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McCarthy encouraged after Obama meeting

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CHICAGO (Associated Press) -

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he was encouraged after meeting with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in Washington.

McCarthy and other law enforcement officials were in Washington earlier this week to discuss gun control and gun violence. The superintendent told reporters Tuesday that he left Monday's meeting convinced the president is committed to gun control.

The police chiefs of Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn., also were at the meeting. Both cities have recently had deadly mass shootings.

McCarthy also says the recent flurry of homicides in Chicago has not made him doubt the strategies he has implemented in Chicago to combat gangs and gun violence. He says many other police chiefs have reported increases in homicide rates.

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