Recent KCPD push back against illegal sideshow street takeovers organized via social media have resonated across the metro.
The message seems pretty clear that KCPD is getting serious about enforcement before warmer weather allows the trend to pick up momentum.
A worthwhile comment from a TKC reader offers perspective on the coverage so far . . .
"Interesting how all of the local media outlets seem to have deliberately left out the part from PDs presser about how two people were shot related to last night’s events.
"It’s very apparent that they are doing their best to shape the narrative by minimizing the side shows as just gatherings of people who want to have fun when there have been so many shootings related to them in the last year."
Proof . . .
Accordingly, we notice law enforcement putting the word out regarding the new tactic.
Reality check: Things are going to get tougher for illegal Kansas City sideshows from now on . . .
The message is important if only to avoid further conflict, protect innocent people riding along and so that illicit drivers can't say that they weren't warned.
Developing . . .