NATO was here and has gone but Chicago’s new police zone remains. Guardian: “With Nato delegates arriving Saturday night, the City of Chicago has been turned into a police state. Courtesy of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who several months ago began implementing new draconian anti-protest measures, Chicago has gone on security lockdown. Starting early Friday night, 18 May 2012, the Chicago Police Department began shutting down – prohibiting cars, bikes, and pedestrians – miles and miles of highways and roads in the heart of Chicago to create a security perimeter around downtown and McCormick Place…”
There was anti-scale 8 foot security fencing which contributed to the more than $1 Million spent on riot control equipment. F-16′s and helicopters roared over the area. Police, law enforcement, watched everyone from everywhere using hidden video feeds.