Darryl Forté's plan this week was to quietly ease his way into retirement. Serving nearly six years as the Kansas City police chief, Forté has spent countless late nights and early mornings at homicide scenes. While out there, Forté used his Twitter account to feed followers updates and photos of detectives and the women and men in uniform.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Dead-Tree Media Pens Retirement Love Letter To Police Chief Forté Amid Increased Violence And Ongoing Kansas City Homicide Spike
Murders are up 20% this year and the spike was double digits last year . . . However, civic elite and their fading newspaper continue to describe the tenure of the outgoing Chief as a success. Here's the latest bit of hype . . .