Law enforcement and politicos are obliged to make this ask every year . . . The warnings have even less impact then pleas for crime tips, social distancing advice, e-tax reminders and encouragement to wear condoms . . . Of course, locals locked at home won't be doing any of that tonight.
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Gunshots or fireworks? While that may be a running joke in the city's urban core, the Kansas City Missouri Police Department and Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas strongly, emphasis on strongly discourage celebratory gunfire when celebrating the New Year's holiday. "This type of gunfire is 100% preventable," said KCPD Chief Rick Smith.