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Don DuPay is a lifelong Portland Oregon resident. He was a Portland police officer from 1961 to 1977 and a detective for the last ten years.

Don has written his View From The Street© column in various alternative news papers since 1991 beginning with the Oregon City Enterprise Courier, The Tigard Times, Tualatin Valley Times, Beaverton Times, The Skanner and Street Roots.

Don has been a regular co-host and editorialist on the cable access show Cannabis Common Sense live on Channel 11 at 8pm every Friday evening.

He is currently a social worker, working daily with homeless folks. Don writes extensively about homelessness, the police and medical marijuana issues. He is one of 11,000 Oregon medical marijuana patients.