A day after a Gladstone police officer was shot in a traffic stop, Kansas City Police Chief Forté reminded his officers to remain vigilant and to be safe. “This is no different from any other time,” Forté said. “We tell them (officers) on a regular basis to be careful, be aware of your surroundings and to always have someone with you.”
A day after a Gladstone police officer was shot in a traffic stop, Kansas City Police Chief Forté reminded his officers to remain vigilant and to be safe. “This is no different from any other time,” Forté said. “We tell them (officers) on a regular basis to be careful, be aware of your surroundings and to always have someone with you.” File photo by Allison Long The Kansas City Star
A day after a Gladstone police officer was shot in a traffic stop, Kansas City Police Chief Forté reminded his officers to remain vigilant and to be safe. “This is no different from any other time,” Forté said. “We tell them (officers) on a regular basis to be careful, be aware of your surroundings and to always have someone with you.” File photo by Allison Long The Kansas City Star

Officers encouraged to be vigilant following recent wave of police shootings

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