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Chief: Choose safety over dollars in setting gas station hours

Normally soft spoken, Oak Park Police Chief Shatonya Johnson vehemently defended the village’s new 24-hour gas station ban during an Oct. 25 public hearing on the ordinance. Unlike her predecessor, LaDon Reynolds who seldom spoke publicly about policing issues, Johnson’s speech was laden with the force of her conviction that safety should always trump the […]