Aurora police chief a finalist to lead Chicago force

Chicago News

Chicago’s next police superintendent will be either the woman running the Aurora Police Department or one of two men: the retired Dallas police chief or a fast-rising Chicago police deputy chief.

Aurora’s Kristen Ziman, Dallas’ David Brown and Chicago’s Ernest Cato are the three finalists chosen by the Chicago Police Board after a nationwide search, according to a city hall source.


Ziman recently tested positive for the coronavirus and is leading her suburban department — about the size of one Chicago police district — from her home.

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