Chicago Police Chief Postpones “Hot Spot” Meetings

New Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis has "postponed indefinitely" weekly…

New Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis has “postponed indefinitely” weekly meetings of more than 100 police officials to discuss trouble spots around the city while he evaluates if there is a more efficient way to implement crime-fighting strategies, officials said Wednesday.

The meetings were a visible centerpiece in former Supt. Philip Cline’s crime strategy, started in 2003 with the creation of the Deployment Operations Center, a crime-analysis unit partly credited with reducing murders and crime in the city in recent years.

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