Kansas City Black clergy group calls for US probe of police
July 29, 2021
LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A group of mostly Black pastors has joined other civil rights organizations in Kansas City who are seeking a federal investigation into officer misconduct in the city's police department.
Getting to the Heart of the Matter has asked the Department of Justice to investigate the department because it has not been responsive to calls for more accountability, particularly in shootings or violent interactions with minority residents, Pastor Darron Edwards said.
"Something needs to happen to change the trajectory of our city in terms of protecting and serving people in all...