Darryl Forte

Jackson County, Missouri
Bill Grady
May 24, 2018 - 5:18 am
Acting Jackson County Sheriff Darryl Forte is acquainted with all the problems facing the Jackson County Jail, and he understands it may become his problem in the near future. In his first one-on-one interview since taking the oath of office in Jackson County, Forte said the jail has been...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 10, 2018 - 11:03 am
Kansas City, Mo - Former Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte was named the new Jackson County Sheriff. Jackson County Executive Frank White Jr. made the announcement on the steps of the Jackson County Courthouse Thursday morning. Forte will serve as Sheriff for the remainder of the year. Mike...
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Michael Ronnebaum
August 15, 2017 - 6:59 am
Kansas City, MO - The city's newest police chief was sworn in Tuesday. Major Rick Smith, a 29-year veteran of the Kansas City Police Department, says one goal for him will be removing Kansas City from the top-10 most violent crime list. Richard C. Smith sworn in as our 45th Chief of Police this...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Bill Grady
May 02, 2017 - 6:29 am
Finding a chief may be a tall order for Kansas City, the nation's only city that has a police force under state control. The replacement for Chief Darryl Forte could walk into a political tug-of-war, whether the new chief comes from the KCPD ranks or the outside. The system that keeps the police...
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March 23, 2017 - 6:05 am
The focus shifts to finding a replacement after Wednesday morning's announcement that Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte is planning to retire. Chief Forte announced in the form of a Tweet that he plans to step down May 20. He is in his sixth year of serving as chief. His law enforcement career...
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