Chicago boosts police presence to tamp down July 4 violence

Chicago's police department is following a familiar playbook for the July 4 holiday by flooding the street with officers and arresting dozens of people on drugs and weapons charges in the hopes of keeping them locked up during what is typically one of the most violent weekends of the year.

CPD accepting applications for 2017 police exam

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson joined Good Day Chicago to talk about this year's CPD hiring exam. The police department is making an effort to hire 970 new officers in the next two years.