Kansas City Police Force Short Of Minorities

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http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/6154137.htm Five-O in Kansas City needs more women and people of color, says Kansas City Star columnist Steve Penn. Five-O -- as in the once popular TV cop show "Hawaii 5-0" -- is the nickname young people have given police. Penn says that 84 percent of the police force is white in a city only 65 percednt white. But many minorities fail to apply. "I don't think they (the numbers) are acceptable," said Nick Nichols . . .

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