Why Can't Kansas City Solve Its Violent Crime Problem?

Jun 14, 2017

Kansas City crime statistics for the first quarter of 2017 show an increase in every category of violent crime.
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Kansas City has tried just about everything to reduce crime — more cops, more money and even a mayor-appointed task force — but the rate of violent crime continues to climb. So where do we go from here? Today, we hear from community leaders and listeners about how Kansas City should approach this growing issue.