Monday, June 01, 2020
TKC MUST SEE!!! KANSAS CITY CHIEF OF POLICE AND MAYOR QUINTON LUCAS KNEEL WITH PROTESTERS WHILST HOLDING #BLACKLIVESMATTER T-SHIRT!!!
A smaller cadre of protesters return to the Kansas City Country Club Plaza following a deadly riot last night.
There was one arrest to start the gathering but the daylight protesting has been mostly peaceful.
Of interest and importance for all residents of the greater metro area . . .
THE KANSAS CITY TOP COP AND MAYOR QUINTON LUCAS TOOK A KNEE AND SHARED A MOMENT OF SILENCE WITH PROTESTERS AS THEY CLASPED #BLACKLIVESMATTER "I CAN'T BREATHE" APPAREL TOGETHER!!!
This might be the money line so far:
Chief Rick Smith: “If there’s a bad apple protesting, throw them out.” Then a protestor yells, “do the same with cops” and the Chief and Mayor @QuintonLucasKC verbally agreed.
Reports indicate the police are already using pepper spray with more unruly protesters . . . Still, the vast majority of the protesters are well behaved and even staying on the sidewalk. Here's the news roundup so far as we wait and see if the good vibes last after dark . . .
The Chief continued to back KCPD tactics, Mayor confirms no curfew tonight.
KC mayor working with police on body cameras, hiring more minority officers
Kansas City public radio "contemplates" protest, omits talk of riot but mentions cupcake shop looting.
More deets on the damage so far . . .
Mayor Lucas talks about protests, what’s next for Kansas City . . .
Developing . . .