Activist Outcry Against Kansas City Police Unheard By Feds So Far

Another bold declaration from local urban leaders generated quite a few headlines but very little tangible results.

A report on a recent efforts seems hopeful but tacitly admits a lack of "progress" in an ongoing effort to bring down the KCPD Chief and secure local control. 

Money line . . .

"The U.S. Justice Department has resumed "pattern-or-practice" investigations under the Biden administration. Kansas City activists hope such a probe could bring reforms to Kansas City Police."

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Civil Rights Groups Ask Justice Department To Investigate Kansas City Police. What Would That Mean?

A coalition of civil rights groups in Kansas City recently asked the U.S. Department of Justice to launch an investigation into the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department. The partners allege a long pattern of racial bias and inappropriate use of force by officers.