The village - it's a legal thing in IL - is strapped for cash, cutting back on police, (officers are also leaving on their own) and fighting a legal battle to hold onto their handgun ban. And experiencing a 250% increase in robberies. (Though that may be the effect of small numbers at work.)
Still to be cutting back on police protection while spending taxpayer money to defend a law as outrageous as the DC ban makes little sense to me. I'm sure it makes sense to a
On an unrelated note... you can file this under "Isn't that Ironic!" <b id=red>Updated 9/10:</b> Oak Park fire truck catches fire :: River Forest Leaves Not as bad as having the fire station burn down. Not quite.