Kansas City Star STILL Hopes To Defund Police

As the newspaper loses advertisers, subscribers and relevance . . . They're still hoping to direct policy despite a decisive court SMACKDOWN.

Check their marching orders for Mayor Q in a fight he recently LOST . . .

"Someone must step forward and insist on a 20% hard cap on the police budget, with additional funds provided only after the department commits to community-oriented reforms."

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Mayor Lucas, don't be another rubber stamp for anything the Kansas City police demand

OPINION AND COMMENTARY For years, this newspaper has argued for local control of the Kansas City Police Department. We've said the state-appointed police board doesn't really supervise the city's largest and most important function, leading to inefficiencies and soaring crime. That opinion now skates on the thinnest possible ice.