Former Police Supt. Garry McCarthy creates mayoral exploratory committee

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Chicago’s top cop to remain in hospitalCHICAGO– Chicago’s former police superintendent Garry McCarthy is setting the stage for a run for mayor.

He hasn’t declared his candidacy but his backers have filed the necessary papers to create the “Garry McCarthy for mayoral exploratory committee.” So now, he can raise campaign money.

Mayor Emanuel fired McCarthy, two years ago, in the wake of the Laquan McDonald video.