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Officers can be held accountable for actions that fall into six categories: bias-based policing, discourtesy, excessive use of force, harassment, improper conduct and improper procedure.
Content warning: This story contains references to and descriptions of domestic and sexual violence. The Beacon has included a resource box with contact information for local support organizations. Audio-Reader · TheBeacon 7-20-21: When Your Abuser Is The Law Every year, dozens of law enforcement officers in Kansas lose their certifications. The reasons vary and include […]
Interested in filing your own public records request in Missouri or Kansas? The Kansas City Beacon has put together a guide for requesting records — including whom to contact, when they’re required to respond and what records might be closed by law.
The increase in overtime, combined with an already short-staffed paramedic unit, forced an overburdened system to its limits.
If you don’t know which district you’re in, put your address into the city’s Resource Lookup tool.
Kansas City, Missouri, released the results from its latest citywide survey of resident priorities and satisfaction. The Health Department rose to a higher priority this year. Now, city officials are tasked with using the feedback to make changes.
The Kansas City Beacon gathered information from the Main Street Rail Transportation Development District to answer some commonly asked questions about the expansion, the tax and the special assessment.