‘Modern Family:’ Years Later, Haley Dunphy’s Mugshots Are Still Iconic (and ‘Cute’)

Haley Dunphy is known for her love of fashion and makeup. However, she is also notorious for making very big mistakes. This is what happened after Haley was arrested for assaulting a police officer Modern family.

Haley was arrested while in college

After much anticipation, Haley Dunphy, the eldest of Phil and Claire ‘s children, eventually went to college. Her time at university did not last long, however. Haley was fired in a few weeks for resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer after attending a party.

Of course she accidentally fell on top of the police officer, but was nonetheless criticized, both for underage drinking and her other allegations. She even admitted to going to TA when she was before the disciplinary committee.

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ABC ‘Modern Family’ Episode entitled ‘Arrested’ Jordin Althaus / Walt Disney TV via Getty Images

Haley had to do community service to attack a police officer

For one season 4 program, titled “When a Tree Falls,” Haley moves back home after her time in college and has to do community service, because, Haley said in her confession, it had leaders.

“Take a little too proud of that, sweetheart,” Phil Dunphy told his daughter. This is a huge opportunity for Alex ‘s revenge as Haley is always taking ugly pictures of her. With Haley literally picking up trash, she’s sure she’ll get at least one embarrassing photo to post online.

When Haley comes downstairs in her orange dress, though, Alex carves a picture and she looks very good, of course. Alex scoffs. Even Haley mugshots were pretty cute, she said, and the audience sees Haley smiling against the mugshot wall. However, the more Alex tries to get a bad picture of her sister, the more karma throws at her.

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Many ‘New Family’ viewers like this character

Haley tended to be in trouble as a child, whether that was intentional or not. When she decided to do a fashion web show, she didn’t realize she was literally filming everything because she didn’t close the tab.

The morning after Haley and Alex went to the prom, Alex was all excited about talking to her new teacher. Haley was great and Claire found out that her boyfriend at the time, Dylan, was sleeping. Another time, after she finally passed her driving test, she forgot to put the car in the park.

As Haley grew up, however, she finally found her senses, married her high school sweetheart, Dylan, with a twin, and moved into Mitch and Cam’s old house. It was hard at first for her parents to accept that all their children were growing up, but they will always be there.

While this comedy series has come to an end, fans can catch up with cast members on social media, some of whom went on to work for Disney and Pixar on projects like Sofia first and Looking for Dory. Some episodes of Modern family available for streaming on Hulu.

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