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Jack Dunphy is the pseudonym of a police officer in Southern California.
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The Guns of Villaraigosa

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

LA's mayor declares war against the manufacturers whose weapons protect his city's police department.

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Crime Down in L.A., Local Newspaper Baffled

Friday, January 4th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

It’s the demographic shift, L.A. Timesmen.

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‘Childish Fantasy’: Gun Control and the Victim

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Gun control advocates refuse to properly assess human vulnerability. Related: Celebrities Launch Dumb Gun Control Campaign

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‘Major Hasan Syndrome’ at the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department?

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Once again, incompetence and even criminal behavior get ignored for the sake of diversity.

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Los Angeles Following in the Footsteps of Detroit

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

The long, slow, steady decline of a once-great city.

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The Bath Salts Banker

Friday, November 2nd, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

To the cop, there are few human foibles that come as a great surprise. This one did.

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LAPD Chief Tells Officers to Ignore Federal Illegal Immigrant Law

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Officers are supposed to hold illegals arrested for other reasons until the feds arrive. Chief Beck wants them released.

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Jury Awards $5.7 Million to Gangbanger Paralyzed in Police Shooting

Saturday, September 29th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Jury doesn't hear key details that might have exonerated officers.

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A Rough Arrest in Los Angeles

Friday, September 7th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

A veteran police captain committed the unpardonable sin of allowing Chief Beck to be embarrassed.

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Skateboarding into Victimhood Superstardom

Monday, August 27th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

An L.A. television station's inflammatory reporting has brought forth a new star into the victimhood cosmos.

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Creeping Sharia on the Tulsa PD?

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

The Tulsa PD is punishing a police captain for refusing to attend an Islamic “cultural event” at a local mosque.

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Bloomberg’s Condescension to Cops

Monday, July 30th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Most in the NYPD recognize the folly of relying on new laws to keep weapons out of the hands of people like the man accused in the Aurora shooting. And they resent being used as props in their mayor's wishful thinking. Also read:  Bloomberg Now Meddling in New Moms’ Breastfeeding

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Aurora’s Anonymous Hero

Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

May we soon know her name, may she get the praise and thanks she very much deserves.

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Why the GOP-backed Indiana Gun Law Is a Terrible Idea

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

A new law authorizes citizens to use force against “public servants” (read police officers) whom they reasonably believe to be entering their home illegally.

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California’s Broken Parole and Probation System

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Come and see the ineffectiveness inherent in the system.

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Back and to the Left: The L.A. Times Analyzes a Police Shooting

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Imagine working in a profession where your life-or-death decision is analyzed over months, via reports, photographs, and digital 3-D animated reconstructions.

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Sharpton Sows Seeds of Next L.A. Riot

Saturday, April 28th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

At the intersection of Rodney King and Trayvon Martin.

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Culture — Not Race — Determines Many Crime Stats

Thursday, April 19th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Charting a course through the rocky shoals that sank the USS Derbyshire.

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Black-on-Black Violence? Congress, Media Not Interested

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

To Maxine Waters and the rest of the racial grievance industry, racial profiling is a greater threat to African-Americans than violent crime.

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Trayvon Martin: Scant Evidence, Already a Verdict

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Expect no clean resolution to the Trayvon Martin shooting.

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The MSM Goes Wobbly on the NYPD’s Efforts to Prevent Another 9/11

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

When it comes to preventing terrorism, the MSM's motto is "Better dead than rude."

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LAPD Commission Rubber Stamps Illegal Alien-Friendly Impound Policy

Friday, March 9th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

By showing compassion for unlicensed drivers, the LAPD has chosen to deny it to those who will become their victims.

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Twisting LAPD Impound Policy to Favor Illegals

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Bending over backwards to let unlicensed drivers keep their cars.

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The LAPD’s Continued Defense of Illegal Immigrants

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

Why is it so hard for the chief of police to follow the law?

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How the L.A. Arsonist Was Caught

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 - by Jack Dunphy

With the exception of some serial-killer investigations, I’ve never in my long career seen as much investigative weight thrown into a case.

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