"I want to be the guy to put this place on the map."
VICE News speaks with an active-duty CPD officer, Superintendent Eddie Johnson, and a mother of victims to better understand the dynamics at play in Chicago amidst a surge in gun violence.
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Two weeks ago a pair of black teenagers were killed by Chicago cops in separate incidents, and residents have taken to the streets to protest, resulting in yet more clashes between a police department and a community that don't trust each other.
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