However, a reality check . . .
RIGHT NOW THERE AREN'T ENOUGH VOTES TO REMOVE THE KCPD CHIEF!!!
The politics of the police board could rapidly change . . . But this screed puts the so-called paper of record out on a limb.
Check the overview from our whisper buddies at public radio . . .
The Kansas City Star has joined a growing chorus of voices calling for the resignation of Kansas City Police Chief Rick Smith. In an editorial today, The Star's editorial board said the department is whiter now than it was when he became chief three years ago, and its officers have shot and killed twice as many Black men as it did during the first three years of his predecessor's leadership.