Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced this week that he was adding 200 officers to patrol the streets of Chicago after moving a group of officers from their usual desk jobs.
After hearing about the story, Tom and the crew questioned if this is the solution to Chicago’s problems.
Read what Tom thinks Chicago needs in order to combat their gun violence problems below.
TOM JOYNER: …Two hundred police officers to restore what?
SYBIL WILKES : After 500 deaths last year.
TOM JOYNER: And 42 just this month.
SYBIL WILKES : Just the month of January, and now, okay.
TOM JOYNER: So you’re going to restore order on the south side with 200 police officers? What you need to restore is hope on the south side.
SYBIL WILKES : That’s the truth.
TOM JOYNER: I mean, think about it. You got all that unemployment. You got all that school dropout rate. You got these murders. And crime everywhere. So where’s the hope? Where are your dreams? Restore hope and dreams to the south side and you’ll restore order to the south side. You agree, Syb?
SYBIL WILKES : I absolutely agree.
J. ANTHONY BROWN : And that’s everywhere too.
TOM JOYNER: That’s everywhere.
J. ANTHONY BROWN : All over. Yeah. Yeah.
SYBIL WILKES : Well said.
TOM JOYNER: That’s everywhere. So now after 500 murders last year, 42 this year, you say, okay, 200 more officers on the south side. Let’s get this thing together. No. To get it together you got to, you got to give these, you got to give people on the south side some hope. Some jobs.
SYBIL WILKES : And let’s just say …
TOM JOYNER: Some after school program. Some school program. You got to restore the …
SYBIL WILKES : That’s a good first step, but you, there’s so much more, and as you said, hope covers so many different areas.
TOM JOYNER: It covers everything. It covers everything. You know? Oh, dog’on it. It’s terrible.
SYBIL WILKES : Stop it. Stop it!
TOM JOYNER: Alright. Aright, let’s go. I’ve had my say.
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1. Little Legend and Puddy 😍😍😍😍
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2. "You on point Phife?" "all the time,Tip". 💥 #bannedfromnormal
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3. Vegan! The Impossible burger at Crossroads
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9. Apparently my 260lbs is too much for the actual vines in the Hawaiian jungles to hold me without breaking and me falling hundreds of feet. So for safety purposes, I'm forced to swing thru #Jumanjj on wires strong enough to hold 12 adult buffaloes and 1 adult Rock. #OnSet #Jumanji #IronicallyIEatBuffaloDailyForLunch #MoreManThanNatureKnowsWhatToDoWith
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