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Jody Weis will be stepping down as Chicago’s top cop at the end of the day on Tuesday, the last day of his contract as Chicago police superintendent. Former top cop Terry Hillard will take his place.

Serving as the Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department has been an honor and a great privilege,” Weis said in a written statement Tuesday afternoon. “I thank Mayor Daley, and the residents of Chicago, for this opportunity of a lifetime.”

Mayor Richard M. Daley’s office announced Tuesday afternoon former Supt. Terry Hillard is being named interim superintendent for the final two months of Daley’s term in office. Hillard served as superintendent from 1998 until his retirement in 2003.

Source: Chicago CBS Local

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