Feds help Kansas City PD in anti-gang efforts
By Mark Morris and Christine Vendel
The Kansas City Star
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Local law enforcement has a powerful new ally as it fights illegal street gang activity: the federal government.
When local officers talk to each other, they’re using radios supplied by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Their overtime can be paid by federal dollars. And the guy sitting next to the cop could be an agent from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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