Let's not forget that this is one of our FAVORITE longtime local publications in Kansas City history. Sadly, new management eschews a REAL alternative perspective and instead is taking notes from cornflakes on police reform . . . Which could be funny if the author didn't seem to be taking it seriously.
And, sadly, this strategy is in line with notable axiom that has led so many other biz endeavors to doom - "Get Woke, Go Broke" is a "term used to describe a company in the field of entertainment that ignores their core audience in favour of pandering to certain groups of people that results in poor commercial performances due to alienating the audience that made the company popular, to begin with . . . "
In Kansas City, i ncoming police officers spend approximately 1,000 hours training in a police academy for a lifetime career of policing. Of those hours, less than eight percent are spent on interpersonal perspectives, while nearly 73 percent are split between combat, weaponry, and defense training.