Could KCPD Conflict Resolution Outreach Help Curb Homicide Count?!?

At this point . . . Any decent idea is worth trying.

Here's a bit of background on one of many efforts to stop the deadly & historic violence .  . .

The city struggles to reduce violent crime because "everyone is armed," and disagreements quickly turn to "gunplay," Graves told Up to Date.

Many deadly altercations occur between familiar parties, not at random, Graves said, which is why the department is engaging with at-risk individuals to discuss conflict resolution skills.

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'We have got to not settle arguments with gunfire,' says Kansas City's police chief

Since she was appointed head of the Kansas City Police Department eight months ago, Chief Stacey Graves said, reducing violent crime continues to be the top priority.