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Chicago Enhances Pride Events Security

 

OEMClogoCity of Chicago officials, aldermen and event organizers are pledging enhanced safety and security measures ahead of the June 18-19 Pride Fest and the 47th Annual Pride Parade on Sunday, June 26.

“Since the tragedy in Orlando, OEMC and the Chicago Police Department have met several times and we have adjusted resources and increased security measures so that the focus can remain on what Pride Fest and the Pride Parade are all about – the celebration of our LGBT community,” said Rich Guidice, Managing Deputy Director of Operations for the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC).

To keep the community informed about the safety and security plans, Equality Illinois is sharing the city’s detailed press release.

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