Decorated Police Officer to Awarded Author

CURT RUDE

Stories are available, for your convenience, as ebooks, audio books or as paperbacks.

My tales resonate with the truth—Curt.

 
  About
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My Story

 

     Once upon a time I was employed as a police officer in Minnesota. It just so happened that I enjoyed a career that resulted in many awards. Actually I was the most decorated officer to ever serve on the Department. I thought from day one that the good guys were in uniforms and easy to spot. Not so. I witnessed first hand, acts of moral cowardice that were startling. Serpico ain't got nothing on me. I became aware of inappropriate behavior being committed by Chief Paul Philipp. This included sharing photos. I signed a compliant to support a female employee who was offended by this on-duty behavior. Tom Stiehm, the mayor, publicly concluded the Chief already disciplined himself. This woman's complaint was dismissed. So what motivates me to share my stories? I'll give you one guess. Read JusThis. The truth beats fiction every time.

     After facing sixteen years of incarceration on charges brought by Chief Philipp I started my writing career. Highlights include Ink & Insights Master Award in Amarillo, Texas. The Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition Award, as well as The Ethel Rohan Novel Category in San Francisco, Ca. I am represented by The Barone Literary Agency.

 

 

"I am forever haunted by Adam Lanza & Salvador Ramos."

Curt Rude

"Never let the bastards get you down!"

Moira Rose

 
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  Press/Social Media/Gallery

'Lee Bonorden - Austin Daily Herald Columnist'
"Curt Rude … Take one dose of his prose. After 4 hours, call a friend and tell  ‘em, you can’t put his current book down."

Ethel Rohan, author of ‘Out of Dublin’ praised Mr. Rude's writing as such . . . "His writing will provide a terrific look into what is an entirely different culture. Unthinkable issues such as children being prohibited from accepting balls from soldiers, because of the possibility of a listening device, provided a gut punch."
 

KMSP Fox 9 Minneapolis/St Paul
KMSP Fox 9 Minneapolis/St Paul

Discussed policing and my stories on The Dawn Stevens Morning Show.

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Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park

U2 hung out here. You didn't bump into Bono or The Edge did ya?

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In all we do . . . Let's Never Forget
In all we do . . . Let's Never Forget

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KMSP Fox 9 Minneapolis/St Paul
KMSP Fox 9 Minneapolis/St Paul

Discussed policing and my stories on The Dawn Stevens Morning Show.

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