Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Violence Free KC Survey Misses The Mark
An important missive on continued urban core frustration with anti-crime groups questions misguided tactics reflected in their latest efforts.
Take a look:
Northeast News: We’re violence free. Hooray!
Money line . . .
"Nowhere in this survey was there a question about the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department and the staffing shortages therein. Interestingly, the police department isn’t even mentioned in the survey. Let that sink in for a minute. A survey supposedly about the reduction of violent crime and KCPD isn’t given so much as a mention. Not a total surprise, given this is the bunch that thinks law enforcement is the problem, not the solution.
"Also conspicuously absent from the survey was any reference to the prosecutor’s office and the effective prosecution of street-level violent criminals. Given there’s still a bullet in the back door of our building fired from the gun possessed by a violent felon – a felon who still walks the streets of Northeast today – we’ve got skin in the game on this one."
Developing . . .