Kansas City Police Discipline 17 Officers From Troubled Unit Handling Child Abuse, Neglect Cases

KANSAS CITY, MO — Seventeen Kansas City police officers who formerly worked in a unit that failed to properly investigate crimes against children have been disciplined, with seven of the officers no longer working in the department, Police Chief Rick Smith announced Tuesday. Smith’s announcement came after a nearly three-year internal investigation into the department’s […]

Honolulu Is Short On Cops — And Seattle Is Poaching

A single exam next month could put dozens of police officers in Hawaii on the path to a significant pay raise. That is, if they move to Seattle. Welcome to today’s police recruiting wars. For the first time in more than 15 years, the Seattle Police Department is coming to the islands. On Feb. 27, the Seattle department […]