KANSAS CITY POLICE DETENTION OFFICER CHARED WITH STEALING FROM INMATE!!!
More problems for the local jail system and the important effort for local authorities to clean up the ongoing mess.
Here's the statement . . .
KCPD detention officer charged in alleged theft of prisoner's money
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A Kansas City, MO, Police Department detention officer has been charged with one count of misdemeanor theft for allegedly taking money from a prisoner, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
The officers faces one misdemeanor count of Theft/Stealing.*
According to court documents filed today, the suspect was in charge of inventory of a man who had been placed under arrest and was being processed at South Patrol Division Detention Facility. A review of video showed the defendant conducting a money count and placing bills into his left pocket. He later told police questioning him he stole a $100 bill from the prisoner, although a reported money count by the defendant showed the loss was $1800.00.
Developing . . .