The devil is always in the details, especially when politicians, police, and numbers are involved.
Taken at face value, though, we are very pleased to see Alderman Tunney stepping up to the plate with an influential group of his fellow aldermen.
We hope to learn more about the plan and see our police force grow rather than continue to shrink.
Most important to our neighborhood, though, is getting replacements for the 100+ officers that we have lost since 2012. There's another long, hot summer coming and it will be a disaster without replenishment.
We're going to pretend that this proposal isn't DOA and simply a way for the sponsors to gain political cover.