Our formerly favorite "alt." publication offers more coverage on a news blast against the Kansas City top cop.
The headline is impressive and the stage is set for the next chapter in this conflict that might or might not burn down half of this cowtown . . . However, for now it's worth noting that votes on the police board remain unswayed by demands for the Chief's removal and outcry for "local control" hasn't yet resonated among the majority of KCMO voters who seem skeptical of "mostly peaceful" protesters.
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On March 18, the Heartland Presbytery released a letter calling for the KCPD Board of Commissioners to fire Chief Smith. The Presbytery includes 81 congregations, 11 worshiping communities, and 173 ministers in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. Email from Heartland Presbytery, representing 81 Presbyterian churches, calls for removal of KC Police Chief Rick Smith.