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Jack Dunphy

Jack Dunphy is the pseudonym of a police officer in Southern California.
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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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LAPD Turns a Blind Eye to Illegal Aliens without Driver’s Licenses

Friday, December 23rd, 2011 - by Jack Dunphy

There was a time in California when the law affected the number of illegal aliens coming over the border. Today it is the number that affects the law.

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Occupy L.A. Ends with a Whimper, Not a Bang

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 - by Jack Dunphy

A first-hand account of the textbook police action that evicted Occupy Los Angeles.

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Occupy L.A.: A Cop’s Perspective

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 - by Jack Dunphy

Police Chief Charlie Beck is abetting the lawlessness. Related:  L.A. Mayor Offering Farmland and Office Space if the Occupiers Will Just Leave Already

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Occupy vs. the LAPD

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 - by Jack Dunphy

I most fervently hope to avoid the looming confrontation with the Occupiers here in Los Angeles, not least for fear of the reported lice infestation.

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L.A. County Sheriff Makes Hash of Prison System

Thursday, October 20th, 2011 - by Jack Dunphy

Memo to the boss—any boss: arrange your affairs so that you are left with a plausible explanation for trouble other than your own corruption or incompetence.

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Cascade Effect: California’s Prison Release Program

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 - by Jack Dunphy

Yes, it’s expensive to keep people in prison, but Californians may one day rediscover that it's even more expensive to let them out.

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Veteran Cops Recognize ‘Fast and Furious’ as a Foolhardy Idea

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 - by Jack Dunphy

To me, it is inconceivable that this operation ever made it out of the first meeting where it was discussed.

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Postscript on Dominique Strauss-Kahn and His Accuser

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 - by Jack Dunphy

DSK may not be a criminal, but he's no gentleman, either.

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