Monday, December 03, 2018

Northeast Kansas City Crime Down From HISTORIC Levels: Is That Progress???

End of the year talking points from the Kansas City political and law enforcement leadership arguing for a statistical victory whilst locals notice more endemic problems related to a rising homeless population and drug trade spike. Read more:

After Finally Coordinating Efforts, Crime Drops In Northeast Kansas City

With just one month of the year left, there have been zero homicides in Kansas City's Northeast neighborhood in 2018, down from 11 last year, according to Kansas City police data. On top of that, aggravated assaults are down 15 percent and robberies 20 percent from 2017. It's no coincidence.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Must not be counting all the rolling gun battles over there.

Hyperblogal said...

The zero homicides in northeast in 2018 is inaccurate I can think of 4 just off the top of my head.

Anonymous said...

The Mexicans went back to Mexico for the winter!