Despite the fact that they fund fewer and fewer Chicago policemen every year, and instead spend more and more money on "social programs" and
All those programs and handouts haven't materially resulted in a betterment for any of the people living in those areas, and have, if anything, resulted in even less civilized behavior from those residents.
Check out the rates of single parent households. Welfare is, if not THE problem, at least a significant one.
What no one in the media seems to bother to mention is the fact that all the money spent in liberal programs and social engineering is not returning any results. None, zero, nada. The problem is the people.
The issue in the south side of Chicago isn't anything more than a cultural one. Exacerbated by the so called leaders that the community elects over and over again to help
If the city needs policing, let the city hire and train policemen, rather than use National Guardsmen who, while no doubt good folks, aren't trained to be police. And let the city fund those same policemen, rather than hand out money in the vain attempt to buy civilized behavior and order, rather than expect someone else to pay for it.
Read SecondCityCop to find a policeman's perspective.