McCarthy Blasts Idea of National Guard, State Police on Chicago Streets

By Josh McGhee

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STREETERVILLE — Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Monday blasted the idea of reaching outside the Chicago Police Department to curb violence on the city’s streets.

The idea resurfaced after Gov. Pat Quinn told CBS he would consider using state resources — such as the state police or even National Guard — to combat street violence in Chicago in the wake of last week’s mass shooting in Back of the Yards. The shooting in Cornell Square Park left 13 wounded including a 3-year-old.

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