The Kansas City Community Release Center, at 651 Mulberry St. The Missouri Department of Corrections is planning to turn the West Bottoms center, which serves as a halfway house for people recently released from prison, into a minimum security prison this fall. Downtown businesses have long complained about the center and its residents, who can leave the center during the day.
The Kansas City Community Release Center, at 651 Mulberry St. The Missouri Department of Corrections is planning to turn the West Bottoms center, which serves as a halfway house for people recently released from prison, into a minimum security prison this fall. Downtown businesses have long complained about the center and its residents, who can leave the center during the day. ALLISON LONG The Kansas City Star
The Kansas City Community Release Center, at 651 Mulberry St. The Missouri Department of Corrections is planning to turn the West Bottoms center, which serves as a halfway house for people recently released from prison, into a minimum security prison this fall. Downtown businesses have long complained about the center and its residents, who can leave the center during the day. ALLISON LONG The Kansas City Star

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