Aug 16, 2018
Leland Shurin, Attorney
Watching the Watchmen

The Kansas City Missouri Police Department has a governance structure unlike any other law enforcement agency in the nation. Leland Shurin, immediate past president of the Board of Police Commissioners and current vice president, will explain how it works. The Board must confront the challenges of violent crime, building community trust and directing department leadership. From selecting the Chief of Police to determining department policy and budget, the Board of Police Commissioners play a vital role in the safety of Kansas City.