KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Recently elected Jackson County Sheriff Darryl Forte is ready for change, especially at the county jail he'll soon oversee. Forte - the former Kansas City, Missouri, police chief, who was appointed sheriff on an interim basis in May and was elected to a full term in November - made that clear Friday in a letter sent to employees.
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Will Sheriff Forté Fix Jackson County Jail?!?!
This article looks at the bright side of a longstanding local human rights crisis but the reality is that the Courthouse has had YEARS to confront this problem and so far any proposed "solutions" are few and far between. HOWEVER, charter changes and more help from the Exec's office might turn the tide and provide an opportunity for a lasting fix. Take a look: