Justice Department announces Operation Legend

The federal government will deploy federal resources to assist with stopping crime in Kansas City, Missouri.
1:56 | 07/09/20

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I want to give back to the rising costs. In some of them major cities. New York Philadelphia and Milwaukee. You were talking about hundreds of deaths. In many communities. What do you plan to do bonds are. The president recently sent to the states and cities the federal government is ready willing and able to come in and help. We just received quest. Yesterday actually from Missouri governor misery in the city of Kansas City. They've had a serious spiking in crime particularly murders. They're on pace to set all records of murders that city. And so we we are going to don't man. A four year old African American boy who had recovered recently from open heart surgery you lose shot in the face while he was lying in bed and his name was legend and a so we're gonna launch operation legend in Kansas City. And again well over a hundred. Federal agents. To augment the good agents we already here working with the state and local could go after the gangs that are responsible. Since you should we expect to see that in other cities Tuesday and they want to help. You very possibly yes. I saw the I'm. What was the impact when you. Well. My daughter open heart surgery comparable age. And I remember. How stressful Lewis for a fan. And the idea. Will your child surviving. And you know he eventually would feel this year can pull something like that in Manhattan shark face it it affected me. He died yes.

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