As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block is on indefinite hiatus. The site will remain up in archive form while we evaluate our options, which may include a redesign or sale.
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Wednesday, February 22
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security looked at Project Shield, Cook County's security measure which outfitted squad cars with cameras able to send live feed, amongst other things. Though installation began in 2005, the recent investigation found that everything that could go wrong, well, did.