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Two Kansas City officers accused of assaulting transgender woman

Two Kansas City, Missouri, police officers face assault charges for allegedly slamming a transgender woman’s face into a concrete sidewalk during an arrest that was captured on video. A grand jury indicted Matthew Brummett, 37, and Charles Prichard, 47, on one ...

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Judge: Detective immune in high-profile library-arrest case

Kansas City Public Library

The off-duty Kansas City Police Department detective who arrested a Kansas activist at a Kansas City Public Library event in 2016 is entitled to qualified immunity, a federal judge ruled before throwing out counts against him. In a Jan. 30 ...

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Deputy AG brings experience to Safer Streets prosecutions

Cristian Stevens

The new year marked a major milestone in an effort to reduce violent crime statewide through greater cooperation between the Missouri Attorney General’s Office and federal prosecutors. The Safer Streets Initiative — launched by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt last ...

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KC lawyer brings law enforcement background to oversight role

Kansas City attorney Nathan Garrett isn’t the first lawyer to become president of the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners, but his background as a former rank-and-file police officer and prosecutor gives him a unique perspective on the job.

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Class action against police OK’d

The Missouri Supreme Court cleared the way Tuesday for a class action lawsuit against the Kansas City Police Department brought by two men arrested separately for drug trafficking.

More Supreme Court coverage: Legal challenge to KC smoking ban ends; Two attorneys receive disciplinary decisions; Mo. Supreme Court declines to hear lesbian parent’s case

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