Complying with the Oath of Office for an Elected Los Angeles City Official

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

Some of us have witnessed an elected L.A. City Officials sworn-in to serve in public office.  Either in person or via media.  There is all the pomp and circumstance that follows the election and then the work begins.  I remember my entry into the political arena and the Oath I truly believed in and with […]

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When it Comes to the Justice System, It is Time for Sobering Reality

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

It really does not matter if you like or dislike President Trump or Former Vice – President Joe Biden.  What really matters is what is happening across America and in particular California and the City of Los Angeles.   Let me begin with the Judicial Branch of Government as it impacts all  people of the Golden […]

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Los Angeles Against the Police

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti who called Police Officers “KILLERS” and City Councilmembers responded to the demands of protestors and rioters and slashed $150 Million Dollars from the 2020-2021 LAPD budget.  L.A. Taxpaying residents and business owners were ignored by city officials who continue to permit the city to turn more neighborhoods into homeless camps […]

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Police Deserve More Respect

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

As a 50 plus year sworn member of the Los Angeles Police Department, which is recognized as one of the most professional law enforcement agencies in the world; and a life-long resident of Los Angeles; a former Vice – Chair of the Elected Charter Reform Commission and a 12 year elected member of the Los […]

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Impatient With the Lockdown

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

People are getting restless and compliance with directives given by elected officials are wearing thin on law-abiding members of a once FREE and Liberated American Society. We have all witnessed the recent changing attitudes of our family members, neighbors and friends.  The attitude that Enough is Enough with the government lockdown that makes us all […]

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Adjusting to a New Way of Life

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

A new way of life has come to America and Los Angeles.  It is caused by the Coronavirus.  It has devastated countless lives and restricted our Freedoms and Liberties and our Pursuit of Happiness.    All of our lives have drastically changed in the past month.  It does not matter if you are young or old, […]

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Beware of Voter Deception

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

I have previously stated that I am not a Republican or Democrat. I am officially registered as a No Party Preference. I vote for the person or measure based on the impact the candidate or measure will have on me and my community. I would like to present my honest evaluation of the candidates and […]

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A New Year Means New Laws

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

THE CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE INTRODUCED 2,576 NEW BILLS FOR 2019.  The new year always bring new laws that government officials believe we need to maintain a stable and civilized society.  Some you will agree with and others may upset you and force changes in your current lifestyle. I will highlight a couple for you.   With most […]

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Threatening to Jump onto a Freeway; LA Homelessness; Business on the Move

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

Whatever the reason, there was a man who recently threatened to jump from a bridge along the Hollywood Freeway causing  both north and south bound lanes to be shut down for 11 hours!   It all began around 11:00 pm on a recent Monday evening and concluded the following Tuesday morning around 10:00 am.  For nearly […]

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Leaving California for Greener Pastures

Dennis Zine
Former Los Angeles City Councilman and Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant.

While Tax-Paying California Residents flee the state, we find that the homeless population increases along with an assortment of proposed increased taxes and exploding property crimes along with a reduced overall quality of life in the once Golden State of California. It wasn’t long ago that California and in particular Southern California had a great […]

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