Kansas City Crime Scene: Audits & COVID Confront Po-Po

In this post we share today's news on police action, ALLEGED misdeeds and issues confronting law enforcement . . .

Like it or not, outcry for accountability persists as does danger from a global plague . . .

Check the  www.TonysKansasCity.com news link collection . . .

KCMO Suffer Police Car Trouble

As Kansas City Police Resist City Control, Department Refuses To Respond To Audits

The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department should monitor how often employees who are granted "take home" police cars actually respond to after-hour emergencies. It should consider prohibiting employees from transporting family or friends with department vehicles. And it should track how much the use of take-home vehicles costs the department.


Man federally charged in connection with four local bank robberies

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A 32-year-old man has been federally charged in connection with four different bank robberies that happened earlier this year. According to the grand jury indictment, Joseph P. Hall has been charged with four counts of bank robbery in connection with the following incidents: May 24: Security Bank of Kansas City at 1101 SW 3rd St.

Low-Rent Liquor Crook Caught On Camera

Police attempting to ID suspect in August aggravated robbery at KCK liquor store

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Detectives with the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department are asking for help in identifying the suspect seen in the surveillance video above captured during an aggravated robbery last month. The robbery was reported just before 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug.

Injury Aftermath In The Dotte

Driver runs from scene following three-vehicle crash in Kansas City, Kansas

by: Brian Dulle Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating after the driver who allegedly caused a three-vehicle crash ran from the scene. The incident was reported just after 11:30 p.m. at Wolcott Road (K-5) and Marxen Road near Lakeside Speedway.

Run The Jewels

Police searching for suspects and stolen jewelry from NE Kansas City home

by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City police are searching for burglary suspects and what they stole from a northeast Kansas City home. Police say the jewelry was taken between July 17 and July 18 in the 9300 block of NE 93rd Terrace and have sentimental value to the family.

Mexican Restaurant Divorce Worthy Of Telenovela

Lawsuit claims brother stole profits, PPP and SBA funds from their Mi Ranchito restaurants - Kansas City Business Journal

Divorce proceedings spurred Leoncio De La Torre to take a look at the books of three Mi Ranchito restaurants he co-owns with his brother, Rulber. What Leoncio claims he found - alleged misuse of PPP and SBA funds and improper payouts to a soon-to-be ex-wife - prompted him to file a federal lawsuit.

JoCo Tribute After Tragedy

Flags at half-staff to honor Overland Park Officer Freddie Castro

OVERLAND PARK, KS (KCTV) -- Flags are at half-staff at the Overland Park Police Department in honor of Officer Freddie Castro. The 23-year-old died from COVID-19 complications this week. He was not vaccinated and spent more than a month in the hospital. Memorial services for Castro will be held next week.

1st Responders Plagued By Pandemic Risk

COVID-19 reported as leading cause of death among law enforcement in 2020

According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, 2020 was one of the deadliest years in decades for law enforcement officers. COVID-19 was the leading cause, accounting for 145 of the 264 federal, state, military, tribal, and local law enforcement officer fatalities.

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