Another crackdown by the feds targeting local law enforcement has emerged.
Here is the response . . .
KCPD: Statement Regarding Department Of Justice Investigation
The Kansas City Missouri Police Department was notified this morning by the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice of an investigation into employment practices. We will cooperate fully with the investigation. It is the policy and practice of the Board of Police Commissioners and the Kansas City Missouri Police Department to provide a work atmosphere free of actual or perceived discrimination and harassment. I am committed to ensuring every member experiences a safe and fair work environment and every applicant receive fair treatment throughout the hiring process.
- Chief Joseph Mabin
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Kansas City Missouri Police Department will be under investigation by the Department of Justice, interim police chief Joseph Mabin announced. A release stated the Civil Rights Division of the DOJ is looking into employment practices by the Kansas City Police Department.
The Kansas City Police Department said on Monday that the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division is investigating its hiring practices. A statement by interim Police Chief Joseph Mabin confirmed the investigation, and said the police department would fully cooperate.
KCPD chief says civil rights division of the US Department of Justice investigating the department's employment practices
The employment practices of the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department are the subject of a federal civil rights investigation, according to a statement released Monday.KCPD Chief Joseph Mabin issued a statement saying the department was notified Monday morning by the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice that an investigation into the department's employment practices is underway.Mabin said in the statement that the department will fully cooperate with that investigation.
Local civil rights leaders on Monday lauded the U.S. Department of Justice for launching an investigation to determine if the Kansas City Police Department has engaged in racial discrimination. In a letter obtained by The Star, the federal agency said it was investigating whether KCPD discriminated against Black officers and if the force maintained "a hostile work environment," among other issues.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Police Department said it is fully cooperating with the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice's investigation into employment practices. The department said it was notified by the DOJ about the investigation Monday morning.
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