4Star Politics talks police funding

 4Star Politics talks police funding

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fallout over the the sudden change to how Kansas City’s police department is funded continued Wednesday.

A group of Missouri lawmakers sent a letter to Governor Parson asking him to call a special session to deal with the issue.

Mayor Quinton Lucas responded and invited the lawmakers, who represent areas in the Northland, on a walking tour of some of Kansas City’s neighborhoods impacted by high crime rates.

Hours after issuing his response, Mayor Lucas joined City Councilperson Teresa Loar, John Holt and Dave Helling, of the Kansas City Star Editorial Board, on the latest episode of “4Star Politics.”

Funding and other issues surrounding the police department is not a new to Kansas City. However this plays out will have a significant impact both short term and long term.

“Kansas City has wrestled…

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