Police stories reveal extent of looting, riot harm in downtown space


Pins mark the places of burglaries reported within the downtown space throughout widespread looting and riots on Might 30 and 31, 2020. | EasyMapMaker

We’re starting to an concept of what number of downtown companies have been burglarized and broken throughout riots and looting two weekends in the past.

Early info from the Chicago Police Division exhibits 116 burglaries on Might 30 and 31 have been reported within the CPD districts that shield the downtown space.

By comparability, the 2 earlier weekends mixed noticed only one housebreaking in the identical districts.

Reviews filed within the downtown districts are unfold throughout the world. Movies posted to social media in the course of the riots confirmed widespread looting alongside the Magnificent Mile, but police information exhibits solely a few housebreaking and prison harm stories have been filed to date alongside the famed retail hall.

Pins mark the places of prison harm stories filed in reference to the riots and looting of Might 30 and 31, 2020 | EasyMapMaker

Along with the burglaries, one other 89 prison harm stories have been filed within the downtown police districts for Might 30 and 31, based on CPD information. The identical districts obtained a complete of 10 prison harm stories in the course of the two earlier weekends mixed.

Farther north, the Lakeview-based 19th Police District obtained 20 housebreaking stories in the course of the two days of looting. That compares to only one housebreaking report for the 2 earlier weekends mixed.

The district obtained 23 prison harm stories on Might 30 and 31, based on the info. It obtained 10 such stories over the 2 earlier weekends.

Companies proceed to file riot-related police stories as staff return to shops for the primary time because the rebellion. Many individuals reported getting busy indicators or encountering interminable wait occasions once they tried to file police stories over the cellphone final week.

Mapping of the 19th District’s stories exhibits a pocket of harm stories filed alongside Clark Road between Fullerton and Diversey. Clusters of burglaries have been reported close to the Clybourn hall and close to the three-way intersection of Ashland, Lincoln, and Belmont.

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