Saturday, April 28, 2018
COMEBACK!!! COURTHOUSE INSIDERS TOLD YOU SO FIRST ON TKC!!! FORMER KCPD CHIEF FORTÉ APPLIES FOR INTERIM JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF!!!
The very best TKC TIPSTERS reported that former KCPD Chief was touted for the job of interim Jackson County Sheriff on Thursday. And last night, via Twitter, he confirmed OUR BLOG COMMUNITY REPORTING as news FACT.
Accordingly . . .
REACTION TO THE CHIEF'S COMEBACK HAS BEEN MIXED!!! DO YOU THINK HE'S GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO TURN THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT AROUND???
Here's a sample of the social media feedback . . .
A note about statistics . . .
"The homicide rate in Kansas City rose under your watch. What’s your plan to prevent that from happening across Jackson County?"
Comeback hope . . .
"We need u back like we need president Bill Clinton you got it claim it I can't wait to celebrate when you do make it back"
Juxtaposition . . .
"So instead of failing just one city, you can fail an entire county. Hell, why not? Good luck sir."
News conformation . . .
KSHB: Ex-KCPD chief wants to be interim Jackson County Sheriff
KCTV5: Forte retired from his police as police chief in May of 2017 after five and a half years in the position.
Fox4: Former KC police chief Darryl Forte announces he’s running for interim Jackson County sheriff
What these reports don't mention is the negative feedback from the Legislature and the behind the scenes confirmation that Exec Frank White's selection committee was just for show.
Moreover, controversy over the Chief's hefty pension could sink morale at a critical time for the Sheriff's office.
We invite your comments and insight on this top level law enforcement move that Courthouse insiders told TKC FIRST . . .
You decide . . .