Darryl Forte 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 Ground Broken On New Kansas City Crime Lab http://kcur.org/post/ground-broken-new-kansas-city-crime-lab <p></p><p>Ground has been ceremonially broken for the already-in-progress East Patrol Police station/crime lab construction in Kansas City, Mo.</p><p>Chrome plated shovels were planted in dirt but it was obvious heavy equipment had been working for weeks. About 80 houses were torn down for the 17-acre, $74 million project.</p><p></p><p>Nearly every speaker talked about those who gave up property, some unwillingly.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Though, there were no protestors visible at the gathering.</span></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:53:34 +0000 Dan Verbeck 47102 at http://kcur.org Ground Broken On New Kansas City Crime Lab KCPD Seeks Federal Money To Expand Shot Spot http://kcur.org/post/kcpd-seeks-federal-money-expand-shot-spot <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kansas City's Police Chief says he wants to expand a gunfire detection program to four other regions of the city following positive data from the first area.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Police Chief Daryl Forte has run the Shot&nbsp;Spot program for eight months and says it has reduced aggravated assaults&nbsp;24.6% in the 3.5 square mile area.&nbsp; Forte has never clearly defined the district for what he says are intelligence reasons.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:19:01 +0000 Maria Carter 39534 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Police Stay Mum On Naming Most Dangerous Thugs http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-police-stay-mum-naming-most-dangerous-thugs <p>Kansas City Police will continue to offer few specifics about the new No Violence Alliance, NoVA.&nbsp;Critics who want to know more about how it will operate and who are the most violent criminals it will target will have to wait.</p><p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:35:09 +0000 Dan Verbeck 19396 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Police Stay Mum On Naming Most Dangerous Thugs New Kansas City Chief Focuses On Community Policing http://kcur.org/post/new-kansas-city-chief-focuses-community-policing <p>The <a href="http://www.kcmo.org/police" target="_blank"><strong>Kansas City </strong>(Missouri)<strong> Police Department</strong></a> searched far and wide for a new chief last year. Finally, they chose from within its ranks: <strong>Darryl Forté</strong>.</p><p>Tuesday on <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/uptodate"><em><strong>Up to Date</strong></em></a>, Steve Kraske welcomed Chief Forté to talk about Kansas City&#39;s consistently-high homicide rate, community policing, and his background.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 18:12:48 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 10899 at http://kcur.org New Kansas City Chief Focuses On Community Policing