June 28, 2003: Hal Netkin makes appeal to Dennis Zine to amend Special Order 40 to enable the deportation of illegal alien gang member. Details
1993: Zine will do anything to please any side of an issue. Read this letter of September 23, 2003 which scolds Zine for FLIP-FLOPPING on Special Order 40.
October 7, 2003: Zine Flops in favor of Special Order 40 to protect illegal alien gang members. Read letter from Hal Netkin to Dennis Zine.
May, 2004: Hal Netkin emails link to KABC-TV broadcast on Special Order 40. Zine chooses to ignores link -- Flops back to giving illegal alien gang members a free pass. Watch
April 17, 2008: Zine FLIP-FLOPS again on CNN -- This time pretending to be willing to modify Special Order 40. Watch
So why is Dennis Zine suddenly interested in amending Special Order 40? Could it be that because mayoral candidate Walter Moore is gaining community support for his proposed Jamiel's Law which might get him elected? Now Zine and the rest of the city council are pissing in their pants with fear that Walter Moore could end up Mayor of L.A. in 2009.
April 2, 2008: Jamiel's dad and mom (mom is army sergeant stationed in Iraq) take to the air on KABC-Radio with Doug McIntyre to lobby for Jamiel's Law. Listen (22 minutes)
On Sunday night, March 2, 2008, it was Jamiel's father on the phone and then his son's girlfriend, Chrystale Miles. Jamiel Sr. called to tell him to hurry home from the mall. The 17-year-old boy
This gang murder like many others, could have been prevented if L.A. did not apply Special Order 40, the police mandate that does not allow police to ask gang members if they are in the U.S. illegally. Chief among the movers and shakers of Special Order 40 is ex-cop, Councilman Dennis Zine.
Zine's proposal is nothing more than an insincere attempt to make the community feel good. Walter Moore calls it a counterfeit.