Kansas City Star Solves Police Shootings?!?

Probably not.

In fact . . .

Their perspective seems to blame law enforcement first and fancifully imagines a scenario wherein trendy catchphrases prove effective against the threat of armed, violent and dangerous suspects on local streets.

Here's another punchline for Sunday . . .

"As we think about these incidents settled with taxpayer money, we believe community engagement and de-escalation are a double solution to the tension between police and the policed.

"The board then, and now, is concerned that these settlements continue to show excessive police force and involve public dollars, yet are handled with virtually no public input and accountability."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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