This town is quickly working it's way to yet another record breaking year for deadly violence.
What's the solution???
There's no new plan yet BUT fighting suspected intolerance amid a bevy of rising crime in general seems to be a priority.
Take a look . . .
The Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee approved seven changes to an ordinance Wednesday. They allow the chair of the Human Rights Commission to form a bias incidents task force, which can now include law enforcement.
"We've had quite a few upticks in religious incidents," said Andrea Dorch, director of the city's Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity Department. "We are not sure if it's a pattern of discrimination or if it's a pattern of incidents."
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City may soon have a new weapon in the battle against hate crimes. Supporters of a new ordinance say they're on the rise. On Wednesday, a Kansas City committee took the first step in establishing a task force to study the problem.