Stronger Police Presence in Rogers Park This Halloween, Moore Says

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Chicago Police released surveillance video of a masked suspect in two Rogers Park shootings in the last two days. (Photo courtesy of the Chicago Police.)

Ald. Joe Moore said police presence will remain strong in Rogers Park, as detectives continue to look for the gunman who killed two people earlier this month.

“Commander Roberto Nieves … assures me this increased presence will continue through  Halloween, as police undertake measures to ensure a safe holiday for trick-or-treaters and others,” Moore said in a post on his 49th Ward website.

He said police have received more than 400 tips from residents, and a $21,000 reward offered by Cook County Crime Stoppers remains in place. Anyone with information can call 1-800-535-7867, Moore said.

Chicago police, meanwhile, offered Halloween safety tips, which you can read here.

Moore also posted a listed of family-friendly Halloween activities in the neighborhood. You can read that list here.

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