Chicago Police Department Struggles As Burnt-Out Cops Quit, With Some Heading To Suburbs

CHICAGO (CBS) – Amy Hurley wanted nothing more than to be a police officer growing up. 

She was the first member of her family to become a cop, joining the Chicago Police Department when she turned 25.

“This is what I wanted to do. I knew it from a very young age, and I loved it,” she said.

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