The headlines is a bit clickbait-y in order to garner eyeballs . . .
Kansas City police clear more cases with white victims than racial minorities
However, the overall report offers some great numbers and a myriad of worthwhile perspectives on the crisis . . .
KCPD reported a 73% homicide clearance rate in 2020, roughly 32.7% higher than its 2019 homicide clearance rate of 55%.
“It takes a whole community to work with the police department to do a better job,” said 57-year-old Rosilyn Temple, whose son was killed in 2011. “The police didn’t do this. What about what the community needs to do? If we can protest police, we got to protest us.”
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
Despite lower homicide rate, Kansas City police clear more cases with white victims than racial minorities
by: Brianna Lanham Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Data from the Kansas City Police Department shows more homicides with white victims were cleared between 2016 and 2020, despite a higher homicide rate for minorities.