The Kansas City plan to address worsening violence in Westport is now dependent on police manpower and tech tracking.
Here's a peek at a statement from authorities . . .
“The main goal with the contingent of officers we have in this plan isn’t enforcement — it’s more of a presence," a lead KCPD official explained Thursday while speaking during a KCMO City Council meeting.Department leaders said in addition to officers, signs are located throughout Westport to alert crowds of cameras. “Let people know that, 'Hey, there is cameras here for maybe a little bit of comfort to know or security,'" the official added. "Also to maybe deter some of the people, bad apples, that they want to do certain things.”
And so, given a few more perspectives about this topic we'd like to address, we ask readers . . .
WILL INCREASED KANSAS CITY LAW ENFORCEMENT SURVEILLANCE DETER MASS SHOOTINGS IN WESTPORT?!?!
There is a bevy of data to show that cameras by themselves aren't effective at preventing violence but prove more useful when combined with increased security on the ground.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Days after a mass shooting in , leaders with the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department explained their safety plan in entertainment districts. "The main goal with the contingent of officers we have in this plan isn't enforcement - it's more of a presence," a lead KCPD official explained Thursday while speaking during a KCMO City Council meeting.