Now that September is over, the new numbers have been released and compared to September of 2017, murder numbers are down! That's great news because police is making progress in gun violence. They Chicago Police Department has grown the force by 1,000 from last year. The number this September is 42 compared to the 60 murders September of 2017.
With the release of Smart 911, the force is saying it is allowing CPD to police smarter. With the Jason Van Dyke case underway, the force has to be ready for anything.