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  • Los Angeles settles with women fired on in manhunt (4.2 Million)

    04/23/2013 2:28:16 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 34 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 04/23/2013 | TAMI ABDOLLAH
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles reached a $4.2 million settlement on injury claims by two women who were injured when police mistakenly opened fire on them during the manhunt for disgruntled ex-cop Christopher Dorner, an official said Tuesday. City Attorney Carmen Trutanich announced the sum to KNBC-TV Los Angeles, and an attorney representing the women confirmed the amount to The Associated Press. The settlement must still be approved by the Los Angeles City Council. Margie Carranza and her 71-year-old mother, Emma Hernandez, were delivering papers around 5 a.m. on Feb. 7 when LAPD officers blasted at...
  • Why Liberals Love Chris Dorner

    02/16/2013 3:21:42 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Feb 16 2013 | PJ Media
    Do liberals love accused assassin Chris Dorner? An analysis at the PJ Tatler estimates that comments on the Huffington Post are running nine-to-one in favor of the alleged cop killer
  • How Rodney King spawned Christopher Dorner

    02/14/2013 1:20:11 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | February 13, 2013 | Jack Cashill
    The Los Angeles Police Department ceased to be an active force for justice on March 4, 1991, when George Holliday turned over his amateur video of Rodney King’s arrest to the Los Angeles TV station KTLA. With tape in hand, the media began what the late Christopher Dorner might call a surge of “unconventional and asymmetrical warfare” against the LAPD and police departments everywhere. As in the Trayvon Martin case, the media edited and presented the tape to reinforce its favorite template: evil white racists oppress innocent minority. I say “asymmetrical” because in the King case, unlike the Martin case,...
  • Chris Dorner Cabin on Fire, Has Basement (and four other cabins)

    02/12/2013 6:26:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    PolicyMic ^ | February 12, 2013 | Tom McKay, Associate Politics Editor
    Media sources expressed confusion as to the status of Christopher Dorner, the former Los Angeles Police Department officer now accused of killing four people including two cops. Dorner was allegedly chased to a Big Bear Lake cabin after being spotted by authorities in the area, a chase that resulted in the death of one officer. Now, as the cabin where "hundreds" of bullets were exchanged burns down, it is unclear whether Dorner is dead, alive, captured, or hiding out...
  • Chris Dorner: Two African-American LAPD officers appeal for surrender (Post-racial America?)

    02/12/2013 5:54:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 12, 2013 | Tiffany Madison, Citizen Warrior
    Christopher Dorner, the former police officer turned alleged murderer of three has shifted the nation’s attention to the historically corrupt Los Angeles Police Department. In his publicly released manifesto, he claims the LAPD destroyed his life, ruined his relationships and military career by siding with a white officer he reported for excessive force. An internal affairs investigation concluded the claim was false and he was released, but Dorner has set out to redeem himself and retaliate against the force and its bureaucratic protectors. He claims the conspirators participating in the police department’s rotten culture, institutionalized discrimination, are fair game for...
  • Christopher Dorner shootout: 1 deputy killed, 1 wounded, sources say

    02/12/2013 4:47:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | February 12, 2013
    One of the deputies involved in a gun battle Tuesday afternoon with fugitive former police officer Christopher Dorner has died of his wounds, law enforcement sources told The Times. The San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to the sources. Another deputy was also wounded in the shootout near a cabin where Dorner was believed to be holed up in the snow-covered mountains near Big Bear. His condition was not immediately known. The afternoon gun battle in which hundreds of rounds were exchanged was part of a quickly...
  • Hey, Howard Kurtz, and others watching the Dorner case, here's why conservatives hate the press

    02/12/2013 2:58:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12, 2013 | Erick Erickson
    The press is convinced that conservatives do not like them because of conjured up, imaginary reasons. That couldn’t be further from the truth. This past week, the press gave us yet another example of why conservatives have legitimate reason to hate them. Monday, one of the best media critics in America, Howard Kurtz, wrote a column at CNN.com about conservatives blaming the liberal media for the nut in California. His column included this: Now it’s true that some on the left tried to tar Palin when Jared Loughner opened fire in a Phoenix shopping center, killing six people and wounding...
  • TV's Dog the Bounty Hunter: $1M reward for Dorner will bring out the pros

