A Kansas City police officer uses a radar gun to catch speeders in a 45-mph zone. The number of traffic citations issued in Kansas City has dropped in recent years in part, police officials say, because traffic officers have expanded their duties to homicides and other significant crime scenes.
A Kansas City police officer uses a radar gun to catch speeders in a 45-mph zone. The number of traffic citations issued in Kansas City has dropped in recent years in part, police officials say, because traffic officers have expanded their duties to homicides and other significant crime scenes. Star file photo by Allison Long along@kcstar.com
A Kansas City police officer uses a radar gun to catch speeders in a 45-mph zone. The number of traffic citations issued in Kansas City has dropped in recent years in part, police officials say, because traffic officers have expanded their duties to homicides and other significant crime scenes. Star file photo by Allison Long along@kcstar.com

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February 25, 2017 02:54 PM