Author Archives: Ken Dye

About Ken Dye

Having grown up in Missouri, Ken Dye graduated from Northeastern Missouri State University (now Truman State University) and served his country. When he returned to St. Louis, he joined the St. Louis County Police Department and served in the tactical operations unit, as an undercover narcotics and homicide detective, and with the intelligence bureaus. After 13 years, he moved to Chicago to work with the Illinois Criminal Justice Authority. He is the author of three books: two crime novels, Shadow of the Arch and Beyond the Shadow of the Arch and his new release Michael Brown, Jr. didn’t have to die, a non-fiction narrative. For more information about the author, visit www.KenJDye.com.

Joplin, MO PD Told By City Manager To Stop Posting “Incident Spotlights”

Well they’re at it again.  That’s right, dumbass, unknowing politicians sticking they’re noses where it doesn’t belong. Joplin city manager Sam Anselm recently told the Chief to stop posting “Incident spotlights” on the departments website.  Says it puts the criminal … Continue reading

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MA Trooper Ordered To Change Arrest Report, Sues Agency

Last October a MA trooper was dispatched to an accident scene.  The trooper smelled the odor of alcohol on the female driver who stumbled and slurred her words.  A good indication that the driver is impaired. After failing several sobriety … Continue reading

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Murder Suspect Previously Convicted Of Killing Police Officer

A suspect taken into custody for the January 1st murder of a family “friend” in Columbus, GA is a convicted cop killer. The suspect in his most recent murder was convicted in 1975 of killing officer Hugh Eubanks of the … Continue reading

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83 Year Old Man Throws “Chump” Off His Roof

I was recently reviewing the funny/unusual police stories of the past year and found one of particular note. In La Puente, CA a man being chased by police got on the roof of Wilford Burgess, an 83 year old grandfather.  … Continue reading

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Houston Chief Apologizes To LGBTQ For Detectives “Insensitive” Remarks

All this political correctness is really getting old. Houston Chief, Art Acevedo fell all over himself in responding to the statement made by a Houston PD homicide detective.  The detective advised a local TV crew that the victim of a … Continue reading

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Baltimore PD-The Folly Continues…Even As A Detective Is Gunned Down

One must wonder what the hell is going on in the Baltimore PD. The administrative trial of LT Brian Rice was concluded with all trumped up charges, stemming from the freddy grey matter, found to be groundless.  LT Rice then … Continue reading

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Baltimore PD Officer/Van Driver In Freddy Grey Case Found Not Guilty

Baltimore police officer Cesar Goodson Jr. was found NOT GUILTY of all 21 bogus charges filed in an administrative trial.  He was charged with offences including, dereliction of duty, making false statements to investigators and failing to secure Grey with a … Continue reading

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The Price Of Valor

I recently had the privilege of speaking with a young officer who left the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department on a medical (PTSD) retirement after 12 years of faithful and dedicated service. Oh yeah, this fine man is the holder … Continue reading

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Keep The Body Cams

I recently read a report from the Washington D.C. Metropolitan police that showed that the body cams did not effect the use of force by Officers.  OK, fine.  This tells any objective reviewer of the study that the cops are … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Pols See A City With No Cops

With all the carnage in Las Vegas I didn’t think blogging about some dumb politicians was appropriate.  Its been over a week since the madman rained down death and misery to our fellow citizens just out enjoying a Country Music … Continue reading

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