Los Angeles Police Department http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31099/all en LA police launch manhunt for ex-cop over killings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/la-police-launch-manhunt-ex-cop-over-killings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Los Angeles police launched a full-scale manhunt Thursday for a dismissed officer believed to have killed three people in the US state of California including another cop.</p> <p>Christopher Jordan Dorner had posted a chilling online warning about "terminating" the life of a colleague he blamed for his dismissal, and threatening other police and their families.</p> <p>The LA Police Department (LAPD) said it was increasing protection for a number of people named in an online manifesto by Dorner, a 33-year-old US Navy reservist who was described as "armed and extremely dangerous."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/la-police-launch-manhunt-ex-cop-over-killings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charlie Beck Christopher Jordan Dorner Los Angeles Police Department AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 17:00:58 +0000 5749085 at http://www.globalpost.com LA police launch manhunt for ex-cop over killings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/la-police-launch-manhunt-ex-cop-over-killings-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US law enforcement agencies launched a full-scale manhunt Thursday for a dismissed Los Angeles officer believed to have killed three people in the state of California including another cop.</p> <p>Christopher Jordan Dorner had posted a chilling online warning about "terminating" the life of a colleague he blamed for his dismissal, and threatening other police and their families.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/la-police-launch-manhunt-ex-cop-over-killings-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charlie Beck Christopher Jordan Dorner Disaster Labor Los Angeles Police Department Politics Social Issues Technology War AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:01:25 +0000 5749265 at http://www.globalpost.com US police launch huge manhunt for alleged cop killer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-police-launch-huge-manhunt-alleged-cop-killer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>California police launched a massive manhunt Thursday for a former cop accused of killing three people, including another officer, and posting chilling threats to kill more.</p> <p>In an Internet manifesto threatening police and their families, Christopher Dorner warned about "terminating" a retired policeman he blamed for his sacking five years ago and called lesbians and Asians "high value" targets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-police-launch-huge-manhunt-alleged-cop-killer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Disaster Dorner Labor Los Angeles Police Department Politics Social Issues Technology War AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:16:08 +0000 5749396 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 9-Police comb California mountains for ex-cop in vendetta shootings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-5-manhunt-launched-ex-la-cop-wanted-shootings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Suspect accused of killing three, wounding two</p> <p>* Posted Internet manifesto threatening police</p> <p>* Fugitive served in Navy (Adds latest comments from police)</p> <p>By Steve Gorman and Dan Whitcomb</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Police searched the mountains surrounding a California ski area on Thursday for a fired Los Angeles policeman accused of killing three people, after he declared war on law enforcement officers and their families in a rambling Internet manifesto.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-5-manhunt-launched-ex-la-cop-wanted-shootings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Counter-terrorism Law enforcement Los Angeles Police Department National security Security Technology War Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:45:15 +0000 5749451 at http://www.globalpost.com US ski resort closed as alleged cop killer sought http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-ski-resort-closed-alleged-cop-killer-sought <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>California police launched a massive manhunt Thursday for a former cop accused of killing three people, including another officer, and posting chilling threats to kill more.</p> <p>Amid a flurry of reported sightings of Christopher Dorner, 33, authorities put a ski resort east of Los Angeles on lockdown after a vehicle resembling his pickup truck was found burnt out in a mountainside forest. </p> <p>It also emerged that Dorner had sent a package to CNN presenter Anderson Cooper, with a note, a DVD, and "a coin shot thru with bullet holes," the news anchor said on Twitter.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-ski-resort-closed-alleged-cop-killer-sought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charlie Beck Christopher Dorner Disaster Dorner Entertainment Labor Los Angeles Police Department Politics Social Issues Technology War AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:00:42 +0000 5749501 at http://www.globalpost.com US ski resort closed as alleged cop killer sought http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-ski-resort-closed-alleged-cop-killer-sought-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Police swarmed into a California ski resort Thursday searching for an ex-cop accused of killing three people, including another officer, after posting chilling online threats to kill more.</p> <p>Officials confirmed that a burnt-out pickup truck found in woods near Big Bear belonged to Christopher Dorner, 33, as armed officers fanned out in the manhunt in hopes of finding him as night fell.</p> <p>Police were also going door to door in the resort, a popular destination two hours east of Los Angeles for Angelenos and other California who stay in rented cabins and hotels.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/us-ski-resort-closed-alleged-cop-killer-sought-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Disaster Entertainment Labor Los Angeles Police Department National security Politics Security Social Issues Technology War AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 02:16:07 +0000 5749559 at http://www.globalpost.com Fired Los Angeles policeman blames LAPD for his troubles http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/fired-los-angeles-policeman-blames-lapd-his-troubles <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nichola Groom</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 7 (Reuters) - A former police officer, accused of a vendetta-driven rampage against law enforcement, blames the Los Angeles police for many woes: his firing from the force, the end of his military career, and racism he says he encountered while employed by the police.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/fired-los-angeles-policeman-blames-lapd-his-troubles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Christopher Dorner Labor Law Law enforcement Los Angeles Police Department SWAT Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 03:45:47 +0000 5749593 at http://www.globalpost.com US police hunt alleged cop killer in mountains http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/us-police-hunt-alleged-cop-killer-mountains <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Police vowed Thursday to keep searching for an ex-cop accused of killing three people, including another officer, as night fell over a California ski resort where his burnt-out truck was found.