    02/12/2013 12:32:31 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin ^ | February 11, 2013 | Mariecar Mendoza
    Some manhunts can take a few days. Others, years. With hundreds of officers deployed across Southern California looking out for accused cop-killer Christopher Dorner, there's no telling how long this one might last. "We've had cases where fugitives have been captured in a day, a week, a month," FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said. "But certainly, there's an urgency here because of the ongoing threat." Dorner, a former Los Angeles Police Department officer, has targeted cops in a manifesto he issued online as a vendetta for his dismissal from the department. He is accused of killing a Riverside police officer in...
  • Wanted man Christopher Dorner helped by 'JY' and could be in Mexico (He can fly a plane)

    02/11/2013 8:56:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    The Herald Sun ^ | February 12, 2013
    AMERICA'S most wanted man, former police officer Christopher Dorner who allegedly killed three people, police fear may have fled to Mexico. Christopher Dorner, 33, a former Los Angeles police officer and naval reservist, has been on the run for five days after allegedly threatening on Facebook "unconventional and asymmetrical warfare" on Los Angeles Police. Doran today has been charged with the murder of police officer Michael Crain, one of the three people he allegedly killed. Dorner has also been charged with three counts of attempted murder, for allegedly shooting at three other police officers, said Paul Zellerbach, district attorney for...
  • Christopher Dorner as a Rorschach Test for Racial and Political Attitudes

    02/11/2013 3:06:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Thy Black Man ^ | February 11, 2013 | Staff
    Christopher Dorner is a canvas onto which we can project our national anxieties and obsessions. Christopher Dorner is racialized as an African American. He is gendered as a male. Christopher Dorner represents authority, conformity, and State power, as a (former) police officer. Those identities are intersectional. For some, Christopher Dorner is a hero who dared to speak truth to power and run ramshackle over the LAPD and those he identified as his enemies. To them, Dorner has Eric Hobsbawn’s “social banditry” flowing in his veins. For others, he is a criminal who went “crazy” and offered up a manifesto like...
  • LA Cop Christopher Dorner Is Not the First American to Be Hunted by Drones on US Soil

    02/11/2013 2:48:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Vice ^ | February 11, 2013 | Brian Anderson
    For all we know, it could be happening right now--high above the pine line a robot hovers, looking down. On suspicions that at-large cop vigilante Christopher Dorner is holed up east of Los Angeles in the rugged and snowy San Bernardino Mountains, law enforcement officials have apparently taken to aerial spy drones, in addition to ramping up drone surveillance along the Mexico border, to find the man. Word of the move broke this weekend in a report in the Express. An unnamed senior police source told the British outlet that certain drone-ready thermal imaging capabilities may offer the only hope...
  • Should an armed drone be dispatched to kill Christopher Dorner?

    02/11/2013 2:12:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | February 11, 2013 | Glenn Greenwald
    Why should the lives of law enforcement agents be risked to apprehend this suspected domestic terrorist? A major manhunt has been underway in the Los Angeles area for Chris Dorner, the former LAPD officer, Navy reservist, and trained marksman who is the prime suspect in the murder of three people, including the daughter of an LAPD captain (who previously represented him in a disciplinary proceeding) and her fiance. A lengthy Facebook message attributed to Dorner vows that he will continue to kill not only members of the LAPD but also their children and spouses until he receives a public apology...
  • Redondo Beach man, shot at by police in Chris Dorner manhunt, calls Torrance officers 'reckless'

    02/11/2013 1:32:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 92 replies
    The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin ^ | February 11, 2013 | Sandy Mazza
    One of three victims in police attacks meant for fugitive Christopher Dorner is speaking out through his attorney, who calls Torrance police officers "violent and reckless" for shooting at and detaining him. After all, David Perdue is a thin white man who looks nothing like Dorner. And he was questioned and released by officers just moments before another officer slammed a patrol car into his truck and fired shots at him. Perdue left his Redondo Beach home and was driving through Torrance to the beach for some early morning surfing on Thursday when he was stopped. Officers guarding the home...
  • Dorner morphing into an anti-hero?

