COMBAT

Auditor uses magnifying glass to look over financial papers
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Bill Grady
September 19, 2019 - 7:32 am
Kansas City, MO - An independent audit of Jackson County’s COMBAT program shows millions of dollars has been misspent. The funds are meant for fighting violent crime and drug addiction, but in one outlay from 2016 to 2018, more than $2.2 million was spent on doors at the county jail. COMBAT...
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Bill Grady
January 20, 2018 - 12:54 pm
A judge is telling Jackson County Executive Frank White that he can't mess with the "Community Backed Anti-Drug Tax". The temporary court order means that White and his staff can't interfere with the day to day operations of COMBAT. The county legislature turned control of the anti drug program...
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Bill Grady
January 16, 2018 - 4:14 pm
Jackson County legislators and County Executive Frank White are going to court. Legislators are seeking a writ of prohibition in the 16th Circuit Court. They want a judge to decide who is in charge of COMBAT, the county's initiative to prevent violence, treat addiction and stop crime in the...
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