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Allegations Continue To Mount Against Retired KCK Detective

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Former Kansas City, Kansas, police detective Roger Golubski faces allegations in a civil lawsuit that he used his police badge to exploit vulnerable Black women for sexual favors.

An investigative report by KCUR and The Kansas City Star details how Roger Golubski allegedly exploited vulnerable Black women for sexual favors and coerced some into fabricating testimony.

Golubski is also the detective whose investigation led to Lamonte McIntyre being wrongly imprisoned for 23 years.

The investigative report was a collaboration between KCUR and The Kansas City Star.

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