Gary Jenkins is the host of the true crime podcast, Gangland Wire, which recounts his stories of true organized crime true as a Kansas City Police Detective. With twenty-five years on the police force, Gary has a lot of stories to tell! His enthusiasm for learning new technologies and passion for actively participating on these platforms enable him to genuinely connect with his listeners. Gary and I dive into some stories on the police force and we discuss the origins of the podcast.
What We Covered:
08:35 – The podcast’s focus on the west side mafia and serial killers.
11:40 – How did Gary come up with the name of his podcast?
13:25 – The AHA moment when Gary realized through podcasting he could share his crime stories in an innovative way.
17:25 – His co-host, Aaron, is an interesting guy!
21:30 – A checkered past living in Kansas City didn’t stop Gary from getting a job as a cop.
24:45 – Bringing together your neighbors, thanks to crime and Facebook.
29:20 – An incident made Gary realize he didn’t have the police “edge” anymore,