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.

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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Another 2-Bit Politician Shows Her Ignorance…And May Regret Her Statements

On Feb 21, 2016 2 Seattle Police detectives were conducting an investigation attempting to locate a suspect wanted on a drug warrant.  During the course of the surveillance they observed a violent career criminal, Che Taylor.  He appeared to have … Continue reading

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The Cops and Charlottsville

First of all, it was a tough night for our nations cops.  Stay safe out there brothers and sisters. After having time to dissect the Charlottsville disaster one can only come to the conclusion that the police and National Guard … Continue reading

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Something Other Than Charlottsville

By now we’ve all seen the mayhem that occurred in Charlottsville over the weekend.  One demonstrator killed, a numbered injured.  Although I didn’t see too much coverage, 2 VA Troopers were killed in a helicopter crash covering the ruckus. We’ll … Continue reading

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Chicago vs The US DOJ

Yesterday Chicago Mayor R. Emanuel (D-“I will protect all alien felons”) said he will sue the DOJ for blocking Byrne Criminal Justice Grant funds to the city.  The reason for the suit?  Chicago refuses to follow federal immigration laws.  Last … Continue reading

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NAACP Issues Travel Alert For Missouri

The president of the MO NAACP recently issued a “Travel Alert” for blacks, women, LGBT and other minorities traveling to or through Missouri.  Advising them to use “Extreme caution,” whilst traveling through or visiting the “Show-Me State.” When questioned about … Continue reading

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Should have Called ICE Before You Let This Guy Out.

A 20 time deported felon sat in the Multnomah County, OR, (think Portland) detention facility.  This jerk had a number of felony convictions, not only from OR but from TX and CA.  The usual crapola, drugs, vehicle theft, burglary and … Continue reading

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Policing Ferguson-Policing America, Part II

I just finished Tom Jackson’s book.  Wow, what a page turner. Tom was smack in the middle of the upheaval that resulted from the shooting of Michael Brown.  He was asked to resign, but refused.  One of those calls came … Continue reading

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