Black KC drivers get more tickets than whites. Race is only part of the problem.

But perhaps the biggest factor is the number of police concentrated in that area. That’s because 64130 has a higher crime rate and higher calls for service than many other areas of the city, says Ken Novak, a professor of criminal justice and criminology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Read more.

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