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.

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

Posted in bakersfield, baltimore, Baton Rouge PD, Charolette, CHICAGO, Columbus, Crime, Current events, Department of Justice, Ferguson, ICE, LAPD, law enforcement, Milwaukee Police Department, Missouri, New Orleans, News, NYPD, OH, Orlando, Personal Musings, Police Officers, Police Perspectives, Political Commentary, Popular Culture, Portland, Rainbow city Alabama, San Francisco, SEN Claire McKaskill, St. Louis, St. Paul, Tulsa PD, Waco, Washington state patrol | Leave a comment

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

Posted in CHICAGO, Crime, Current events, Ferguson, Missouri, News, Personal Musings, Police Officers, Police Perspectives, Political Commentary, Popular Culture, SEN Claire McKaskill, St. Louis | Leave a comment

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

Posted in CHICAGO, Columbus, Crime, Current events, Department of Justice, ICE, law enforcement, Narcotics, News, Personal Musings, Police Officers, Police Perspectives, Political Commentary, Popular Culture, Portland, SEN Claire McKaskill | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Current events, Department of Justice, Ferguson, law enforcement, Missouri, News, Personal Musings, Police Officers, Police Perspectives, Political Commentary, Popular Culture, SEN Claire McKaskill, St. Louis | Leave a comment

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

Posted in bakersfield, baltimore, Baton Rouge PD, Charolette, CHICAGO, Columbus, Crime, Current events, Department of Justice, Ferguson, LAPD, law enforcement, Milwaukee Police Department, Missouri, Narcotics, New Orleans, News, NYPD, OH, Orlando, Personal Musings, Police Officers, Police Perspectives, Political Commentary, Popular Culture, Portland, Rainbow city Alabama, San Francisco, St. Louis, St. Paul, Tulsa PD | Leave a comment

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

Posted in bakersfield, baltimore, Baton Rouge PD, Charolette, CHICAGO, Columbus, Crime, Current events, Deadly Force, Department of Justice, Ferguson, Gun, LAPD, law enforcement, Milwaukee Police Department, Missouri, Narcotics, New Orleans, News, NYPD, OH, Orlando, Personal Musings, Police Humor, Police Officers, Police Perspectives, Political Commentary, Popular Culture, Portland, San Francisco, St. Louis, St. Paul, Tulsa PD, Waco, Washington state patrol | 1 Comment

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

Posted in bakersfield, baltimore, Baton Rouge PD, Charolette, CHICAGO, Columbus, Current events, law enforcement, Missouri, News, Personal Musings, Police Officers, Police Perspectives, Political Commentary, Popular Culture, St. Louis, Waco | Leave a comment

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

Posted in bakersfield, baltimore, Baton Rouge PD, Charolette, CHICAGO, Columbus, Crime, Current events, Deadly Force, Department of Justice, Ferguson, Gun, LAPD, law enforcement, Milwaukee Police Department, Missouri, Narcotics, New Orleans, News, NYPD, OH, Orlando, Personal Musings, Police Officers, Police Perspectives, Political Commentary, Popular Culture, Portland, San Francisco, St. Louis, St. Paul, Tulsa PD, Washington state patrol | Leave a comment

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

Posted in bakersfield, baltimore, Baton Rouge PD, Charolette, CHICAGO, Columbus, Crime, Current events, Deadly Force, Department of Justice, Ferguson, Gun, LAPD, law enforcement, Milwaukee Police Department, Missouri, Narcotics, New Orleans, News, NYPD, OH, Orlando, Personal Musings, Police Officers, Police Perspectives, Political Commentary, Popular Culture, Portland, San Francisco, St. Louis, St. Paul, Tulsa PD, Washington state patrol | 2 Comments

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

Posted in bakersfield, baltimore, Charolette, CHICAGO, Columbus, Crime, Current events, Deadly Force, Department of Justice, Ferguson, Gun, LAPD, law enforcement, Milwaukee Police Department, Missouri, Narcotics, New Orleans, News, NYPD, OH, Orlando, Personal Musings, Police Officers, Police Perspectives, Political Commentary, Popular Culture, Portland, San Francisco, St. Louis, St. Paul, Tulsa PD, Washington state patrol | Leave a comment