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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2. HAPPY CHILDREN=QUALITY PARENTING. We don't always see eye to eye on everything and that's normal. We're human beings. But we come together and do it right for what's important, the kids. We are not enemies, we are parents. And we are parents 1st. S/O to @monyettashaw for making Mason's bday memorable. S/O to @itscrystalsmith at home taking care of our other lil' Prince. ❤️❤️❤️ THIS IS WHAT CO-PARENTING LOOKS LIKE. #Blessed #Happy #AboveTheDrama #BiggerThanUs
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3. So happy to finally be able to share with you all that I’m the new Global Brand Ambassador for @Revlon! Follow my day on RevlonSnaps. Yay! Choose Love, Everybody! #RevlonXCiara #chooselove #ad
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7. Today was not easy..but by the grace of God we all got through it. Words cannot express our gratitude for all of your Prayers, Positive thoughts and Support for us throughout the years. Tommy will be missed but most certainly never forgotten...And PLEASE don't ask "Where's Martin?.." he was there too...just not in this picture. Lol! God bless you all.. #LoveConquersAll #MartinShow
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13. Damn girl you kinda old to be headed to the Go Go. You coming in at the age they leaving. LMAO
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31. Nothing I would rather be doing... Rocko setting up our movie, Romelō working on a puzzle & Laiyah singing and sharing all she's learning at school... I'm so grateful for the joy they've brought into my life ... Praying for peace , joy & love in the home of EVERY family ♥️ #HeadScarfPJSunday LOL 😂
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