Kansas City looks for ways to reduce violent crime

March 24, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Capt. Joe McHale, left, and University of Missouri-Kansas City assistant professor Andrew Fox look through charts March 6 in the Jackson County prosecutor's office in Kansas City. Kansas City leaders think a new law enforcement approach that offers incentives for convicted and would-be criminals to change their ways can help lower a murder rate five times higher than the national average.

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