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Kansas City’s first police chief was once a Wild West legend

In the annals of Wild West lawmen, you may not know Thomas Speers, the first police chief in Kansas City, but he was a legend in the late 19th century. "He was contemporaries with 'Bat' Masterson, Wyatt Earp, 'Wild Bill' Hickok," his great-grandson Clay Speers told KCUR-FM. "They would hang around when he was town marshal ...
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