Chicago police union boss tells cops to defy COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Chicago police union boss tells cops to defy COVID-19 vaccine mandate


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A Chicago police union boss told cops to defy the city’s upcoming COVID-19 vaccination reporting mandate.

Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara said Tuesday he would take Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration to court if it enforced a directive ordering city workers to report their vaccination status by Friday.

Under the order, unvaccinated municipal workers who don’t submit to regular COVID-19 tests would be placed on unpaid leave.

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Chicago has the nation’s second-largest police department, consisting of about 13,000 cops, many of whom would not comply with the mandate, Catanzara threatened in an online video.

“It’s safe to say that the city of Chicago will

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