The violence in this town is now at a record breaking pace . . . Meanwhile, our elected leaders don't seem to be taking much notice or sharing any concern.
In fact . . .
Amongst our elected leaders in KCMO, there's far more interest in new efforts to raid the police budget this year and campaign for Democratic Party allies at risk of a midterm election sweep.
Here's more insight on the continued tragedy . . .
But two months into 2022, violence is tearing families apart in KCMO at the same pace it has in recent years."We’re never going to arrest our way out of this, not flooding the streets with more police officers," Branden Mims, the chief operating officer of Ad Hoc Group Against Crime said. "We need a from the ground up response, we need to tackle poverty, we need some societal changes that have created these environments where violence thrives."
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A five-year-old boy injured in a triple shooting early Monday morning in Kansas City, Missouri, has been released from the hospital, according to family. It comes as homicide detectives are working to find the person who fired the weapon that killed his mother and her boyfriend.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nearly one month ago, a Kansas City mother was killed in her own apartment with her children nearby. Police are searching for answers and her family wants to understand why. Jenna Nava, 35, was extremely loved and her family and friends say she loved them right back.
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