Kansas City Police & Fire FAIL Recruiting

Despite the looming recession and worsening inflation . . . Nobody wants to work. 

Or at the very least . . .

Fewer people are willing to put their lives on the line for Kansas City.

Staffing struggles continue for public safety positions. 

It turns out that driving for Uber is much less humiliating than the very real possibility that social media spin might cancel out years of dedicated service. 

A glimpse at the sitch . .  .

Via www.TonysKansasCity.com links . . .

KCFD working to hire more firefighters amid recruitment struggles, staffing shortages

KANSAS CITY, MO - According to the 2021 Kansas City Fire Department Annual Report , the department consisted of more than 1,200 uniformed and civilian employees. However in 2022, KCFD says it's experiencing staffing shortages and it needs more people to come and serve the community.

KC-area police departments work to reverse drop in recruits

There's a concerning shift in law enforcement as fewer people are becoming police officers. Departments across the metro are reporting vacancies with no one to fill them. Some Kansas City-area police departments are making changes to encourage people to join.Putting on a badge and protecting your community used to be a big motivation to become a police officer.

Developing . . .