Kansas City police increase security for Mayor Sly James

2 years 5 months 1 day ago Monday, April 20 2015 Apr 20, 2015 Monday, April 20, 2015 9:38:00 AM CDT April 20, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press and James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City police have increased security for Mayor Sly James after he received a threat through his campaign website.

KSHB-TV in Kansas City reports James received death threats and police were stationed outside his home.

Chief Forte with the Kansas City Police Department told KSHB-TV "I've always been a proponent of our high profile mayor having a security detail."

A police spokesman described the security increase as a "precaution" in an email to The Kansas City Star on Monday. Police said detectives were investigating.

 

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