Crime In KC Not Just Cops' Problem, And Would A Border Wall Live Up To Its Promise?

Jul 12, 2017

Kansas City was selected in June to participate in the National Public Safety Partnership, a federal program to combat violent crime.
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Kansas City's ongoing violent crime problem is no secret. Today, we hear from two former presidents of the Board of Police Commissioners, Jeff Simon and Pat McInerney, who offer their thoughts on solving the city's preeminent hurdle. Then, we examine how a wall between the U.S. and Mexico would (or would not) affect existing tensions over immigration, crime, trade and more.