Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Feds Pay For More Kansas City Police

A U.S. Department of Justice grant announced Wednesday will allow the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department to hire an additional 18 officers to investigate gangs, drug trafficking and other violent crime.

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KCPD awarded $3.6 million grant by the DOJ

According to a recent release, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas announced today that the Kansas City Police Department has been awarded a $3,675,522 million grant by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) as part of Attorney General William Barr's Operation Relentless Pursuit initiative.


Anonymous said...

This is nice but when you factor in retirements and other circumstances. It will barely keep officer levels at their current number. And that obviously isn't enough.

Anonymous said...

Will never be seen on the street level. Sad.

Anonymous said...

^^^ Good point. A lot of these jobs sound like PR positions. They should hire more community officers that the public actually sees.

Anonymous said...

Giving more funds to a lazy, incompetent organization is a complete waste.