Police commissioners allege Kansas City, Missouri, officials ‘undercount revenue'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A legal claim made this week by four of the five members of the Kansas City, Missouri, Board of Police Commissioners allege the ...

November 22, 2022
8:24 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A legal claim made this week by four of the five members of the Kansas City, Missouri, Board of Police Commissioners allege the city engages in a practice of 'undercounting revenue.'The claim, made Tuesday, comes as part of an ongoing civil lawsuit filed in September of 2021, in which Gwen Grant, CEO of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, said the funding setup of the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department represents taxation without representation.Attorneys representing Police Commissioners Mark Tolbert, Cathy Dean, Don Wagner and Dawn Cramer said in the cross claim motion, which is made against Mayor Quinton Lucas and the city's Director of Finance, Tammy Queen that the city has a practice of 'undercounting revenues.

Sam Hartle