KCPD http://kcur.org en Police Chief Discusses Community Involvement In Solving Crime http://kcur.org/post/police-chief-discusses-community-involvement-solving-crime <p></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:08:24 +0000 Gina Kaufmann & Matthew Long-Middleton 57890 at http://kcur.org Police Chief Discusses Community Involvement In Solving Crime KC Police Chief Darryl Forté On Response Times, His Faith And Social Media http://kcur.org/post/kc-police-chief-darryl-fort-response-times-his-faith-and-social-media <p>When Darryl <span class="st">Forté</span>&nbsp;was sworn in as Kansas City Police Department chief in 2011, it was a landmark moment.&nbsp;</p><p><span class="st">Forté&nbsp;</span>is the first African American to lead the police department in the city's history.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:46:05 +0000 Cody Newill 57841 at http://kcur.org KC Police Chief Darryl Forté On Response Times, His Faith And Social Media Kansas City Police Chief Answers Racial Bias Questions http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-police-chief-answers-racial-bias-questions <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kansas City's police chief answered questions about bias in enforcement of the city's youth curfew Wednesday. Chief Darryl Forte gave his report to a city council committee.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Only 62 young people were hauled in city-wide for curfew violations last year, and only 20 of those involved congregating and rowdy behavior in entertainment districts.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 13:48:40 +0000 Steve Bell 50492 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Police Chief Answers Racial Bias Questions Thieves Use Aluminum Foil To Scam Businesses http://kcur.org/post/thieves-use-aluminum-foil-scam-businesses <p>Businesses in Kansas City are targets of a fraud game that keeps credit card purchases from going through while the merchant&nbsp; thinks they have.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Police says the scam involves using aluminum foil to cover the satellite dish used to transmit credit card transactions.</p><p></p><p>Fraud squad Sergeant Rob Rickett said the foil fools the&nbsp; computer system into thinking transactions are being recorded.&nbsp; He says the people wrapping the satellites in foil may only be part of the problem.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:34:48 +0000 Dan Verbeck 44123 at http://kcur.org Thieves Use Aluminum Foil To Scam Businesses NOVA Project To Reduce Violence In KC http://kcur.org/post/nova-project-reduce-violence-kc <p>Like any metropolitan city, crime and violence are unfortunately a reality of life in Kansas City. Recently, the KCPD joined forces with many across the metro to organize the NOVA project, an initiative to combat gang violence in Kansas City.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:47:40 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 32706 at http://kcur.org NOVA Project To Reduce Violence In KC Condemnations Pend For Police Campus Propertry Holdouts http://kcur.org/post/condemnations-pend-police-campus-propertry-holdouts <p style="margin-right: 0.02in; margin-bottom: 0in">A Kansas City city council committee is talking tougher on property at the site of the new East Patrol police campus between Brooklyn and Prospect off of 27<sup>th</sup> Street.</p><p style="margin-right: 0.02in; margin-bottom: 0in;"> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 06:00:39 +0000 Steve Bell 19036 at http://kcur.org Condemnations Pend For Police Campus Propertry Holdouts Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, May 31, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-thursday-may-31-2012 <p>Johnson County public works moves into two new, green buildings.&nbsp; Kansas City police try to curb texting while driving.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;It&rsquo;s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p><p> Thu, 31 May 2012 13:30:35 +0000 Maria Carter 18583 at http://kcur.org New Strategies For Combating Crime In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/new-strategies-combating-crime-kansas-city <p>Kansas City has tried many programs to reduce violent crime.&nbsp; But despite them all,<strong> the first 5 months of 2012 have seen more violent crime than in many recent years.</strong></p><p> Mon, 21 May 2012 17:57:22 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 18041 at http://kcur.org New Strategies For Combating Crime In Kansas City Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-wednesday-may-16-2012 <p>Kansas City shifts strategies on how to deal with violent crime.&nbsp; Missouri lawmakers take on everything from workers&rsquo; compensation to keeping the Jayhawk off of Missouri license plates.&nbsp; That and more from KCUR.</p><p> Wed, 16 May 2012 13:42:25 +0000 Maria Carter 17755 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-wednesday-december-7-2011 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p>President In Kansas Calls For Unified Economic Fix<br /> Judge Won’t Dismiss Missouri Auditor’s Lawsuit Against Nixon<br /> KCPD Doubles Response to Gangs<br /> Helping The Homeless One Ride At A Time</p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 13:33:43 +0000 Maria Carter 8495 at http://kcur.org Penn Valley Dean Stabbed http://kcur.org/post/penn-valley-dean-stabbed <p>Kansas City, MO – An appearance by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon at Penn Valley Community College scheduled for this morning has been cancelled following a stabbing there. A dean at Penn Valley was stabbed around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning in the Humanities building.</p> Tue, 14 Sep 2010 16:33:57 +0000 Maria Carter 7058 at http://kcur.org "The Slows" Endure in Northland PD http://kcur.org/post/slows-endure-northland-pd <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d668990449b-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d668990449b-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d668990449b-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-920594.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – It takes, on-average, six minutes for Kansas City Police to arrive when sent on a top emergency call . But the Board of Police Commissioners was told today response time in Kansas City-North will always be slower.</p> Thu, 26 Aug 2010 21:05:02 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6999 at http://kcur.org "The Slows" Endure in Northland PD Sparring Assured In PD Expansion http://kcur.org/post/sparring-assured-pd-expansion <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d6689902922-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d6689902922-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d6689902922-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-910132.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Not one, but two proposals are now on the table to maintain and grow the Kansas City Police Department into the next decade and beyond.</p> Tue, 29 Jun 2010 20:53:38 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6771 at http://kcur.org New Police Station Holds Promise For Prospect http://kcur.org/post/new-police-station-holds-promise-prospect <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d697445640c-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d697445640c-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d697445640c-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-907944.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Wednesday marked the ribbon cutting for the new Metro Patrol Division Station of the Kansas City police department. Speakers promised it will be good for the police and good for the neighborhood.</p> Thu, 17 Jun 2010 07:53:41 +0000 Steve Bell 6732 at http://kcur.org New Police Station Holds Promise For Prospect Tweets And Cells Unfriendly To PD http://kcur.org/post/tweets-and-cells-unfriendly-pd <p>Kansas City, MO – Kansas City and its police department need to combat lies spread by social media before frenzies take hold. The message is from Councilwoman Cindy Circo.</p> Wed, 09 Jun 2010 21:26:19 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6704 at http://kcur.org Tweets And Cells Unfriendly To PD Mechanics Of Serial Crime Bust Surface Decades After http://kcur.org/post/mechanics-serial-crime-bust-surface-decades-after <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d66898f3b51-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d66898f3b51-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d66898f3b51-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-904811.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Modern DNA technology was unheard of in the 1970s as police in two Missouri cities struggled to find and stop a man who was attacking women. KCUR news has learned it was a mainstay of crime detection that led investigators in one town to help counterparts in the other. The common denominator is the man now charged in 1980s attacks around Kansas City's Waldo District.</p> Fri, 28 May 2010 22:46:16 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6669 at http://kcur.org Copter, Police Stations Trump Squad Cars http://kcur.org/post/copter-police-stations-trump-squad-cars <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d66898f0920-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d66898f0920-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d66898f0920-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-898622.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – The Kansas City Police Department would spend more money on new buildings and hardware and less on new cars under a plan readjusted by Chief Jim Corwin.</p> Tue, 27 Apr 2010 22:24:16 +0000 Dan Verbeck 6566 at http://kcur.org Copter, Police Stations Trump Squad Cars