police http://kcur.org en Opening Police Records In Kansas http://kcur.org/post/opening-police-records-kansas <p></p><p>If the police staged a massive raid on your house, complete with assault weapons, you’d want to know why. But finding that out in Kansas is tricky and costly.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>On Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, we look at a <a href="http://www.kshb.com/news/investigators/openrecords" target="_blank">KSHB-TV investigative report</a> on the problems local residents have had getting police records open in the state.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Guests:</span></strong></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:12:45 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 53453 at http://kcur.org Opening Police Records In Kansas Police Training On How To Respond To Mental Health Situations http://kcur.org/post/police-training-how-respond-mental-health-situations <p>Police officers often respond to situations that involve people suffering from mental health problems.</p><p>Since they are called first for help, there is a growing effort to train the officers in how to handle the situations.</p><p>On today's <em>Central Standard</em>, we discuss how police training is changing in order to accommodate mental health crisis response techniques.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:01:00 +0000 Laura Spencer, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 52773 at http://kcur.org How You Get Out Of Speeding Tickets In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/how-you-get-out-speeding-tickets-kansas-city <p>Getting out of a speeding ticket in Kansas City comes down to lying, being honest and Bazooka bubble gum, according to feedback from our listeners.</p><p>While we don’t condone speeding, a current proposal in the Missouri House of Representatives <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB1215&amp;year=2014&amp;code=R">to increase the interstate speed limit to 75 mph</a> made us curious about your speeding experiences. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 16:16:13 +0000 Alyson Raletz 50566 at http://kcur.org How You Get Out Of Speeding Tickets In Kansas City Police Departments Oppose '2nd Amendment Preservation Act' http://kcur.org/post/police-departments-oppose-2nd-amendment-preservation-act <p>Several police departments and organizations around Missouri are speaking out against a bill that would bar enforcement of federal gun laws if they interfere with a Missourian's Second Amendment rights.</p><p>St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says House Bill 436 would in effect end cooperation between local and federal law enforcement agencies.&nbsp; He cites a recent traffic stop where his officers apprehended two armed men wanted for different crimes.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 12:09:39 +0000 Marshall Griffin 43202 at http://kcur.org 90-Mile View: Nicole Wright http://kcur.org/post/90-mile-view-nicole-wright-2 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Being a police officer is about many things: patrolling a beat, helping other officers maintain order, and sometimes, providing extra security to visiting dignitaries.</span></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:50:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff, Danie Alexander & Steve Kraske 41808 at http://kcur.org 90-Mile View: Nicole Wright 90-Mile View: Nicole Wright http://kcur.org/post/90-mile-view-nicole-wright-1 <p>Recent <strong>events in the Boston area put the spotlight on law enforcement</strong> as the nation followed the investigation and manhunt following the explosions at the city's marathon. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:41:25 +0000 Danie Alexander 35618 at http://kcur.org 90-Mile View: Nicole Wright The Right To Remain Informed http://kcur.org/post/right-remain-informed <p>When a police officer asks &ldquo;Do you know why I pulled you over?&rdquo; what should you say? At what point, in dealing with the police, can everything you say or do be used against you?</p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:30:36 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 11333 at http://kcur.org The Right To Remain Informed 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 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-53bf162028611-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53bf162028611-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53bf162028611-"></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