</p> <p>Some 125 officers were deployed in and around Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, where police found the Nissan pickup truck belonging to Christopher Dorner, 33, who had posted a chilling online manifesto.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/us-police-hunt-alleged-cop-killer-mountains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Disaster Labor Los Angeles Police Department Politics Social Issues Technology War AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 06:15:37 +0000 5749690 at http://www.globalpost.com US police hunt alleged cop killer in mountains http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/us-police-hunt-alleged-cop-killer-mountains-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Police in the Los Angeles area searched Friday for an ex-cop accused of killing three people, including another officer, focusing their attention on a California ski resort where his burnt-out truck was found.</p> <p>Some 125 officers were deployed in and around Big Bear, east of Los Angeles, where police found the pickup truck belonging to Christopher Dorner, 33, who had posted a chilling online manifesto.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/us-police-hunt-alleged-cop-killer-mountains-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Disaster Labor Los Angeles Police Department Politics Social Issues Technology War AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:31:28 +0000 5749848 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-cop hunted over California vendetta killings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/ex-cop-hunted-over-california-vendetta-killings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Suspect declared war on police in online manifesto</p> <p>* Dorner sacked from Los Angeles force in 2008</p> <p>* Accused of 3 murders, at least 40 people being protected</p> <p>By Brandon Lowrey</p> <p>BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif., Feb 8 (Reuters) - A massive manhunt was under way in Californian mountains for a sacked policeman accused of three murders who declared war on law enforcement officers and their families in a rambling Internet manifesto.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/ex-cop-hunted-over-california-vendetta-killings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Dorner Los Angeles Police Department San Bernardino, California Technology War Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 10:45:46 +0000 5749857 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 6-Fugitive ex-cop eludes snow-swept California mountain manhunt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/update-1-ex-cop-hunted-over-california-vendetta-killings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Former Navy officer accused of three murders</p> <p>* Suspect declared war on police in online manifesto</p> <p>* Slayings seen as vengeance for 2008 LAPD dismissal (Adds details from afternoon news conference, paragraphs 8, 10, 12-13)</p> <p>By Brandon Lowrey</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/update-1-ex-cop-hunted-over-california-vendetta-killings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Christopher Dorner Labor Law Law enforcement Law enforcement in the United States Local government in California Los Angeles Police Department National security Security Technology War Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 14:16:38 +0000 5750091 at http://www.globalpost.com US police hunt alleged cop killer in mountain cabins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/us-police-hunt-alleged-cop-killer-mountain-cabins <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US police hunting a former cop accused of three killings said Friday he may have taken refuge overnight in an abandoned cabin above a snow-bound ski resort, although there is still no sign of him.</p> <p>More than 100 officers have been searching since Thursday for Christopher Dorner, 33, who has threatened in a chilling online manifesto to target police officers and their families in revenge for his sacking five years ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/us-police-hunt-alleged-cop-killer-mountain-cabins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Dorner Los Angeles Police Department Technology AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:31:08 +0000 5750431 at http://www.globalpost.com US police hunt alleged cop killer in mountains http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/us-police-hunt-alleged-cop-killer-mountains-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US police hunting a former cop accused of killing three people searched a series of abandoned mountain cabins Friday on the slopes above a snow-bound ski resort, at the center of a massive manhunt.</p> <p>But while the focus of the search remained on the resort of Big Bear, there was also a major lockdown in Los Angeles after a reported sighting not far from the LA Police Department (LAPD) headquarters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/us-police-hunt-alleged-cop-killer-mountains-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Los Angeles Police Department Technology AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 22:00:41 +0000 5750600 at http://www.globalpost.com A former police officer terrorizes Los Angeles, then vanishes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/former-police-officer-terrorizes-los-angeles-then-vanishes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Dan Whitcomb</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 8 (Reuters) - A day after a bloody crime wave attributed to a former Los Angeles police officer with a deadly grudge left the city on edge, the man at the center of the drama seemed to vanish on Friday, leaving behind only a few footprints in the snow.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/former-police-officer-terrorizes-los-angeles-then-vanishes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Dorner Geography of California Los Angeles Police Department Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:00:14 +0000 5750652 at http://www.globalpost.com Snow slows manhunt for alleged US cop-killer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/snow-slows-manhunt-alleged-us-cop-killer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Snowfall in California mountains Friday slowed the second day of a manhunt for a disgruntled ex-cop accused of three killings, and threatening to murder more police in a chilling online manifesto.</p> <p>The focus of the search remained on the snow-blanketed ski resort of Big Bear, although there was also a major lockdown in Los Angeles after a reported sighting not far from the LA Police Department (LAPD) headquarters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/snow-slows-manhunt-alleged-us-cop-killer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Los Angeles Police Department Social Issues Technology AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 03:46:04 +0000 5750736 at http://www.globalpost.com