13 episodes

KC is the American Vigilante - A hugely complex, intelligent, contradictory man who could save your life but end it too. Who leads a group of violent men standing on the blurred line between right and wrong, between revenge and redemption. A man you want on your side when it all falls apart.
American Vigilante is true crime, but so much more. It’s saving abducted children, it’s stepping beyond the law. It’s rescue missions, assassination attempts and last-gasp protection. It’s all the stuff you hope never comes to you, until it does.
Former BBC Journalist Sam Walker presents this Crowd Network original. She’s been speaking to KC for months and has recorded everything he’s told her. You’ll need to listen to make your own mind up, but you might never be the same again.
It’s shocking, inspiring, frightening and thought-provoking. It’ll change how you see the world, and it might change how you move within it.  
Everyone thinks they’re safe, until they aren’t. Everyone thinks they know how they’ll react, until the darkness comes.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.1 • 382 Ratings

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KC is the American Vigilante - A hugely complex, intelligent, contradictory man who could save your life but end it too. Who leads a group of violent men standing on the blurred line between right and wrong, between revenge and redemption. A man you want on your side when it all falls apart.
American Vigilante is true crime, but so much more. It’s saving abducted children, it’s stepping beyond the law. It’s rescue missions, assassination attempts and last-gasp protection. It’s all the stuff you hope never comes to you, until it does.
Former BBC Journalist Sam Walker presents this Crowd Network original. She’s been speaking to KC for months and has recorded everything he’s told her. You’ll need to listen to make your own mind up, but you might never be the same again.
It’s shocking, inspiring, frightening and thought-provoking. It’ll change how you see the world, and it might change how you move within it.  
Everyone thinks they’re safe, until they aren’t. Everyone thinks they know how they’ll react, until the darkness comes.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Episode 1: KC

    Episode 1: KC

    Who is KC? He's a hugely complex, intelligent, contradictory man who could save your life but end it too. He leads a group of violent men standing on the blurred line between right and wrong, between revenge and redemption. A man you want on your side when it all falls apart.
    In this first episode, KC tells the story of his first ever rescue mission and reveals what goes through his mind when a gun is pointed at him.
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    • 52 min
    Episode 2: Wrong Suspects

    Episode 2: Wrong Suspects

    When a little girl is abducted, law enforcement wastes precious time targeting the parents. Convinced they are innocent, KC hunts down the real abductor.
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    • 50 min
    Episode 3: Origins

    Episode 3: Origins

    What did this to KC? What made him do these things and tell these stories? Sam goes digging for the events that shaped his life, and gets to see KC for the first time.
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    • 48 min
    Episode 4: The Marine's Wife

    Episode 4: The Marine's Wife

    When three girls are raped and the police are unable to quickly capture the attacker, a former Marine and his wife hire KC to find him. KC's search brings him to a small town in Canada, where he finds the man about to claim another victim, and is forced to trust outsiders to help him accomplish his mission. 
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    • 51 min
    Episode 5: Knock Knock

    Episode 5: Knock Knock

    A member of the Mexican Mafia asks KC to shut down a drug house near his son’s school, and things get heated between KC and Sam for the first time.
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    • 50 min
    Episode 6: Sons and Fathers

    Episode 6: Sons and Fathers

    KC opens up about his father, and tells Sam about the time he recovered someone wanted for assaulting a police officer. 
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
382 Ratings

382 Ratings

The fuzz 82 ,

I Just Don’t Know 🤷‍♂️

The stories that are told here are fantastic to say the least but I just don’t know what’s fact or fiction. Is he really the real life Liam Neeson from Taken with his band of ex military / CIA operatives who served any war you can name, or is KC just a story teller, who’s read too many James Patterson novels and fancies himself a bit of a Jack Reacher?

There’s got to be some truth is these tales of selfless heroism……at the right price of course. 🤣

Only KC knows the truth……

pickersplayspop ,

I ain’t gettin on no plain Hannibal!!!

I’m on Ep3. This is a great listen. So A-Team, he even has a 6ft5 muscled Mohawk simpleton who’s partial to a glass of milk 🥛 ✈️ So many many many very forensically detailed recollections of dark capers somewhere between ‘Death Wish’ and ‘Taken’. Wrapping legs around men’s waists while gouging eyes out, stuffing socks in men’s mouths then having a stand off in the frozen north with frozen hair after a snow mobile chase is the order of the day. Highly recommended! Jimmy hill would have enjoyed this while rubbing his significantly ample chin!

YazShabaz ,

Absolutely gripping!!

I’ve listened to this podcast twice now and I absolutely love it!! What a guy!!
Sam, please can you post any updates you have with KC or do a second series!! Would love to hear how you both have been doing!! Thank you for this podcast!! Really enjoyed it!! Xx

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