A recent Kansas City homeless relocation effort by Mayor Quinton Lucas has sparked controversy, division among volunteers and a threat to a vulnerable population.
Earlier today TV news provided follow-up but so far we haven't heard any response from Mayor Q at the time of this writing.
In fact, the "no-full-time armed security" deflection is an exceptionally ineffectual obfuscation that fails to answer concerns about legit complaints.
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Read this latest update closely and it looks as if KCMO is prepping to indirectly pay the anti-cop, rebooted, local Black Panthers cash for their services . . . Check-it:
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Homeless are still being housed at the Kansas City Convention Center, but ReStart isn’t a part of it citing security issues among other problems.
The news followed an announcement the Black Panther Revolutionary Party would be providing security.
The city said in a statement, “This warming center will be staffed by members of Kansas City government during all hours of operation. There are no plans for full-time armed security, though the city will engage the Kansas City Police Department should it ever be necessary.”
The city also said it currently has no contract with CIE. Weeks said a memorandum of understanding is being finalized.
On the bright side, as a postscript to this story we can report that TKC READERS ARE DONATING TO RESTART in order to help their mission to provide safe services to help the homeless -- Their services are truly a good cause and an investment in our community.
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