Kansas City mayor: Why not let people with a criminal record be a police officer?

January 22, 2008

Mayor Funkhouser of Kansas City, Mo. considers hiring people with criminal records in efforts to recruit more minority cops.  The mayor believes lowering the standards for hiring police officers may be the solution.  Agree or disagree? Read the whole article and return here to comment.


  • Gun Dog

    Are you kidding me? Lower the standards to become a police officer? What sense does that make? Do you want warm bodies protecting the town or the best people you can get. Vote the bum out of office.