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1. A Department at the Gateway of the West A Department at the Gateway of the West July//1919 Extensive article about the police force's operations in the early part of the century, deemed as being efficient with a large population to patrol and relatively small manpower to patrol it.

2. A Frank Interview with the Police Chief of Kansas City: Norman Caron A Frank Interview with the Police Chief of Kansas City: Norman Caron August//1978 Extensive interview of Kansas City Police Chief Norman Caron, discussing several issues, including the nature of his job and of other local policemen, comparisons to previous police chiefs, guns and murders,...

3. America's Drug: Postcards from Tweakville America's Drug: Postcards from Tweakville February/19/1998 Photos and article about the rampant trade of the illegal homemade drug, crystal meth, in the Kansas City area and the police effort to stem it.

4. Archive Is Asset in Crime Fighting Archive Is Asset in Crime Fighting September 26, 2010 Kansas City's crime lab was unusual in preserving evidence such as hairs, blood, and bodily fluids starting in the 1970s. With the advent of DNA testing, such evidence has become invaluable in reopening...

5. Blight Flight Blight Flight August 16-22, 2012 Article describes the reactions of Kansas City residents and business owners to the decision to build the Kansas City Police Department's new East Patrol headquarters and crime lab in a four block area...

6. Changing Their Ways Changing Their Ways November//1995 Photos and article about the community policing program of the Kansas City Police Department as an alternative to wasted time responding to distant 911 emergency calls. Description of several police officers...

7. Changing Their Ways Changing Their Ways November//1995 Article about the shift in crime prevention strategy from centrallized 911 emergency calls to community policing.

8. Chief Forte' After Year One: 'We Are Getting Better' Chief Forte' After Year One: 'We Are Getting Better' October 26-November 1, 2012 Article contains an interview with Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte following his first year on the job. Forte states that he has focused on improving relationships between the KCPD and community...

9. Cities: Attack on Negro Crime Cities: Attack on Negro Crime February/11/1957 Story about the biggest police raid in Kansas City since 1941, hauling in 279 black people to prison initially. Raid made after robberies increased 40% from the previous year, four out of five of them...

10. Cleansing Crime Cleansing Crime May/8/2002 Story features four CAT/CAN officers of the East Patrol of the Kansas City Police Department. Through their efforts, Independence Avenue in the Northeast area as been cleaned up of drug houses and prostitution...

11. Crimes and Criminals Statistics Crimes and Criminals Statistics 1968 Statistical information about all types of crimes, criminals, and geographical patrolled in Kansas City, Missouri.

12. Former Move Up President Dies at 51 Former Move Up President Dies at 51 February/17/2002 Notice of the death on February 16, 2002, of Jim Nunn at age 51. Nunn was a former Kansas City deputy police chief and a former president of Move Up, a group dedicated to building up neighborhoods and...

13. Forward Steps in Municipal Affairs: Police Departments Forward Steps in Municipal Affairs: Police Departments July 1921 Description of the establishment of "a system of police booths," shown in a photo, whereby, via sidecar motorcycles, "a police officer will be available at any place in Kansas City within three minutes."...

14. Heart Beat Heart Beat February//1995 Story of the work of the neighborhood-based police division.

15. Heart Beat Heart Beat August//1994 Photos and article about the Community Action Network police officers of the Kansas City Police Department, working to fight crime in a more efficient and decentralized manner than responding to 911 emergency...

16. History of the Kansas City Police Department through Pictures and Documents History of the Kansas City Police Department through Pictures and Documents //1979? History of the department starting in 1874 with several photos.

17. Homeowners Speak Out Against City Plan Homeowners Speak Out Against City Plan September 9-15, 2011 Construction for the new East Patrol Division station and Regional Crime Lab is tentatively set for 2012. The new facility will be located between 26th Street on the north and 27th street on the south...

18. How Safe Are You? Rating Your Local Police Department How Safe Are You? Rating Your Local Police Department August//1983 Critical review of several city and county entities in the Greater Kansas City area.

19. Human Wolves Human Wolves 1941 Book by Lear B. Reed, former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) special agent and Kansas City Police Chief (July 11, 1939 - September 30, 1941). Reed tells the story of his work with the FBI, his decision...

20. Is the Drug Squad Going Up in Smoke? Is the Drug Squad Going Up in Smoke? March 1979 Article about the internal problems of the division of the police department devoted to stopping drug-related crime.