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Legislation #: 120349 Introduction Date: 4/12/2012
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS REED, CURLS, SHARP, TAYLOR, FORD, JAMES, JR., WAGNER, GLOVER, BROOKS, DAVIS, JOHNSON, CIRCO AND MARCASON
Title: Recognizing the work of The Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission’s activities in the Prospect Avenue Corridor, including the Metropolitan Community Service Program and the Second Chance Program, both designed to further the organization’s mission of increased public safety.

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4/11/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/12/2012 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 120349

 

Recognizing the work of The Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission’s activities in the Prospect Avenue Corridor, including the Metropolitan Community Service Program and the Second Chance Program, both designed to further the organization’s mission of increased public safety.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, places a high priority on the public’s safety; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission increases public safety metro-wide through their four programs: Crime Stoppers’ TIPS Hotline, Metropolitan Community Service Program (MCSP), Second Chance Program, and Surviving Spouse and Family Endowment Fund (SAFE); and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission established the Second Chance Program in 2008 to provide a crime prevention strategy for the metropolitan Kansas City area through research, advocacy and programs/projects that improves opportunities for ex-offenders to lead productive lives; and

 

WHEREAS, the Second Chance Program established the Second Chance Center, located at 18th Street and Prospect Avenue, which provides specific resources needed by high risk offenders who are referred by Missouri Probation and Parole for services that address their needs; and

 

WHEREAS, approximately sixty percent of the Second Chance Center’s current participants are moderate to high risk offenders who reside in the Prospect Corridor; and

 

WHEREAS, all of these solutions, along with Crime Stoppers’ TIPS Hotline work together to increase public safety and decrease blight and crime, making the Prospect Corridor a safer place to live, work and conduct business; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council recognize the work of The Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission’s activities in the Prospect Avenue Corridor, including the Metropolitan Community Service Program and the Second Chance Program, both designed to further the organization’s mission of increased public safety; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies hereof be presented to Lora McDonald and the Metropolitan Community Service Program in token and recognition of their efforts.

 

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