Kansas City Crime Scene: Justice & Violence Prevention On Local Streets

Right now we share a quick roundup of some of the worthwhile crime reporting today with an apropos emphasis on continued work against violence . . . 

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KCKPD and Churches United for Justice team up violence prevention initiative

A faith-based group announced plans to prevent violent crime in Kansas City, Kansas, on Monday.Churches United for Justice is teaming with the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department on an initiative called Group Violence Intervention or GVI.The announcement was made during a Martin Luther King Jr.

Overland Park police looking for suspect who rammed patrol car with stolen vehicle

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The Overland Park Police Department is attempting to locate a suspect who rammed a patrol car with a stolen vehicle Monday afternoon. Police said the incident happened around 2:30 p.m. at an apartment complex at 138th and Metcalf Avenue.

Man charged in October crash that killed woman in Overland Park

JOHNSON COUNTY, Kan. (KCTV) - A man is facing charges, accused of driving while intoxicated, following a fatal crash that happened in Overland Park on Oct. 30. Court documents state that 22-year-old Alexander Grayson Kohrs has been charged with second-degree murder or, in the alternative, DUI - involuntary manslaughter.

Police, district investigating vandalism at Blue Valley High School

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - The Overland Park Police Department is investigating a case of vandalism at Blue Valley High School on Monday, which is also Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Vandals painted offensive language and pictures on the press box at the school's football stadium in south Overland Park.

KCPD And Shadow Buddies Team Up To Support Children

Caniglia was an officer in Overland Park until 2019 before coming to KCPD. His former partner and friend, Officer Mike Mosher, was killed in the line of duty in 2020. Caniglia says that Mosher's daughter is involved with the Shadow Buddies Foundation which has provided Buddies to hospitalized children since 1995.

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