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Board names Police Chief finalists, sets public forum

Publish Date 07/20/2017

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Members of the Kansas City Missouri Board of Police Commissioners announced today that the finalists for the Chief of Police position are Major Rick Smith of the KCPD and Chief Keith Humphrey of the Norman, Okla., Police Department.

The Board also announced the two finalists will answer questions from the public in a forum from 6 to 8 p.m. next Thursday, July 27, in the Community Room of Police Headquarters, 1125 Locust St. Community members are encouraged to attend and submit questions for the finalists. Questions must be submitted by 5 p.m. the day of the forum, July 27.

Questions may be sent via email to BOPC Secretary/Attorney David Kenner at, BOPC President Leland Shurin at, or to BOPC Assistant Bethany Ruoff at Questions also can be mailed to:

The Board of Police Commissioners of Kansas City
ATTN: Bethany Ruoff,
1125 Locust Street,
Kansas City, MO 64106

Or to:
Shaffer Lombardo Shurin
ATTN: Leland Shurin
2001 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO 64108.