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Los Angeles County, CA June 5, 2001 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Dennis P. Zine

Candidate for
Member, City Council; City of Los Angeles; District 3

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Dennis Zine has dedicated his lief to serving the community. 32 years with the Los Angeles Police Department, rising to the rank of Sargeant. Having worked Valley Traffic Detail and serving as a liasion for Deputy Chief Mark Kroeker in the aftermath of the 1992 riots and being honored as officer of the year by the California Highway Patrol. He has been elected three times to the Board of Directors of the Police Protective League, representing the 9,100 rank and file officers who serve and protect us on a daily basis.

Dennis Zine was elected in April 1997 to represent the third district on the Los Angeles Charter Commission and served as Vice Chair. He dedicated 2 years, without pay, to rewrite our outdated city charter and fought for neighborhood councils and local empowerment.

Dennis Zine is a member of the Guardians and has served on the Executive Committee at the Jewish Home for the Aging. He volunteered as Director of Security for their many events and fundraisers. For over 10 years he has been an active member of Mothers Against Drunk Driving and has served on the Board of Directors of Haven Hills Battered Women's Shelter.

From humble beinnings, growing up in Hollywood California, his Father, a gardener and son of immigrants. He has two sons, Christopher, who is graduating from St. Mary's College and Eric, currently attending UC Berkeley. Dennis Zine is a homeowner in West Hills.

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