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Students support local activist’s efforts against KCPD

Local activist KJ Brooks recently went viral after a video of her condemning the Kansas City Police Department (KCPD) was posted to Twitter. The...

Quinton Lucas talks future of police in Kansas City, COVID-19 update – Roo News October 13th

https://youtu.be/Nu5AEBh2YNo In this week's edition of Roo News, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas joined UMKC faculty and SGA President Brandon Henderson for a critical discussion...

Photo Essay: Scenes from the Kansas City Hall Plaza occupation

Protesters taped signs onto a statue of Abraham Lincoln in front of City Hall. Multiple signs call for KCPD Police Chief Rick Smith’s resignation,...

Protesters occupy City Hall Plaza in response to officer kneeling on pregnant woman

Around 100 protestors occupied the Kansas City Hall Plaza on the night of Friday, Oct. 2 in response to a video showing an officer...

Policing expert weighs in on Mayor Lucas’s oversight measures for KCPD

A UMKC criminal justice professor believes Mayor Lucas’s new oversight measures for KCPD are steps in the right direction, but that there is much...

KC Art on the Block: Kansas City artists and volunteers paint murals in support of the BLM movement

Local artists and volunteers gathered Saturday morning to paint murals on six Kansas City streets, during an event called “KC Art on the Block:...

KCPD sergeant indicted on third-degree assault of a minor

In a press conference this summer, Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced the indictment of Kansas City Police Department Sgt. Matthew T. Neal, who was...

The March on Kansas City commemorates the anniversary of MLK’s March on Washington

Hundreds took to the streets of Kansas City on Sept. 4. Dubbed The March on Kansas City, the rally took place in honor of...

Enforcing the stay-at-home order: UNews speaks with chief of KCPD

Last week, city governments all around the Kansas City area issued stay-at-home orders. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly followed suit yesterday, giving a stay-at-home order...

Criminal Justice K-9 Barbecue

The Criminal Justice Club barbecue event was a success; despite Friday afternoon’s dreary weather Games and refreshments were provided for event attendees, and the...

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