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REVITALIZATION IN THE NEWS: City Announces New Ways to Partner with the City on Improving Public Safety

"Through these bold new initiatives, all of our residents can play a critical role in keeping our communities safe," said Mayor Lightfoot.

The City of Chicago on Monday announced new city-led initiatives designed to aid residents and businesses in promoting safety within their communities and the city.

The initiatives include a Home and Business Protection Rebate Program, a camera registration website, and the fundraising kickoff for what the city states as the: "largest gun-turn-in program in Chicago’s history."

 

Click here to read the full press release.

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