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FBI has investigated Kansas City, Kansas, Police for decades, but prosecution of bad cops is rare

As a federal grand jury investigates Roger Golubski, a former KCKPD detective, FBI documents dating back to the 1990s reported police beat Black people routinely, were said to be involved in the drug trade and ignored the crack cocaine problem. One FBI effort was dubbed “Tarnished Star.”