On Wednesday, Mayor Quinton Lucas told FOX4 about a secret meeting between him, KCPD Police Chief Rick Smith and Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker. The three discussed new ways to combat violent crime plaguing the city. On Friday, the mayor revealed more about that meeting.
“We’ve been working for some time on looking at a long-term public safety partnership with our partners and friends and the Department of Justice, who’ve worked very collaboratively, including on the prevention and intervention side. It is not just an enforcement game,” Lucas said.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City's homicide rate continues to climb. As of Friday evening, there were 143 murders in the city. While trying to chase down the people terrorizing the streets, city leaders are also crafting a new plan to reduce violent crime. People in Kansas City are tired of being scared, worn out [...]