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.

Another Example of Police Brutality–Not So Fast

Last Thursday 2 Rainbow City, Alabama Police officers stopped a truck with no taillights.  Good reason for a stop.  The truck was occupied by 2 people.  As part of an investigation into any traffic stop is to determine who these … Continue reading

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Policing Ferguson-Policing America by Tom Jackson

Tom’s new book, Policing Ferguson-Policing America will be out on August 1st.  Don’t let this one pass you by.  It’s written by the former Chief of the Ferguson Police Department…and he should know.  Tom stood his ground after the shooting … Continue reading

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Waco PD Cops Want To Donate Sick Time To Officer With Cancer

Waco Police Officer Nicki Stone is battleing breast cancer and used up her sick, vacation and holiday time.  As this is a real “Officer In Need Of Aid” other members of the department stepped up to the plate.  They offered to … Continue reading

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Enter The hero’s-US Capitol Police

Republican and staff members of the US Congress were having an early morning softball practice in preparation for the Dems vs. Repubs annual softball game.  A long standing tradition with the proceeds going to local charities.  Good cause and buy … Continue reading

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Baton Rouge Chief Refuses To Fire Officer.

At long last.  A police chief with a set of balls who stands up for his officer(s). Baton Rouge mayor, sharon broome, D-law..what law, recently directed Chief Carl Dabadie to fire the officer who shot and killed alton sterlings last … Continue reading

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NYC Mayor DeBozo to Honor Terrorist

Mayor DeBozo D-hello suckers, is planning to march with the recently released terrorist oscar lopez, in the upcoming June 11th National Puerto Rican Day parade. Lopez, active in the FLAN was a bomb maker, a terrorist tactics teacher and procurer … Continue reading

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Police Officer in Tulsa Acquitted in Fatal OIS-Family Blames Tulsa Homicide SGT

Last September Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby shot and killed Terence Crutcher.  This after Crutcher refused to follow officer Shelby’s command to not reach into his stopped SUV. The District Attorney charged the officer who was subsequently acquitted at trial. … Continue reading

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Pre and Post Ferguson Policing

I just read an interesting report, “Assailant Study.”  The FBI examined the forces behind the killing of 62 police officers last year.  This is a 56% spike in officer murders over 2015. Some results were predictable.  86% of the studied … Continue reading

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Comey Exits-Stage Right

Well it’s finally happened.  That’s right the Pres fired the FBI director. I remember last July when my old partner called me and said …”Find a TV, looks like they’re about to indict that B^%&$. I headed to the lunch … Continue reading

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Mosby Urging Prosecutors to not charge Illegal Immigrants

She just can’t stop.  Can’t stop making a fool of herself.  That’s right, “Cop’s Perspective’s” goofiest prosecutor is at it again.  You’re right.  It’s Marilyn Mosby the oft quoted and most misunderstood State’s Attorney in the country. This time she’s … Continue reading

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