Attorney General hosts KC police roundtable

Kansas City area residents share concerns and ideas on developing positive relationships between law enforcement and the community during an upcoming roundtable discussion Tues. Oct. 14th event organized by Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster.

The Kansas City, the roundtable will include local governmental leaders, law enforcement, education and community leaders. The event start at 9 am on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus and is open to the public.

Attendees are encouraged to share their own thoughts on how to cultivate positive relations between the community and law enforcement and how to encourage youth to seek law enforcement as a career. 

Submit your roundtable discussion idea here

 "Our hope is to begin identifying ways to increase respect and communication between law enforcement and the communities they protect," said Koster. "It is important to identify challenges faced by law enforcement agencies seeking to diversify, as well as barriers experienced by young adults considering law enforcement as a career to benefit their communities." 

An earlier roundtable discussion was held Oct. 1 in St. Louis.

Read Kansas City Star columnist's Mary Sanchez's piece on the roundtable.



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