Voter Approval of Jackson County Community Backed Anti-Crime Tax (COMBAT) Sets Record
Funding supports anti-violence initiative and community agencies
Jackson County voters approved the extension of the Community Backed Anti-Crime Tax (COMBAT) b...
Jackson County Executive welcomed the honored guests to the 2016 COMBAT Awards ceremony, held October 26 in the Truman Forum Auditorium at the Kansas City Public Library on the Plaza.
COMBAT clean-up event demonstrates outstanding partnership between Independence and Sugar Creek Police Departments as they work to pursue drug traffickers and confiscate the illegal substances these criminals are trying to distribute.
Through the programs it supports, the COMBAT program has helped transform neighborhoods and save lives.
"COMBAT works!" declared Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders as he opened the 2015 COMBAT Awards ceremony, held October 8 in Truman Foru...> MORE
In a classroom at MyARTS East in Independence, superheroes of the future are taking shape. A group of teens are drawing and thinking of story lines for characters like Flamo, Star, Money Breaker and Ultra Guy. But what would a superhero be without a super...> MORE
DeQuai Wilson of Independence had good reason to don a red Jackson County COMBAT T-shirt and take part in its anti-crime canvassing effort in the Ruskin area of south Kansas City on Thursday.
"I lived in this area, and my son, Cortez Wilson, who w...> MORE
COMBAT is making an impact.
The programs funded through the Community Backed Anti-Drug Tax first approved in 1989 have helped reduce drug abuse and drug-related crime in Jackson County. When voters renewed the tax in 2009 — with 71 percent support — CO...> MORE