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Chicago Mayor has secret unit of 70 cops protecting her, plus 20-officer bodyguard detail




Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, once an advocate for Defund the Police, has a secret group of cops protecting her alongside her bodyguard, it's been revealed.

The unit of 65 officers, five sergeants and a lieutenant are providing protection for the city’s mayor together with her bodyguard detail of about 20 officers.

The revelation comes after Lightfoot proposed slashing $80 million from the Chicago Police Department budget in 2020 during Defund the Police protests.

The proposal was later scaled back and $59 million of the budget was cut.

She has since denounced the movement and  pleaded with the AG to send ATF agents to the city for six months after it saw its murder rate jump to 25-year high.



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