The change in Kansas City’s domestic violence laws allows a case to go to city court more quickly, which police and prosecutors said will help protect victims and will hold abusers accountable more quickly.
The change in Kansas City’s domestic violence laws allows a case to go to city court more quickly, which police and prosecutors said will help protect victims and will hold abusers accountable more quickly. File photo Bigstock
The change in Kansas City’s domestic violence laws allows a case to go to city court more quickly, which police and prosecutors said will help protect victims and will hold abusers accountable more quickly. File photo Bigstock

Kansas City Council votes to strengthen domestic violence laws

September 11, 2014 06:02 PM