"To avoid redundant services and boost resources on both sides, Kansas City IT is merging with its law enforcement tech department. The sensitive nature of police work means the move is no small feat."
City IT and police IT in Kansas City, Mo., are merging. As with any similar move, the arguments in favor are straightforward: save money by eliminating duplicative services and roles. But it's perhaps harder than in any other case to convince a law enforcement agency to open up its systems and its processes to non-law enforcement staff.