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KCKPD Headquarters closes after power outage Tuesday

Posted at 3:15 PM, Apr 16, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-16 16:31:42-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department Headquarters building is closed for the remainder of the day Tuesday, April 16, due to a power outage.

A spokesperson for the department said a transformer blew in downtown KCK, in the area near N. 8th Street and Ann Avenue.

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“This does not impact our communications center or officer response to calls for service,” KCKPD reassured the public via social media.

A Kansas City Board of Public Utilities spokesperson said crews are working to repair the "wind/storm-related outages in the area." No other information was immediately available.

At 3:30 p.m., the BPU outage map reported 19 total outages were affecting 159.