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LAPD "Crippled" by Dorner Search, Limited in Response to Other Crimes
NBC Southern California ^ | February 11, 2013 | Gordon Tokumatsu and John Simerson

Posted on 02/11/2013 11:40:55 PM PST by Brandonmark

Chief Beck said the ongoing pursuit for Christopher Dorner is a strain on police resources

The manhunt for fugitive former LAPD officer and suspected murderer Christopher Dorner has taken a toll on Southern California police departments.

Hundreds of officers are working on the Dorner case, not just responding to every credible sighting, but also protecting at least 50 families connected to the angry manifesto Dorner allegedly wrote, saying he would kill police.

The response on Sunday at a Lowe's store in Northridge was massive, but the report that Dorner was there was later found to be false -- like many other sightings.

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But police say they're not letting up.

"We'll continue to go until we have Mr. Dorner in custody, and the threat has ceased," LAPD Lt. Andy Neiman said Monday.

That is a tall order -- costly not in dollars, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said, but also in public safety.

"While this continues, our ability to do other things -- to respond to 911, to do criminal investigations, to do community relations events, is crippled," Beck said.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbclosangeles.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: dorner; lapd

1 posted on 02/11/2013 11:41:06 PM PST by Brandonmark
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To: Brandonmark

Living rent-free in a lot of heads...


2 posted on 02/11/2013 11:43:15 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable tyranny.)
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To: Brandonmark
While this continues, our ability to do other things -- to respond to 911

Meanwhile, politicians continue to beat the gun control political drum. I hope the lefty voters in CA enjoy what they have done to themselves (to you "righty's" out there, stay alive and be judged by 12).

3 posted on 02/11/2013 11:50:03 PM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: Brandonmark

I think they should quit talking about this guy as he seems like he is an attention seeker among other things and if he thinks he is not the hot topic he might come out and make some mistakes and then they could nab him.


4 posted on 02/11/2013 11:50:18 PM PST by funfan
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To: Brandonmark
"That is a tall order -- costly not in dollars, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said, but also in public safety. "

Public safety. LOL. If only LAPD would stop shooting the innocent public.

5 posted on 02/11/2013 11:51:55 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Brandonmark

Many dogs celebrate.


6 posted on 02/11/2013 11:56:45 PM PST by MarMema
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To: Brandonmark

The danger of this guy is that there is no time frame in mind as to when he’ll pick off his victims. The LAPD cannot spend unlimited resources forever trying to hunt the guy, whereas, he has unlimited time in hunting his victims. He can spend his time keeping track of them through surveillance and the internet.


7 posted on 02/11/2013 11:57:29 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Brandonmark
At least they didnt run and hide in a bunker for 3 days till its over this time , like they did in the Rodney King riots !

Or run to the B&B gun store at the last minute and beg for firepower like they did in the North Hollywood shootout !

8 posted on 02/12/2013 12:01:44 AM PST by KTM rider ( paychecks have been replaced by weekly allowances)
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To: Brandonmark
At least they didnt run and hide in a bunker for 3 days till its over this time , like they did in the Rodney King riots !

Or run to the B&B gun store at the last minute and beg for firepower like they did in the North Hollywood shootout !

9 posted on 02/12/2013 12:01:44 AM PST by KTM rider ( paychecks have been replaced by weekly allowances)
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To: Brandonmark
our ability to do other things,..... is crippled,

It's all Dorner's fault.

10 posted on 02/12/2013 12:04:05 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Brandonmark; MountainYankee
"While this continues, our ability to do other things -- to respond to 911, to do criminal investigations, to do community relations events, is crippled," Beck said.

Sheesh, that's like plastering a big "gun-free zone" sign on the wall of a school. Oh wait, this is LAPD warp-o-world, so that's more likely a good thing. Arrrg...

11 posted on 02/12/2013 12:06:03 AM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Brandonmark

Cha-ching $$$, Cha-ching $$$, Cha-ching $$$ overtime galore for the police unions!


