City leaders ask community what they're looking for in next KC police chief

Posted at 6:43 AM, May 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-15 07:43:41-04

On Monday night the community will have a chance to speak up on how to choose the next police chief for Kansas City.

Chief Darryl Forte’s last day is May 20.

A public forum will take place at Avila University in south Kansas City at 6:30 p.m. and is expected to last about an hour. 

There will be another forum Tuesday night at the Mohart Multipurpose Center starting at 6:30 p.m.

If you cannot make the meetings and would like to share your input, you can submit at comment online at

The Kansas City Board of Commissioners named Deputy Chief David Zimmerman as the interim police chief.