Chicago is fixable: What Detroit can teach us about Chicago

Last month, Mayor Emanuel and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced plans to overhaul the city’s police department which included putting 1,000 more officers on the street.

It is a move to fix a horribly strained relationship with the community.

The number of shootings and homicides are spiraling out of control.  Numbers are already much higher than last year.

And some officers are under investigation for their actions in many high-profile cases as well.

In early September, WGN’s Micah Materre sat down with Detroit's Chief of Police James Craig, the man who says he turned his  police department around and helped to bring crime down after years of problems and morale issues there.

And he believes Chicago is fixable too.

Tonight on the WGN News at Nine, Craig talks about the changes he`s made, what has worked and how it’s helped to change the face of the Motor City. And he has some suggestions for Chicago as well.