MILLIONS In Kansas City 'Violence Reduction' Cash Proves Effective?!?

Not really.

But recent American history informs us that NOBODY is going to complain too loudly about free money.

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"The Joint Violence Reduction Initiative will present a violence impact report outlining strategies and tactics leading to the significant violence reduction progress in the Santa Fe neighborhood. Their reports say that a 4-square-mile area including the Santa Fe neighborhood accounted for more than 20% of homicides in the city from 2001 to 2021."

The neighborhood is a target focus area for KC 360′s Village Initiative because of the rate of violent crimes there. KC 360 and partnering organizations have invested more than $3.5 million to reduce violent crime in the neighborhood since its selection in June 2022.

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Joint Violence Reduction Initiative calling on KC community to "Play Your Part"

The KC Common Good organization is hosting an event at the Linwood YMCA Tuesday morning with Mayor Quinton Lucas, KCPD Chief Stacey Graves, and more to discuss violence reduction operations in the city.

Kansas City anti-crime group says it cut homicides in Santa Fe neighborhood: 'A glimmer of hope'

A little more than a year in, KC 360 says its method of bringing government agencies, police and community groups together to target violent crime has decreased homicides and non-fatal shootings in the Santa Fe area, its first target neighborhood. But leaders say more work has to be done.