Cities across the nation are coping with the same spike in violence that currently confronts KCMO.
So far neither "local control" nor a politically charged police funding switcheroo seems to have an impact on increasingly violent streets.
And so we share this "big picture" perspective on local violence that has been exacerbated by anti-police sentiment.
More to the point . . .
Whilst mayor & police commission fight over money . . . Neighborhoods are neglected in the growing threat of an upcoming crime spike.
Check-it . . .
An unrelenting surge in gun violence and murder is gripping American cities even before the habitual summer spike in crime, leaving police brass from New York to New Orleans scrambling for solutions.
Developing . . .