Thursday, July 02, 2020
TKC MUST READ!!! NORTHEAST NEWS AGAINST KANSAS CITY COP HATE!!!
At the conclusion of last week the Indian Mound Neighborhood board penned a letter distancing themselves from KCPD and canceling neighborhood watch cooperation.
Via social media, that effort was widely celebrated and earned hundreds of likes and shares from friends and supporters.
However, some of the denizens of our blog community and constant readers sent us this opposing viewpoint our way that we nearly overlooked.
Northeast News: And the cop hate continues
Money line . . .
"The single-spaced screed released by the Indian Mound Neighborhood Association Board of Directors last week claims to speak for “well over 10,000 residents” and being one of the “largest neighborhood associations in the city.”
"How many of those 10,000 residents did the four-person, Indian Mound Board check with before deciding by fiat to speak for them? Additionally, how many dues paying members did the board consult before sending out this hate laced letter? Was there any attempt to, in an open forum, discuss the bullet pointed demands with neighborhood residents and the police department?
"We can answer all three questions: None. None. Nope."
Read the editorial in its entirety because there's a lot of important info there about a neighborhood shooting and recent history.
Meanwhile, the culture war over tactics, funding and the future of policing continues to divide not only the nation but also local neighborhoods.
Developing . . .