Police stats from last year also reflect more property and car crime and along with a spike in shooting report from just about every social media outlet in town.
Here's the official word that is mostly unchallenged by "journalists" who think they're safe in the suburbs. Read more:
There were more than 200 homicides in the Kansas City metro area in 2018. That's a big number, but it also constitutes a 10% drop from the previous year's count. What the numbers tell us and what they miss when it comes to homicide, plus insights into what we ought to pay more attention to when we talk about violent crime in our communities.