A Conversation With Wyandotte County Prosecutor Mark Dupree Sr.
Mark A. Dupree, Sr., is the District Attorney of Wyandotte County, KS, the 4th largest county in the State of Kansas. Mr. Dupree leads an office of (60) employees and manages a significant budget each fiscal year. Mr. Dupree was sworn into office on January 9th, 2017.
Mr Dupree’s focus is equitably charging and prosecuting crime, being proactive, attacking violent crimes and crimes that affect the standard of living in the community. “I am focused on implementing the platform the citizens of Wyandotte County elected me to execute.” Mark’s four-point plan for making Wyandotte County safer, includes: 1. Smart Prosecution; 2. Community Prosecutor’s Unit; 3. Fiscal Responsibility, and 4. Youth Investment.
Host David Bell takes the hour to talk to Mark Dupree Sr, Prosecuting Attorney for Wyandotte County, Kansas. They will talk about how he approaches the trust put in him by the citizens of Wyandotte County. Some of his priorities he wants to talk about are a Conviction Integrity Unit, how Mass Incarceration affects not only families, but entire community, Why it’s important for people to know what his office is doing and more.
Wyandotte County Prosecutor’s Office
710 N 7th St
Kansas City, Kansas
Phone – (913) 573-2851
webpage – http://www.wycokck.org/DA.aspx
JoJR Calendar for January 8th
The Kansas City Star will host a Town Hall on the Secrecy in Kansas Government at 7 p.m. Thursday Jan. 11th, at Olathe City Hall, 100 E Santa Fe St. Olathe, KS. All are welcome but space is limited. Register before Tuesday, January 9th online at kansascity.com/secretkansas for a chance to attend.
The Criminal Justice Task Force will meet Monday January 8th from 6:45 to 8:45 pm at the Church of the Good Shepard, 4947 Chouteau Drive, KCMO. The Criminal Justice Task Force mission is to lobby the Missouri State Legislature for sentencing laws that are fair and basic human rights of those that are incarcerated. For information contact Robin Johnson at 816-522-4081 or email: [email protected]
Mothers of Incarcerated Sons and Daughters will have their monthly meeting Saturday, January 13th from noon to 2pm at the Waldo Branch Library, 201 East 75th Street, KCMO If you have a loved one that is incarcerated and need advice and support MISD has members that may be able to help.
One Stop Ministries is sponsoring Cookies With a Cop, Building relationships one cookie at a time, Saturday, January 13, from 11am to 1pm at the Mary Kelly Center, 2803 E. 51st St., KCMO. This event is an effort to build bridges between the police and the East side community and is open to adults and children alike. For more information call Gloria Smith at 816 337-1582 or email [email protected]