Youth Violence Program Comes To KCK, And KCMO Court Gets National Recognition

Nov 20, 2017

Today, a look at how a new initiative is gearing up to combat youth violence in Kansas City, Kansas. Then, we get some insight into the Kansas City Municipal Domestic Violence Court. The U.S. Department of Justice's  STOP Violence Against Women initiative recently awarded the court "mentor" status — the first municipal court to earn such a distinction. Its judge and coordinator talk with guest host Danie Alexander about the role the court plays in rehabilitating offenders.