FROM THE KANSAS CITY STAR: We need new laws to stop gun violence in Kansas City

BY DARRYL FORTÉ AND SLY JAMES

We often are asked what we’re doing to combat violent crime, and why we seem to have more than other cities of similar size. We think that is a fair question and want to assure the community that we are doing everything in our power to stop the bloodshed. Our long-term efforts range from the Turn the Page KC third grade reading initiative, to the Kansas City No Violence Alliance (KCNoVA), a program with local, state and federal partners that targets the city’s most violent offenders for aggressive prosecution and offers minor offenders social services so they can change their ways.

But there are things beyond our power that would significantly reduce violent crime in Kansas City. We stand united in >>>>

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4 thoughts on “FROM THE KANSAS CITY STAR: We need new laws to stop gun violence in Kansas City

  1. I have tried on several occasions to get a street light fixed( light out). I have called KCPL several times and they say City of Kc, MO repairs. It is in a residential neighborhood across from my house at 9031 N Askew Ave 64156.
    Would someone please fix light out. Pole is marked with a ribbon wrapped around pole at 5ft. Thanks.

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