There's a litany of good news today for Kansas City's finest but every win streak comes to an end. And so we ask . . .
WILL THE SUMMER GET TOUGHER FOR KCPD AMID RISING HOMICIDE COUNT & THE CONSTANT THREAT THAT URBAN CORE TENSION WILL REIGNITE?!?
Already we notice entertainment district push back from both urban & progressive local denizens.
Remember that the curfew always elicits some tough KCMO discussion and resentment of local laws and the people who risk their lives to enforce them.
But for now, we share just a few of the nicer news links worth a peek:
Social Media Po-Po Success
On National Doughnut Day last week, the Kansas City Missouri Police Department's Twitter account posted a joke about cops and doughnuts. In a photograph, several rows of yellow long johns spelled out "Caution Do Not Cross," along with the message: "For some reason our crime tape keeps disappearing."
KCPD Horse Play Continues
The Kansas City Police Department Board of Police Commissioners announced Tuesday that the department will continue the Mounted Patrol Division with a focus on crime reduction.The department had been considering shutting down the Mounted Patrol and shifting those officers to patrolling the streets.
Mad Brave Tribute
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City, Missouri police officer was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for a daring arrest made on August 25, 2018. Officer Jordan Clark was awarded the honor for witnessing a homicide and arresting a suspect all by himself.
Developing . . .