John Kozlar

John Kozlar for Mayor of Chicago

At Issue: John Kozlar, Chicago Mayoral Candidate

February 16, 2019 - 5:44 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Lawyer and mayoral candidate John Kozlar said he feels that Chicago Police are doing a great job and deserve backing from the mayor and city council. But he agrees with some of the federal consent decree recommendations.

For example, he said, he believes that the police need more and better training, as well as continued training. But he doesn't agree that officers should have to file reports every time they point their guns at someone.

Kozlar said he also has a plan for easing tension between police and troubled communities. He proposes that 60 percent of the police officers who patrol a district should live there.

But, he said, police are feeling tensions too from scrutiny and official criticisms.

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