By Amy Wooten - Windy City Times

The Town Hall Police District, located in the heart of Boystown, has a new commander who made history by becoming the first woman to lead that particular district. The development resulted from new Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis' recent massive department overhaul.

Former 20th District Commander Kathleen Boehmer, who has years of experience working with the LGBT community, replaced Gary Yamashiroya as commander of the 23rd District. Yamashiroya is now commander of the Area 3 Detective Division.

The Town Hall District is located at 3600 N. Halsted, meaning that it is practically next door to the Center on Halsted.

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