Kansas City Crime Scene: Suspected Dirty Cop Review & Porch Pirate Season Starts

A quick review of local police action, court cases and investigations from throughout the metro.

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175th Entrant Officer Class Graduates

The Kansas City Missouri Police Department has 15 new officers who graduated from the Regional Police Academy on November 18.

KCPD investigating double homicide at 27th & Prospect

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a double homicide that happened near their East Patrol Campus on Tuesday afternoon. It appears that police went to the area of E. 27th Street & Prospect Avenue shortly after 1 p.m. after receiving a call about a shooting.

Deeper than Golubski: A culture of corruption defined the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department

Chapter 6: Untouchable. Residents of Kansas City, Kansas, had been sounding alarms about detective Roger Golubski and corruption in the police department for decades. But city leaders did nothing, and Golubski retired in peace while the families of his victims mourned.

Man wounded in Tuesday morning Olathe shooting

OLATHE, Kan. (KCTV) - Police said one man was in stable condition after being shot in the chest Tuesday morning. The Olathe Police Department said officers were called to the 500 block of North Walnut Street for an armed disturbance. When police arrived, they found a man had been shot in the chest.

Body recovered from Wyandotte County Lake, sheriff's office investigating

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - An investigation is currently underway after a body was recovered from Wyandotte County Lake Tuesday afternoon in Kansas City, Kansas. The Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office responded to the lake just before 1 p.m. The recovered body is reported to be an adult, Black male.

Video shows officer throw man to ground at scene of police shooting in Kansas City

Kansas City resident Mack Nelson said he remembers the days he used to trust police officers. As a kid, he recalls they'd give him high fives, baseball cards and bubble gum. But in a Monday interview with The Star, with his face numb after receiving several stitches from where his head hit the pavement, he said he feels differently now.

Overland Park police officers to begin carrying Narcan

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Overland Park Police will soon have a new tool at their disposal to help curb opioid related deaths in the community. Monday, the Overland Park City Council voted 9-0 to approve a plan to allow Overland Park police officers to carry the overdose reversal drug Narcan.

UG commission approves funding to review ex-KCK detective's case files

Pandemic money and extra debt will cover the cost of investigating a former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective.Unified Government commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to cover the cost of looking into every case investigated by former Det.

Gardner officer won't face charges after July shooting

GARDNER, Kan. - The Johnson County district attorney has ruled a Gardner police officer was justified and won't face any charges in a shooting this summer. On July 27, Gardner police were called to the 17900 block of S. Moonlight Road for a welfare check.


Four East Zone officers responded to a stolen vehicle call last week, but when they arrived, they located the vehicle, along with the suspect and the motherload of stolen packages, pilfered from area front porches inside the stolen vehicle.

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