Kansas City in 2019 Hits All-Time High in Homicides

Local media feature Professor Ken Novak

Part of Kansas City’s homicide rate likely stems from accessibility to handguns, said Ken Novak, a professor of criminology and criminal justice at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His office door is covered in Post-it Notes. Each one has the name of a 2019 homicide victim on it.

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Published: Jan 2, 2020

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