    02/10/2013 10:33:12 PM PST · by chessplayer · 89 replies
    I have, at times, been accused of being somewhat naive when it comes to modern culture, both by family members and readers alike. Perhaps you’re all on to something there, because I certainly never saw this coming. As the search continues for alleged cop killer Christopher Dorner, there is an emerging theme – at least on the West Coast – that perhaps Dorner is some sort of Robin Hood, standing up for the little guy and taking it to the corrupt LA police force. "Support Growing For Former L.A. Officer Accused Of Killing Spree Dorner lost his job with the...
  • Chris Dorner: A Mass Shooter Leftists Can Love

    02/10/2013 11:18:23 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | February 11, 2013 | Tom Blumer
    In the past several days, we’ve learned about how you too can gain a degree of public sympathy if you plan to embark on a killing spree and then go into hiding as you bide your time waiting to kill again: Write a “manifesto” dominated by anti-police rants, a “progressive” outlook towards Second Amendment freedoms and support for leftist politicians. That’s what former Los Angeles Police Department officer Christopher Dorner, who is accused of killing Monica Quan, Keith Lawrence, and an as yet unnamed LAPD officer while wounding two others, has done. His sympathy-by-manifesto strategy has been alarmingly successful. Dorner’s...
  • Report: Ex-Cop Christopher Dorner Is Now a Target for Drones

    02/10/2013 9:20:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | February 10, 2013 | Eric Limer
    Christopher Dorner, the ex-LAPD cop who allegedly killed three people has been on the run, successfully evading police, for over a week. To finally track him down, it seems that law enforcement is pulling out all the stops. According to the Express, Dorner is now a target for drones, among the first ever on U.S. soil. The Express quotes a "senior police source" as having said: The thermal imaging cameras the drones use may be our only hope of finding him. On the ground, it's like looking for a needle in a haystack. Riverside Police Chief Sergio Diaz, a joint...
  • Chistopher Dorner: Anonymous Targets LAPD For Cyberattack

    02/10/2013 9:06:34 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The LA Weekly ^ | February 10, 2013 | Dennis Romero
    The hacker group Anonymous claims to have taken down the LAPD's website, apparently in retaliation for its treatment of alleged cop killer Christopher Dorner and for its subsequent shootings of two innocents in the hunt for the former L.A. policeman. The group has been particularly unhappy with the department's shootings early Thursday of two people in a truck somewhat like Dorner's (but which was a different make and color). A separate shooting involved Torrance police and another pickup. And now the group indicates ... ... that Dorner should reach out to the group so it can leak any documents that...
  • Hunt for Christopher Dorner becomes major PR problem for L.A. police

    02/10/2013 7:15:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | February 10, 2013 | Brad Knickerbocker
    The hunt for alleged cop killer Christopher Dorner has turned into a major public relations challenge for law enforcement officials, in particular the Los Angeles Police Department working its way back from a history of corruption and abuse. Not only have hundreds of well-trained officers equipped with military-style vehicles – including helicopters with thermal imaging devices one pilot says can pick out a rabbit in a snowstorm – been unable to find the man charged with killing three people and wounding two others on a rampage aimed at police officers and their families. The LAPD also has been forced to...
  • Chris Dorner manifesto reveals love of leftists, Anderson Cooper, Michelle O & ‘The Walking Dead’

    02/10/2013 9:27:48 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Global Dispatch ^ | February 9, 2013 | Brandon Jones
    Fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner, wanted in connection with a deadly shooting rampage in Southern California, wrote a rambling manifesto referencing a number of TV hosts and journalists. “Chris Matthews, Joe Scarborough, Pat Harvey, Brian Williams, Soledad Obrien, Wolf Blitzer, Meredith Viera, Tavis Smiley, and Anderson Cooper, keep up the great work and follow Cronkite’s lead. I hold many of you in the same regard as Tom Brokaw and the late Peter Jennings. Cooper, stop nagging and berating your guest, they’re your (guest). Mr. Scarborough, we met at McGuire’s pub in P-cola in 2002 when I was stationed there. It was...
  • LAPD Worried About Dorner on Grammy Weekend

    02/09/2013 10:06:59 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The San Marino Tribune ^ | February 9, 2013
    Los Angeles police are worried about being targeted at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, a former Los Angeles deputy police chief said today. John Miller, now a senior correspondent at CBS News, said today that former LAPD officer Christopher Jordan Dorner has a plan that could include targeting a police command post at a major incident, such as the nationally- telecast Grammy broadcast at the Nokia Theater Sunday. Speaking on the “CBS Morning News” today, Miller said he has talked with Los Angeles police and found them to “have an anxiety factor that is unbelievable.” Miller said Dorner probably did...