RAYTOWN, Mo. -- Crimes rates are on the rise in Raytown, according to the latest FBI data. At the same time, the police department is bracing for a $2.7 million cut to its proposed budget. "The heart and soul of a police department is being able to patrol the streets of their city," Alderman Eric Teeman, who worked on the budget cuts, said.
Monday, September 04, 2017
Raytown Confronts Crime Spree With Fewer Officers On The Street
A Kansas City trend continues in Raytown . . . Less officers on the street spells more crime. Great reporting from NBC Action News on this tragic fact of life and local priorities or lack thereof . . .