Kansas City Suffers Property Crime Spike

As economic hard times takes hold this cowtown has endured more robbery and stealing.

Tonight we share a bit of advice and a tragic realization that the solution won't come from local elected officials . . . Check-it . . .

KCPD emphasized everyone should lock their doors, take valuables out of the car, and not leave it running while unoccupied.

Even though there is an uptick in crime, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker says less of those cases are reaching her office.

“The truth is, though, that the vast number of property crimes cases are not solved. That's just always been true,” Peters Baker said.

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More Kansas City residents becoming victims of property theft

Kansas City is seeing an increase in property crimes. Now, community leaders are coming together to discuss how residents can avoid becoming a victim.The Jackson County prosecutor and a community interaction officer from the Kansas City Police Department will discuss what residents can do collectively to keep those kinds of crimes from happening to them.