Kansas City Star Endorses Proposition A, Recommends a YES Vote

Kansas City Star Endorses Proposition A, Recommends a YES Vote

The battle to return local control of the Police Department to the people of Kansas City could take a big step forward next month.

That’s when voters across Missouri will decide the fate of Proposition A — which would end the state’s grip on the St. Louis police force, which dates all the way back to the Civil War.

The Star recommends a “yes” vote on Nov. 6.

If the proposition passes, Kansas City would become the only city in the nation without direct control of its police. All other departments in Missouri — and all of those around the rest of the nation — would operate in a way that makes them far more accountable to local residents.

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