3rd District councilwoman, Melissa Robinson is sponsoring the resolution to move toward local control of the the police department. That resolution directs the city manager to conduct an analysis of the advantages and disadvantages if control of KCPD were returned to the city, which hasn't happened since 1939. https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/city-council-member-pushes-for-local-control-of-kcpd
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Resolved: Kansas City Police 'Local Control' Effort Continues . . .
Amid outcry after another police shooting, the effort to PUT CITY COUNCIL IN CHARGE OF POLICE DECISIONS is gaining steam and terrifying most residents who realize the implications of the move . . .