• Chicago already has a community policing program—complete with a logo

Ron Holt was leaving the press conference when he nearly stepped into the path of a briskly marching Garry McCarthy, the Chicago police superintendent.

It was just a few minutes after McCarthy and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, with the cameras rolling, had declared a renewed war on drugs—and let everyone know that its success depended on members of the community claiming dangerous corners from gangs.

“Nobody here gets a pass,” the mayor said.