Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Budget Director Susie Park on Wednesday held a virtual town hall to discuss results of a budget survey that shows residents want money reallocated from police services to other departments.

At a time when policy analysts say Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s task of presenting a balanced budget amid an economic downturn due to the pandemic is already “a challenge,” a citywide survey released by the mayor’s office shows nearly nine in 10 respondents  support reallocating city resources away from police .

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