Not so long ago this local suburb suffered an EPIC CUT IN POLICE and their longstanding crime problem grew even worse . . . Almost immediately afterward.
Today, there's a hope the vague plan backed by COMBAT anti-crime taxpayer cash will help reverse the trend that started in the mid-80s.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A new crime prevention program in Raytown will focus on helping young people who may become exposed to violent crime. The program, called "Raytown United," officially launched Thursday afternoon at a news conference with law enforcement and community leaders, including Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and Raytown Police Chief Robert Kuehl.