The uptick in homicides has inspired many locals to double down on the so-called "welfare state" that hasn't reduced the rate of local violence over the past 60 years.
In the aftermath of a morning murder and 101 killings in 2022 (so car) quickly moving past last year's pace (the 2nd deadliest in local history) . . .
Check this not-so-new giveaway effort . . .
Based on the idea of "focused deterrence," the program will connect people who have committed violent crime or are at risk of committing crime to the social services they need.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
As Kansas City continues to grapple with high rates of homicides and gun violence, a new city program aims to intervene - and interrupt - incidents of violence before they happen.