Deficiency of have confidence in in police drives criminal offense

Rhonda Herring poses for a photo wearing a shirt with a picture of her slain son Brandon Herring,  in Raytown, on Thursday, Oct. 15. Herring's son was killed in Kansas City in 2017, and found in a creek bed. Herring says she knows who killed him and has experienced threatening behavior by them, including men shooting by her home. She is very dissatisfied with the way police have handled the case.

KANSAS Town — Barbara J.K. Johnson was however in her Easter dresses when she ran out to her yard in which a 14-yr-outdated neighborhood boy lay on the floor, bleeding from a gunshot wound. He was dead by the time law enforcement arrived.

These kinds of issues take place too frequently on South Benton Avenue in Kansas City, exactly where Johnson, a 75-year-old retired professor and instructor, lives. A handful of a long time earlier, one more young gentleman was shot in front of the property following to hers. Ahead of that, it was an 8-year-outdated woman a couple of streets away.

Johnson tried out to get assist from police. She questioned them to put in a digicam on her road, but they under no circumstances did. And when she known as a person evening to report suspicious action, officers responded by storming her yard and pointing a gun at her window, she said.