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Legislation #: 190051 Introduction Date: 1/17/2019
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER CANADY
Title: Directing the City Manager to work with KCPD to develop a five-year police staffing plan and report back to the City Council within sixty days.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/17/2019 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/30/2019 Hold On Agenda (2/13/2019)
2/13/2019 Hold On Agenda (2/27/2019)
1/17/2019 Referred to Finance, Governance & Neighborhoods Committee
2/27/2019 Hold On Agenda (3/13/2019)
4/17/2019 Hold On Agenda (4/24/2019)

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RESOLUTION NO. 190051

 

Directing the City Manager to work with KCPD to develop a five-year police staffing plan and report back to the City Council within sixty days.

 

WHEREAS, Matrix Consulting Group presented its “Police Department Workload/Staffing Study” to the City Council in July of 2017 (“the study”); and

 

WHEREAS, the study included analysis of KCPD’s organization structure, department staffing and “key operational elements that notably impact staffing levels”; and

 

WHEREAS, the City wants to show its mutual commitment with KCPD to support officer safety, protect taxpayer funds, appropriately staff the KCPD and support public safety and resident response; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Manager is in a position to work with KCPD to develop a five-year plan to address police staffing needs based upon the study and taking into account retirements, attrition, other salary savings and the City’s five-year budget; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Manager is hereby directed to work with KCPD to develop a five-year police staffing plan based upon the 2017 “Police Department Workload/Staffing Study” and the City’s five-year budget.

 

Section 2. That the City Manager is hereby directed to report back to the City Council within sixty days any efforts undertaken pursuant to this resolution.

 

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