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Jack Dunphy

Jack Dunphy is the pseudonym of a police officer in Southern California.
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Who Let the ‘Racist’ Police Dogs Out?

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

Bulldog edition: The London Independent blows the lid off the story of the LAPD's "racist" police dogs.

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Use of Force: Do Critics of Miriam Carey Police Shooting Have a Case?

Monday, October 7th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

The law deems "reasonable use" must be based upon the facts available to the officers at the scene.

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The Gun That Didn’t Shoot

Friday, September 27th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

How did the MSM get the D.C. Navy Yard shooting wrong? Let us count the ways.

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Deadly Consequences: CA Crime Rate Spikes After Easing Prison Overcrowding

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

The Orwellian "Public Safety Realignment" now has a body count.

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A Bronx Tale

Monday, August 12th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

A 14-year-old boy shot and killed by police in self-defense is a story told far too often: a feral, fatherless child with a gun.

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Again, Los Angeles Tries to Weed Out Mythical Police Profiling

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

Officers face an absurd proposal encouraging accused cops to sit and chat with accusers.

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The Many Misperceptions of the Martin-Zimmerman Matter

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

To watch the news today, it’s as if there never was a trial clearing George Zimmerman.

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There But for the Grace of God…

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

I was reminded of a chapter from my past when the George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin controversy exploded into national awareness.

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How Two LAPD Cops Were Ambushed at the Gate of their Police Station

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

The law of unintended consequences: keypad system makes cops at gate easy marks for shooter.

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The Right Way to Profile

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

How well-trained police officers could have spotted and stopped the Tsarnaevs before they set off their bombs.

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The Monsters that Walk Among Us

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

If you sat next to Ariel Castro in a movie theater, you would never guess how evil he was.

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Even the Tsarnaev Brothers Can’t Awaken MSM from Its Slumber

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

I bet they're asleep at Salon. I bet they're asleep all over "Progressive" America.

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Run, Hide, Fight?

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

When seconds count, the police are typically minutes away. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a Beretta or a Glock to protect yourself?

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Should Living Victims of Christopher Dorner Be Entitled to the Reward Money?

Thursday, April 11th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

They only did what any citizen would have done if victimized by crime: they called police.

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LAPD’s New ‘Lieutenants List’ and the ‘Club’

Friday, March 29th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

There is something wrong with a police promotional system that rewards so many who go to such great lengths to avoid doing police work.

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Waiting for Dorner

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 - by Jack Dunphy

When the names of your colleagues at the LAPD are on the manifesto of a double-murder suspect still at large.

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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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