FOR YEARS locals have demanded more police on the streets as the local homicide body count spikes and now, during tough budget talks, the newspaper slaps the community in the face based on nothing more than a desperate ploy to garner more interest in their scribblings.
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Nathan Garrett, the president of Kansas City's Board of Police Commissioners, thinks the city needs more police officers. "I think we have a serious shortage of officers," he said at a recent board meeting. "If we need 65 officers, then that's what we're going to be asking for."