Thursday, April 26, 2018
TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! JACKSON COUNTY EXEC FRANK WHITE ADMINISTRATION WORKING TO BRING BACK FORMER KCPD CHIEF FORTÉ AS SHERIFF!!!
Political recycling is a proud tradition among elected officials in Kansas City and while it may not save the planet, the practice saves us the time of having to learn new names.
To wit . . .
TEAM FRANK IS WORKING TO BRING BACK FORMER KCPD CHIEF FORTÉ AS SHERIFF AFTER THE KINKY RESIGNATION OF MIKE SHARP!!!
Allegations of corruption and deets of three-way sex have dominated the discourse over the past two weeks but this new development should start another round of courthouse fighting.
The main point of contention . . .
FORMER CHIEF FORTÉ IS DRAWING A MASSIVE PENSION AND HIS HIGH SALARY COULD THREATEN JACKSON COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT MORALE!!!
A couple of quick refresher links for those who forget that the former KCMO top cop earned top dollar for his services.
KCPD chief racks up more than 1,800 hours of comp time
The former KCPD Chief retired with the City owning him $500K
Accordingly . . . The JaxCo Sheriff's job would start as no less than $100K and would garner the old school Chief at least a cool quarter mil in salary alone for the new job.
Now, the plan so far seems to be a low key move to bring the former Chief in for the interim as the Legislature reviews candidates for a permanent replacement. However, there's nothing (binding) in the charter that says he couldn't takeover the position.
And so . . .
The former top law man in KCMO could move across the street to make even more money whilst residents continue to see the price of so much political fighting in their tax bills as election season approaches.
Developing . . .