The dispute over "local control" and law enforcement is ramping up this week.
A lawsuit over representation was recently filed.
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The lawsuit also says Grant’s constitutional rights were violated because the police board was created and maintained “for a discriminatory purpose” of denying African-Americans their right to local control of the police department.
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Gwen Grant, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, sued the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners Tuesday, saying the board is violating taxpayers' and African-Americans' rights. Grant cited the state Hancock Amendment, approved by voters in 1980, which limits taxing and spending and can only be used by taxpayers.