Seg. 1: Women in Soccer | Seg. 2: Police Twitter | KCUR

Seg. 1: Women in Soccer | Seg. 2: Police Twitter

Jun 10, 2019

Segment 1: In honor of the Women's World Cup, we ask what's up with the sport here in Kansas City.

We lost our professional women's soccer team in 2017. Kansas City isn't alone; the national league is having a hard time maintaining enough teams to sustain their seasons, despite the sport's popularity among girls.

  • Gemma Clarke, author, Soccer Women: The Icons, Rebels, Stars and Trailblazers Who Transformed the Beautiful Game
  • Greg Echlin, sports reporter, KCUR
  • Carrie Fry Robinson, founder and director, Finesse Soccer Training Academy

Segment 2: When police departments tweet, does that help them serve and protect?

The Twitter feeds of local police departments are often cheeky, whether referencing lusty deer and the traffic risk they pose during car-deer-crash season, or munchies on 4/20. What's that about?

  • Sarah Boyd, Kansas City Police Department
  • Danny Chavez, Lenexa Police Department
  • Raul Perez, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Laverne