The newspaper doesn't offer any evidence or reporting on a recent press release indicting local police in the media.
Even worse . . . They're playing police officer and guessing games in their latest editorial screed.
Money line . . .
"We’re also missing an independent police review board, with subpoena power and a full-time staff to root out the truth of police shootings.
"And finally, we’re missing trust."
It's a bold statement for the newspaper to attack the police department head on . . . Or possibly just a sign of their desperation as subscribers and advertising revenue fades.
I don't think they hid this one behind the paywall . . . Read more:
Video of the fatal Kansas City police shooting of 31-year-old Malcolm Johnson in March does not appear to match up with what the Missouri Highway Patrol has said happened. Johnson was shot and killed inside a gas station convenience store at 63rd Street and Prospect Avenue.