Tuesday, November 19, 2019
SHOCK!!! KANSAS CITY MOUNTED PATROL SHUT DOWN AMID 2019 MURDER SPIKE!!!
A Kansas City of crowd control and community outreach takes a hit as public support of this unit wasn't able to outweigh KCPD manpower concerns.
First word from KCTV5 via Twitter:
KCPD mounted patrol will be put back out into the mix to help offset shortage of officers on the street . . .
More news from KSHB:
Chief Rick Smith has talked to mounted patrol to find a regional approach to keep the unit going BUT starting today those officers will move back to the streets.
This will allow current patrol officers to apply to the 8 open positions needed in violent crimes.
Developing . . .