1980’s Take Your Daughter to Work Day: Cop Style

I don’t think most kids grow up aware of what their parents do for a living. Years before Take your child to work day, my dad wildly broke working barriers for his daughters by busting us right through his work place doors into the nitty gritty of the St. Louis Police headquarters. … More 1980’s Take Your Daughter to Work Day: Cop Style

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A Walk on The Wild Side: Policing in the 70’s-SLPD

Let’s take a nostalgic walk back to the 70’s to St. Louis City. St. Louis 1975 Statistics Data provided by Disaster Center Population: 4, 777,000 Number of violent crimes: 2,521 Murder: 505 Rape (reported): 1200 Robberies: 11,657 Aggrivated robbery: 11,675 Aggravated assault: 11, 159 The cops who trained my dad were “old timers” from the 40’s … More A Walk on The Wild Side: Policing in the 70’s-SLPD