12 posted on 02/12/2013 12:08:59 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

THe probably shot him on the weekend and are keeping him on ice while clocking up the OT.


13 posted on 02/12/2013 12:38:52 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (I think, therefore I am what I yam, and that's all I yam - "Popeye" Descartes)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I wonder if they’d provide as much protection for non-police... oops, and non-politically connected.
Members of ROYALTY do seem to get more favorable treatment than the serfs do.


14 posted on 02/12/2013 12:39:07 AM PST by 1_Of_We
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To: MarMema

“Many dogs celebrate.”

LOL


15 posted on 02/12/2013 12:44:46 AM PST by trailboss800
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To: Brandonmark

I know a lot of good cops, and most police I know are of the “Adam 12” and “Dragnet” TV show model and not the steroid-altered dog-shooters. However, it is clear that the overall LAPD enthusiasm for catching a cop killer is on an entirely different level from the overall enthusiasm for protecting ordinary citizens. Some animals are more equal than others. It’s a good thing we have a Second Amendment guarantee of our right to keep and bear arms, or we’d be in deep trouble when seconds count and the police are even more minutes away than usual.


16 posted on 02/12/2013 1:06:38 AM PST by Pollster1
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To: Brandonmark

Gee....seems like Chief Beck just gave the criminal element in southern California the all clear call....

I am also very surprised our “king” in DC has not personally got involved by issuing an EO demanding Chris Dorner turn himself in... / S


17 posted on 02/12/2013 2:01:05 AM PST by JZoback
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To: JZoback

I wonder if Obama hasn’t thought about hiring this Dorner guy to be his personal bodyguard after granting him amnesty.

Obama can get away with it as we all know.


18 posted on 02/12/2013 2:21:14 AM PST by Eye of Unk
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To: Brandonmark
The police in LA are so incompetent, that they cannot do the job they are overpaid to do.
So far, they have shot up two pickup trucks that do not even come close to the description of Dorner's (not even the same color!), and three innocent people were nearly murdered in the process.
Two of them, sweet little old ladies delivering newspapers, that look nothing like Dorner.

Now these incompetent buffoons, fools and idiot want to use drones against him. Great.
What could go wrong?

dorner newspaper shoot pickup cops lapd

lapd wrong pickup shoot ladies truck

drone chris dorner lapd mistake find

19 posted on 02/12/2013 3:00:04 AM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop
"That is a tall order -- costly not in dollars, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said, but also in public safety. "

(If only they had more money)

20 posted on 02/12/2013 3:01:27 AM PST by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: Brandonmark
If I were "LL Cool J", I would be very worried.

Chris Dorner

LL Cool J


21 posted on 02/12/2013 3:11:38 AM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Brandonmark

Message to regular citizens: You don’t count unless we mistake you for a target. Message to crooks: Go for it. We have higher priorities.


22 posted on 02/12/2013 3:23:41 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Brandonmark

The old “Give us more money or else” routine.


23 posted on 02/12/2013 3:30:10 AM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Bon mots
I like this guy's approach:

I've seen a similar thing on a shot of a gray pickup truck.

24 posted on 02/12/2013 3:36:56 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop

The LAPD is more concerned about their own safety than that of the general public. Nothing new in that regard. I understand the emotion (I’m more concerned about me than them), but cannot allow them the refuge of their extreme hypocrisy re: gun control laws. The Amish may have the right angle on that whole “shunning” thing - except that it requires that the offensive party understand shame, which very few Los Angelinos apparently have. LAPD has assumed the traits of Hollywood. Do I want anyone else dead? No. I also don’t see LAPD in a legitimate victim role.


25 posted on 02/12/2013 3:45:40 AM PST by Pecos (If more sane people carried guns, fewer crazies would get off a second shot.)
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To: Brandonmark

The gun control part was the first thing I noticed. The bottom line is that the police are now CRIPPLED out there because of Dorner. The people that are lucky enough to be able to defend themselves just may have to step up for a while.


