Anti-Crime Group Declares Kansas City 'State Of Emergency' & Demands More Cash

Context . . . 

Our friend Bill Nigro has debated this group for years over 12th & Oak mandated funding for "civil rights monitors" rather than cash for more security guards in Westport. 

And now . . .

Per ushe, money MIGHT or might not solve the historic wave of deadly crime in Kansas City according to this news blast a this week's fun conversation with the Veep . . . Check-it:

“We’re in an epidemic when it comes to gun violence in Kansas City. We are losing people at alarming rates,” said Damon Daniel, the President of the Ad Hoc Group Against Crime. “What else are we talking about? Why isn’t this the biggest focus in Kansas City?”

“We need to declare a state of emergency,” said Daniel. “People say, ‘This is not a natural disaster,’ but people declare a state of emergency if there is a tornado that kills three people. We are losing hundreds of people annually.”

Daniel says Kansas City’s social service agencies are vastly underfunded. He feels more money needs to be invested in community outreach groups, rather than more police.

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