Several police departments in the Chicago area are planning to hold a Memorial Day parade or a memorial service this year, nearly a year after a shooting in Highland Park that killed seven people and injured dozens on Independence Day. It announced plans to increase the number of police officers on duty at the ceremony.
Meanwhile, Mayor Brandon Johnson announced a plan to combat violence over Memorial Day weekend, which includes highlights of previous administrations’ efforts to address and prevent shootings.
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