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.

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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MS-13 Leaders Tell Troops To Change Shoes

That’s right.  An MS-13 “shot-caller” currently imprisoned in El Salvador recently sent word to his underlings to ditch the gang colors and the foot ware.  Believing that the cops are focused on the colors and specific shoes and that’s how … Continue reading

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Officer Shot By Punk Released On Felony Gun Charges

One must wonder when this BS will end.  Don’t know if it ever will. Last week a Yonkers, New York Officer was shot in the face whilst she and her partner were investigating a suspicious auto call.  As they approached … Continue reading

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St. Louis Cops Debunk Criticism Over Tactics

A former cop is acquitted in the shooting death of a heroin dealer.  The usual suspects turn out to create a big ruckus over the judges decision.  OK, citizens have the right to protest…within bounds. Lately I’ve seen headlines saying … Continue reading

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The St. Louis Unrest-A New Mindset

In 2011 2 St. Louis police officers,on patrol, observed what they thought to be a drug deal in progress.  They attempted to stop the car occupied by the dealer.  The car attempted to run over the officers and took off. … Continue reading

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City Of Sacramento To Give $1,000 a Month To Thugs

After a slight interruption from hurricane IRMA, it’s back to blogging.  I wanted to write something about this prior to the rude disruption.  All’ s well so let’s get going. After a deadly shooting involving gang supported rappers, the city … Continue reading

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Sheriff Removes “Blue Lives Matter” Flag From Break Room

Yup, this nutjob is at it again.  This time removing the “Blue Lives Matter” flag from the Multnomah County Courthouse police officers break room.  This is where the cops go to review their cases before testifying and other criminal justice … Continue reading

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