26 posted on 02/12/2013 4:07:04 AM PST by BobL
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To: Bon mots

“If I were “LL Cool J”, I would be very worried.”

As long as he keeps the earrings on, he’s ok. I don’t think that Dorner will drop to that level of humanity.


27 posted on 02/12/2013 4:10:45 AM PST by BobL
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To: BobL
The LAPD is not very good at identifying their targets.

Seeing as how these buffoons already shot up three innocent people who do not even come close to the description of Dorner, the denizens of CA should be afraid. Very afraid.

28 posted on 02/12/2013 4:12:14 AM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: funfan

“I think they should quit talking about this guy as he seems like he is an attention seeker among other things and if he thinks he is not the hot topic he might come out and make some mistakes and then they could nab him.”

My thoughts, too.

BUMP!


29 posted on 02/12/2013 4:55:43 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: FreedomPoster

THAT’s funny!


30 posted on 02/12/2013 5:32:58 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: FreedomPoster

If I were Chris Dorner I’d be wearing a shirt like that...


31 posted on 02/12/2013 5:34:52 AM PST by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: Brandonmark

Just heard on Fox News radio, 8:34am, Tuesday, that they’re “investigating 700+ leads”. That’ll take some OT.


32 posted on 02/12/2013 5:42:30 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: Brandonmark

This guy is the reason the citizens need a right to bare arms. While the cops are off ignoring 911 calls, the populace needs to protect itself.


33 posted on 02/12/2013 6:04:03 AM PST by BuffaloJack (Your only guarantee of Free Speech is the Gun in your hand.)
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To: Brandonmark
the report that Dorner was there was later found to be false -- like many other sightings.

The edict forced onto reporters not to make a definitive statement sometimes makes them look foolish. You need to know absolutely nothing about this case to know that every sighting of Dorner has been false.

34 posted on 02/12/2013 6:18:31 AM PST by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Bon mots

You know...I THOUGHT Dorner looked familiar.

Mr. J is probably laying very low.


35 posted on 02/12/2013 6:21:47 AM PST by moovova
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To: Pollster1
However, it is clear that the overall LAPD enthusiasm for catching a cop killer is on an entirely different level from the overall enthusiasm for protecting ordinary citizens. Some animals are more equal than others.

Spot on!

36 posted on 02/12/2013 6:32:44 AM PST by Half Vast Conspiracy (Based on a letter from an 8 year old…school is now illegal…”cuz it’s yuckey and dumb".)
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To: null and void
Living rent-free in a lot of heads...

You nailed that one.

How long will LA spend so much money on one case? What happens if he just goes underground and is not found? What happens if he commits suicide in such a way that his body is not found?

37 posted on 02/12/2013 6:41:09 AM PST by Tau Food (Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.)
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To: Brandonmark
If one guy "cripples" an entire police force, how do Cuomo/Feinstein think their gun control laws/bills are going to be enforced on millions of non-compliant New Yorkers/Americans?

Call the paper tiger's bluff.

38 posted on 02/12/2013 7:07:55 AM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Brandonmark
If law abiding citizens are pushed into a corner (as many of our fascist politicians seem hell bent on doing) this sort of thing may become commonplace.

After all, when our rights are stripped away by fascists and the Average Joe is morphed into a criminal through unConstitutional laws, what is to prevent hunting politicians to become the preferred "sport" over hunting deer? This may be just a preview of the future if these tyrants don't wise up and back off of their wholesale destruction of our Constitution.

There are not enough police in the entire country to protect them and their families if they succeed in their obvious goals and things turn really ugly. They should be taking lessons from this - not posting large rewards or cheering their ideological hero Dorner on.

39 posted on 02/12/2013 8:26:12 AM PST by Gritty (The 2nd Amendment protects the right to shoot tyrants effectively, not deer-Judge A. Napolitano)
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