Chicago Department of Aviation officers pack the room for an Aviation Committee hearing, May 22, 2017.

Aviation Committee Chairman Michael Zalewski told reporters Monday, “The consensus is, there’s no consensus,” about the future of security officers at Chicago’s airports. Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans once again faced off with aldermen as more than two dozen Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) officers looked on, sometimes shaking their heads or correcting her under their breath. While the meeting’s purpose was to clarify when City of Chicago employees can remove someone from an airplane, Monday’s discussion waded into a labor battle over whether CDA officers should be designated as police officers or security officers.

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