Jackson County Endorses Already Overcrowded Kansas City Jail Collab

An upcoming local jail is a hot mess shortly after the groundbreaking . . . And so, here's a glimpse at efforts to spread the blame around in the very near future . . .

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No matter the cost, Kansas City, Missouri, will now share it after the Jackson County Legislature adopted a resolution Monday “to explore a partnership with the City of Kansas City, Missouri, and its City Manager to jointly provide effective detention and rehabilitation services on the new Jackson County Detention Center campus.”

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Jackson County approves resolution to collaborate with KCMO on new jail

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The price tag for a new Jackson County Detention Center is going up, but how high those costs will soar aren't known yet.

Kansas City taxpayers may help pay for new Jackson County jail

There's a renewed push to include the Kansas City government in plans for the new Jackson County jail.The Jackson County Legislature voted 5-2 to have County Executive Frank White explore a partnership with Kansas City leaders on the new jail. The vote on that resolution came after a spirited debate.Theresa Cass Galvin sponsored the measure with Dan Tarwater.