Below is an update regarding protest activity and street closures for the City of Chicago.
The City will be hosting a briefing call today at 5:00pm:
Access code: 146 244 5231
5:00 pm “Shut Down and Protest” 79th and S Racine/St Sabina Church, 1210 W 78th St
6:00 pm “Protest for Breonna Taylor” Palmer Square, 3000 W Palmer to Mayor’s House
7:00 pm “Protest Breonna Taylor Verdict” Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph
There are no street closures at this time; however; expect traffic delays and potential Loop closures this evening.
- If you see something suspicious, report it
- Carry water and stay hydrated
- Choose a landmark to meet at in case you are separated from your group
- Utilize the buddy system
- Remain alert and be observant of surroundings
- Leave any valuables at home
- Do not jump any barricades
- Secure handbags and wallets
- Stay calm and pleasant
- Follow your own instincts
- Leave yourself room to move quickly
- If you see an unattended bag, alert police as quickly as possible
- BOMA/Chicago Security Channel – Join
- Demonstration Building Security Preparedness Checklist – Click Here
- BOMA/Chicago Best Practices Guide for Civil Unrest/Disturbances/Protests – Click Here
As always, if you “See Something, Say Something.” For life-threatening emergencies, call 911. To report suspicious activity, call 855-RPRT-2-S4 (855-777-8274).