Los Angeles manhunt for former LAPD officer

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Dorner in the military

Thousands of police officers throughout Southern California are on the hunt for former Los Angeles Police Department officer Christopher Dorner, who threatened "warfare" on police and is suspected of killing three people. See gallery

This undated photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department shows suspect Christopher Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer. 

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Cabin on fire

The cabin in Big Bear, Calif. where Dorner was believed to be barricaded inside is in flames on Tuesday, Feb. 12, in this image taken from video provided by KABC-TV.

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Cabin hostages

Members of the news media are shown outside a home, at left, in Big Bear, Calif., where two women were taken hostage by Dorner. Police scoured mountain peaks for days, using everything from bloodhounds to high-tech helicopters in their manhunt for Dorner. They had no idea he was hiding among them, possibly holed up in this vacation home across the street from their command post. 

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Reporting to the press

Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith, left, briefs the media about Dorner during a news conference in front of the Police Administration Building in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

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Search for Dorner

Law enforcement personnel search a vehicle along Highway 38 during the hunt for Dorner in Yucaipa, Calif.

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Christopher Dorner video

This image provided by the Irvine Police Department shows Dorner in a Jan. 28 surveillance video at an Orange County, Calif. hotel. More than 100 officers, including SWAT teams, were driven in glass-enclosed snow machines and armored personnel carriers in Big Bear Lake to hunt for this former Los Angeles police officer suspected of going on a deadly rampage to get back at those he blamed for ending his police career.

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Response to the manhunt

Cindy Bachman, spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, talks about the hunt for Dorner in Yucaipa, Calif. on Tuesday.

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Law enforcement

Law enforcement personnel block Highway 38 during the hunt for Dorner in Yucaipa, Calif. on Tuesday.

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Motorcycle escort

Police patrol cars and motorcycles escort the hearse containing the casket of Riverside officer Michael Crain outside the Grove Community Church in Riverside, Calif. on Wednesday. The 34-year-old Crain was ambushed in his patrol car on Feb. 7. Authorities believe the shooter was Dorner.

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Dorner in the LAPD

This undated photo released by the Los Angeles Police Department shows Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer. 

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Extra security at the Grammy Awards

Extra police officers patrol the entrance to the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday. Security was stepped up due to the continued manhunt for Dorner.

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Search for Dorner

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers check vehicles approaching the U.S.-Mexico border in San Ysidro Sunday. Federal agents were screening vehicles to prevent Dorner from fleeing the country, said U.S. Border Patrol spokesman Steven Pitts. Southbound traffic into the border town of Tijuana was clogged, with the backup extending over three miles on Saturday.

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$1 million reward for accused killer

Irvine, Calif., Mayor Steven Choi, center, talks about the $1 million reward for accused killer and fired Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner as Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, left, and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck look on during a news conference Sunday.

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Snowboarders continue at Big Bear Lake

A flatbed truck from Bear Mountain Resort packed with snowboarders makes its way to the slopes Sunday while another one goes back to pick up more in Big Bear, Calif. The manhunt for ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner had not affected the number of visitors to the resort in Big Bear.

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A helicopter searches for Dorner over Big Bear Lake

A San Bernardino County Sheriff's helicopter flies over Big Bear Lake, Calif., Saturday.

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Police take evidence from Dorner's mother's home

Police investigators take away evidence from the home of the mother of fugitive suspect former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner, in La Palma, Calif., on Friday.

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US Marshals guard Dorner's mother's home

U.S. Marshals deputies stand on guard outside the home of the mother of fugitive suspect Christopher Dorner, a former Los Angeles officer in La Palma, Calif., on Friday.

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CHP searches a vehicle for Dorner

Members of the California Highway Patrol look in a truck Friday in their search for Christopher Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer suspected of going on a killing spree because he believed he was unfairly fired from his job.

 

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Sheriff's SWAT team returns to base

A San Bernardino County sheriff's SWAT team returns to the command post at Bear Mountain near Big Bear Lake, Calif., after searching for Christopher Dorner on Friday.

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SWAT team returns to command post

A San Bernardino County sheriff's SWAT team returns to the command post at Bear Mountain near Big Bear Lake, Calif., on Friday.

 

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A California sheriff walks through the snow

A San Bernardino County sheriff's officer walks near the command post in Big Bear Lake, Calif., Friday.

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Police search door-to-door

Police officers check a house in Big Bear Lake, Calif., on Thursday for Christopher Dorner, a suspect in four killings.

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Search dogs prepare to track Dorner

Law enforcement officers get their search dogs warmed up to continue the search for Christopher Dorner in heavy snow at the Bear Mountain ski resort at Big Bear Lake, Calif., Friday.

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Suspect's truck found burned near Big Bear

Law enforcement personnel gather in front the truck authorities have identified as belonging to ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner as it's towed after being discovered burning on a U.S. Forestry Department road on the Bear Mountain Resort in Big Bear Lake Calif., on Thursday.

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A SWAT vehicle is used in the manhunt

A Los Angeles County sheriff SWAT vehicle heads out in heavy snow as the search continues for Christopher Dorner at the Bear Mountain ski resort at Big Bear Lake, Calif., Friday.

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San Bernardino Sheriff John McMahon

San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon walks back to the command post after a news conference about the search for former Los Angeles Officer Christopher Dorner in Big Bear Lake, Calif., Friday.

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Law enforcement sweep

San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies conduct a door-to-door search in Big Bear, Calif., Thursday.

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Police inspect a shot up LAPD cruiser

Police investigators inspect a Los Angeles Police Department cruiser with bullet holes in the windshield, where a police officer was shot on Magnolia Avenue over the Interstate 15 freeway in Corona, Calif. on Thursday.

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Christopher Jordan Dorner

Former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Jordon Dorner, in an image provided by the Irvine, Calif., Police Department.

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Photos of shooting suspect

Los Angeles Police Department public information officers Sara Faden, left, and Norma Eisenman with photos of suspect Christopher Dorner during a news conference at the LAPD headquarters Thursday.

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Suspect's truck?

A photo of what is believed to be Christopher Dorner's truck.

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Police respond in Riverside after officers are shot

One police officer was killed and another critically wounded in a shootout with a murder suspect early Thursday morning in Riverside, Calif. Police were searching for Christopher Dorner, the main suspect in the weekend killings of a couple whose bodies were found in Irvine.

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Officer-involved shooting

Law enforcement members look over the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Torrance, Calif., Thursday.

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Shooter's victim

Monica Quan, Cal State-Fullerton assistant women's basketball coach, and her fiance Keith Lawrence were found shot to death Sunday night on the top floor of a parking structure of their condominium  in Irvine, Calif..

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Police patrol LA police headquarters

Authorities in California launched a statewide manhunt on Thursday for former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Jordan Dorner, who threatened "warfare" on cops.

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Amber alert system alerts motorists

The amber alert system is used to inform motorists of a manhunt under way for a former Los Angeles officer suspected in a killing spree Thursday in Riverside, Calif.

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Police mistakenly open fire on a second truck

Police detectives investigate a shooting scene involving a black Honda pickup truck in Torrance, Calif. Thursday. Police opened fire on the vehicle in a case of mistaken identity while searching for former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner, suspected of killing four and wounding three others. The occupants of the truck were not injured.

 

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Police mistakenly open fire on vehicle

Police detectives investigate a shooting scene involving a black Honda pickup truck in Torrance, Calif. Thursday. Police opened fire on the vehicle in a case of mistaken identity while searching for former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Jordan Dorner suspected of killing three and wounding two others. The occupants of the truck were not injured.