Author Archives: Jan Tucker

About Jan Tucker

The Detectives Diary is an innovative tool combining Private Investigation and Journalism. In 1984, Steve Harvey's Los Angeles Times "Around the Southland" Column entitled Jan Tucker's program of providing low-cost "Opposition Research" services to indigent and working class candidates for public office, "Take Cover: Hired Mudslinger Rides into Town." A 1996 Los Angeles Times article by Henry Chu carried a sub-headline identifying Tucker as a "P.R. Guru." In November 2012, Tucker became Criminal Justice Columnist for Counter Punch Magazine and a commentator for Black Talk Radio. As a private investigator since 1979 and a former First Vice President of Newspaper Guild Local 69, Tucker takes these skills to a new level in the pages of the Detectives Diary with insightful and unique exposures and analysis of history and current events. State Director--California League of Latin American Citizens, Former seven term Chairman of the Board of the California Association of Licensed Investigators, Co-President San Fernando Valley/Northeast Los Angeles Chapter-National Organization for Women, former National Commissioner for Civil Rights-League of United Latin American Citizens, former Second Vice President-Inglewood-South Bay Branch-National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, former founding Vice President-Armenian American Action Committee, former First Vice President, Newspaper Guild Local 69 (AFL-CIO, CLC, CWA), Board member, Alameda Corridor Jobs Coalition, Community Advisory Board member--USC-Keck School of Medicine Alzheimer's Disease Research Project

Black Like Her: Rachel Dolezal’s Rejection of White Skin Privilege

Black Like Her: Rachel Dolezal’s Rejection of White Skin Privilege When I was a little boy, my parents took me to Los Angeles Valley College’s Monarch Hall to see John Howard Griffin, author of Black Like Me. Years later I … Continue reading

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Persistence of the ISIS Threat in California: a guest opinion by Robert Dougherty

Introduction, by Jan B. Tucker My readers may or may not know that a considerable part of my professional work involves investigation and security consulting regarding parking lots. Aside from the normal aspects security for my clients, like thefts, employee … Continue reading

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Injunction Against Robert Leo St. George of Hermosa Beach

J.B. Tucker & Associates   For Immediate Release: May 12, 2015 For Information: Jan B. Tucker, 818.720.3719 Dropbox access to video on request to: pr@janbtucker.com INJUNCTION ISSUED AGAINST MAN WHO ONCE SHOT ACTOR JAMESON PARKER & MOLESTED DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED GIRLS … Continue reading

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Detective’s Diary: 1.5 million hits!

Thanks to my readers, Detective’s Diary has just passed the all time 1.5 million hits mark.  Here are the stats: Site Statistics Unique Pages Served: 56875Total Sessions: 467012Total Page Hits: 1501040 Mil gracias, and keep reading…   Like this:Like Loading…

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Discrimination in Victorville

FROM:  CALIFORNIA LEAGUE OF LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (CALLAC) April 24, 2014 Michelle Medina/Silvia Ramirez Cypress Pointe Homeowners Association First Choice Community Management P.O. Box 300 Victorville CA 92393 Dear Ms. Medina & Ms. Ramirez: We have received a complaint of … Continue reading

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What’s worse than Armenian Genocide Denial?

When it comes to Armenia and Armenians, there are actually things worse than Holocaust/Genocide denial. Before I get to that issue though, let me recount my own history of dealing with Armenian international and domestic issues and explain how I … Continue reading

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Attorneys Greg Yates & Neville Johnson Sue to Stifle Free Press

News Release P.O. Box 433 Torrance CA 90508-0433 Tel: 310.618.9596 Fax: 310.618.1950 Cell: 818.720.3719 pr@janbtucker.com Criminal Justice Columnist, Counter Punch Magazine Commentator, Black Talk Radio “Public relations guru”–Los Angeles Times 1996 Former 1st Vice President, LA Newspaper Guild Member, CWA … Continue reading

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Games Lawyers Play #2: The Representation of Dr. Udani

For background: http://janbtucker.com/blog/2014/12/12/dr-udani-staywell-research-should-you-beware/ Donna Dymally has been litigating the case reprinted in the above link for some time now. That blog posting has now emerged as a key issue in her efforts to settle the lawsuit. Her initial settlement proposal … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Mothers Part 2

For background, see http://janbtucker.com/blog/2014/04/09/a-tale-of-two-mothers-part-i/ Like this:Like Loading…

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Games Lawyers Play?

Know the old saying when it rains it pours? Sometimes that applies to the weird coincidences of what kinds of cases you get in the private investigative world. At one time within about 1 ½ years, three (3) different Iranian … Continue reading

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