Here's an upbeat glimpse at a tactic that hasn't helped reduce the local murder count but does give law enforcement and effective talking point against rampant criticism from activists.
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The Kansas City Police Department is leading the nation when it comes to improving the relationship between the people and the police. It's the first department in the country to have social workers on staff.Officer Alex Saragusa begins every shift with partner Derek Haskell and social worker Lindsay Moran.It's a first-of-its-kind partnership providing social services to residents before they're in crisis."We're able to help these individuals in the community that we work with closely.