Eighty-one people were arrested and Kansas City police seized 10 firearms and more than $48,000 worth of illegal drugs in a two-day sweep that ended Thursday afternoon.
Police worked in partnership with the Kansas City No Violence Alliance, a coalition of law enforcement, community and faith-based organizations targeting the most persistent violent criminals.
Police cleared 203 warrants and prosecutors filed 22 new state charges during the sweep.
Federal agencies and the Independence Police Department assisted in the operation.
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