We were with them briefly, on the first few stops of their evening patrol, as they checked out local schools and parks, a commercial/industrial area near the western edge of the neighborhood, a hot spot near the Belt Railway tracks that is a concern because of underage drinking, and other places.
Video highlights of our ride-along are posted on the Southwest Chicago Post's YouTube channel:
A little background on the group can be found here:
Want to join the group and be an extra set of eyes and ears for the police? Attend the next CAPS Beat 812 meeting, set for 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 12 at the Clearing Branch Library, 6423 West 63rd Place.
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