File this move under "Restorative justice" for activist demonstrators at least. Meanwhile, the news rules for authorities offer a glimpse at City Hall's increasingly adversarial relationship with with police despite public displays of solidarity.
Here's the roundup of today's presser proclamation and then a question . . .
Mayor Q Launches Po-Po Independent Review
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mayor Quinton Lucas has announced new measures focused on keeping police accountable by the city and the community through third-party agencies and resources.
All Is Forgiven From City Hall
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas today announced several new oversight measures for the Kansas City Police Department, all of which were approved by the Board of Police Commissioners during an emergency Board meeting. "I have spent significant time listening to Kansas Citians this week, who all share this message: we're tired of waiting for change," said Mayor Lucas.
Kansas City Tear Gas Questions After Smoke Clears
After an emergency meeting of the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners, police Chief Rick Smith has been ordered to conduct a review of the use of tear gas and other projectiles during the protests at the Country Club Plaza.Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas also announced a series of sweeping
Unity March Postscript
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Following a police and community march Wednesday, Kansas City, Missouri, police again reported a successful night of protests near the Country Club Plaza. KCPD spokesperson Sgt. Jacob Becchina said in an email that, "once again, tonight was our best night yet."
KCMO Citizen Media Protection
Kansas City Mayor Announces Police Reforms, Pardons Man Who Videotaped Incident That Led To Charges Against Officers
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas on Thursday announced a series of police reforms in the aftermath of tense protests that have exposed numerous grievances about police relations with the community.
Beg Your Pardon, Mayor Q!!!
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - On Thursday, Mayor Quinton Lucas cast a positive light on recent protests. He also responded to protesters demanding accountability and reforms in our local police department. "We have continued to see better interactions between the police department and our protesters," he said.
Accordingly, we ask . . .
WILL NEW RULES FOR PO-PO SATISFY PROTESTERS OR MAKE FUTURE DEMONSTRATIONS HARDER TO CONTROL?!?
You decide . . .