Mayor to discuss public safety diversity at tonight’s meeting

For months, Mayor Mark Holland has been working with officials from the Department of Justice, KCK public safety officials and community stakeholders to develop plans for increasing diversity in the ranks of the KCK Police and Fire departments.

Holland will unveil details of that work to other members of the Unified Government Commission and public during a special session at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, in the 5th floor conference room of KCK City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kan.

Following the diversity discussion, Interim Police Chief Ellen Hanson will talk about the proactive steps the KCK Police Department takes to establish positive relationships with citizens and community groups.

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