A $1 million reward has been posted for information leading to the capture of a fugitive former Los Angeles cop suspected of targeting police officers and their families in three killings committed in retaliation for his 2008 firing.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the reward at a news conference at LAPD headquarters. The reward was raised through several private and public donors, businesses and city and county government., It is the largest sum ever offered in Southern California in a criminal investigation.
Villaraigosa said, “Our dedication to catch this killer remains steadfast. We will not tolerate this reign of terror.”
The reward was posted as law enforcement agencies across the region pressed on for a fourth day in their search for the suspect, ex-LAPD officer and U.S. Navy reservist Christopher Dorner, 33.
In the picture above: U.S. Department of Homeland Security officers search cars entering Mexico from the U.S. at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego, California.