Town Hall Police Cmdr. Elias Voulgaris said a long-standing gang rivalry could be flaring up again.
Cmdr. Elias Voulgaris will join Ald. Tom Tunney and Lakeview residents at 7-Eleven, 3407 N. Halsted. St.
Town Hall District officers held a public roll call to send "a message to the bad guys."
Police said the number of officers in the Town Hall District has decreased since two districts merged.
Town Hall district police said they issued at least 230 citations on Sunday, up from 10 last year.
Police are cracking down on public drinking, rooftop parties and crowded balconies. No bikes on the CTA.
Police sent residents a letter warning about illegal rooftop parties and over-capacity balconies.
Lakeview police said they'll issue fines at the Pride parade and concerts to curtail public drinking.
But some residents doubted the city's numbers after a critical Chicago magazine investigation.
A woman, 27, was sexually assaulted inside a restroom at The Irish Oak bar early Sunday, police said.
Cmdr. Elias Voulgaris planned on "setting the tone" by sending packs of officers to problem areas.
Police will be cracking down on cyclists breaking traffic rules this season.
The initial 911 call after an attack near the mayor's home was never assigned to officers, police said.
The driver had fallen asleep before crashing into a bus and mailbox at Belmont and Clark intersection.
Eight officers joined the district, but 16 left as a result of transfers or retirement.
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