Sheriff Forté doesn’t only see racism, but has himself experienced more direct disrespect in his two years as Sheriff than he did in 5 & 1/2 years as KCPD Chief.
“Some of the things going on with the sheriffs office is because I’m a black male telling telling them what to do and they’re not accustom to it,” Sheriff Forté said.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - With tensions mounting throughout the country and in the metro the former chief of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department is speaking out about racism in law enforcement. Former KCPD Chief Darryl Forte, now the Jackson County Sheriff, is pulling no punches when it comes to racism, saying it is an uncomfortable topic that needs to be talked about.