Kansas City Hate Crime & Bias Task Force

Reality check . . . Local groups which suffer the most documented targeting are Black trans women and Southeast Asian immigrants  . . . Drill down on the stats of recent assaults, murders & robberies over the past five years and some of our east side leaders MIGHT find difficulty talking about DATA which reveals a surprising source of bias & violence in the metro when we talk about street level crime. 

Translation . . . We're hopeful about a real discussion that would work to keep EVERYONE safe but there's a very real chance this is just another anti-police meetup sponsored by KC taxpayers.

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The 2022 Annual Report of the City’s Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity department (CREO) found 91 bias crime incidents recorded by the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department from 2020-21, according to the resolution's text. Approximately 44% of these bias crime incidents involved a victim who was black, 44% involved physical violence and 29% involved harassment, the resolution text stated.

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KCMO council to consider task force to address hate, bias crimes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Members of the Kansas City, Missouri, City Council will meet on Aug. 3 to discuss a resolution about creating a task force to address hate and bias crimes, including religiously motivated crimes.