Former KCPD Detective DeValkenaere Awaits Missouri Supreme Court Hearing

This week a historic verdict against a former law man stirred controversy and garnered a bevy of pronouncements form the chattering class. 

However . . . 


Here's one of the best summaries we can find on the long road confronting local pro-police activists who have championed this cause despite recent setbacks . . . Along the way, it's reasonable to expect continued opposition from KCMO elected leaders and the Jackson County Prosecutor's office.

Check-it . . .

"DeValkenaere's attorneys filed a motion to reinstate DeValkenaeres bond.

"The motion was filed Wednesday by DeValkenaeres appellate attorney; Jonathan Laurans indicated that he will file a subsequent motion for a rehearing of the case and transfer to the Missouri Supreme Court . . . Chief U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips continued the trial Thursday during a previously scheduled teleconference for the civil case.

"It is unclear when a new trial will be scheduled in the case, but the delay could be significant if the states high court agrees to take the case."

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