Kansas City Crime Scene: Police Search Collab, Gunfire & Care Crime

In this quick collection we link a few stories from today and gather reports from across the metro on police action, rising violence, court cases with just a bit of good new toward the end of the compilation.

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Jackson County prosecutor, KCPD interim chief meet to clarify police search procedures

Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and Kansas City, Missouri's interim police chief Joseph Mabin met Tuesday morning to clarify the department's policy regarding searches on private property after allegations against the department surfaced in a federal lawsuit filed Friday.

Kansas City police refute claims of policy changes after federal lawsuit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City man, Daniel Fox, is accusing KCPD of implementing a new policy after the conviction former detective Eric Devalkanaere. Devalkenaere shot and killed Cameron Lamb at his home in 2019. Last November, he was convicted of second-degree manslaughter and armed criminal action.

Human remains found in the woods near 47th and Raytown Road

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Police Department is investigating a death after human remains were found in the woods. Officers were called to the E. 47th Street and Raytown Road at about 6 p.m. Monday and found a body in the wooded area near the road.

KC man, 19, charged with felonies for firing a weapon into a vehicle in Lee's Summit

For Immediate ReleaseAug. 16, 2022 A Kansas City man, 19, faces felony charges for firing a weapon from one vehicle into another, injuring a passenger, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today. Jeremy D. Brown Jr, dob: 5/8/2003, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Armed Criminal Action charges.* According to court records filed today, Lee's Summit police officers responded on Aug.

7th teen charged in connection with fatal shooting at Olathe park

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A seventh teen has been charged with murder in connection with a fatal shooting that happened at an Olathe Park in May. According court documents, the teen is 17 years old and is from Kansas City, Missouri. He has been charged with first-degree murder.

'Turn him in': Family asking for help after deadly hit-and-run crash in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY. - Less than a week after a metro mom was killed in a hit-and-run, her family is asking for your help. They're calling on the city to help them get justice. "It was not real to me until I saw her face and saw her eyes had dilated and pupils were set.

Kansas City police identify woman killed after being hit by SUV fleeing separate crash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Police in Kansas City, Missouri, have identified a woman that was killed after the driver of an SUV attempted to flee a separate crash. On Friday, Aug. 12, a black Chevrolet Tahoe hit a gray Subaru Outback near 19th and Baltimore.

MoDOT and Truckers Against Trafficking partner for state fair exhibit about human trafficking

The Missouri Department of Transportation is partnering with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) to bring the Freedom Drivers Project traveling exhibit to the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.The exhibit will be located next to the Grandstand on the fairgrounds from Aug. 18 through Aug. 21.

Man run over and killed in parking lot hit-and-run in South Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - A man who has been in the hospital since being run over in a parking lot hit-and-run last month died Monday, as police still look for the driver. Officers were called to the parking lot across from the Peppermill Lounge on Hickman Mills Drive south of Longview Road on the night of July 30 in response to a collision.

Thousands of catalytic converters stolen as part of a multi-million-dollar business in Missouri

The final defendant pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to transport stolen catalytic converters across state lines following a joint law enforcement investigation FLENER EXPLAINS. THEY NORMALLY LOOK LIKE CANISTERS. AT SCI-TECH AUTOMOTIVE IN RAYTOWN. IT'S THE KIND OF REPAIR, THEY NEVER WANT. THEY WOULD SAW SOMEWHERE IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD.

Unified Government moved to rein in purchasing card use ahead of KBI investigation

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Two days before the KBI executed a search warrant at the headquarters for the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, the interim county administrator issued a memo about taxpayer-funded credit cards used for government purchases.

Mission police ask for help after vehicle stolen with dog inside

Police in Mission, Kansas, are asking for help after a vehicle was stolen Monday evening with a dog inside.Investigators released a picture of someone who is considered a person of interest in the case.Police said the vehicle was taken in the 6500 block of Martway Street at about 6:30 p.m.Authorities said the vehicle was later recovered in Kansas City, Missouri near the 3500 block of Broadway Boulevard.

Patrol provides synopsis of some new laws related to public safety - Newstalk KZRG

The abbreviated descriptions below are intended to make the public aware of some of the new legislation enacted by the Missouri General Assembly which is related to crime and public safety. The listed legislation has been signed into law. Unless otherwise noted, these laws will go into effect August 28, 2022.

Future KC officers undergo training to help handle people with dementia

Future Kansas City police officers will be better prepared to handle people with dementia due to a new kind of training.At the Kansas City Regional Police Academy, recruits used virtual reality Tuesday to get an inside look at what it looks like to live with dementia."We were just able to

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