TKC MUST READ!!! KANSAS CITY NORTHEAST NEWS BLAMES JACKSON COUNTY PROSECUTOR MEAN JEAN PETERS BAKER FOR SUSPECT GUNMAN GONE SCOT-FREE!!!
Accountability from local elected officials has been hard to come by during this Summer's trendsetting Kansas City crime surge.
In this exceptionally brave column, the Northeast News offers their perspective on real life experience with local violence and its consequences or lack thereof . . .
Northeast News: Prosecutorial Fail
Money line . . .
"The shooter was a convicted felon in possession of a gun, we naturally assumed (operative verb) he would remain in custody and be automatically sent back to the big house for five years. Oh, how wrong we were. Not only did that individual roll back out after a 24-hour hold, but the Jackson County Prosecutor’s office opted, when presented the case by the Police Department’s Assault Squad, not to prosecute. Let that sink in for a moment, will you? The top person in charge of making sure bad people go to jail opted not to prosecute a convicted felon, illegally in possession of a firearm, who shot an individual and caused property damage to a nearby building in the process . . ."
Read the column in its entirety.
You decide . . .