| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has found that eight officers who opened fire on two women in a pickup truck during a search for Christopher Dorner violated the department’s policy on using deadly force, according to multiple sources with...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Law enforcement officers who faced off with Christopher Dorner at a cabin near Big Bear have been formally cleared of wrongdoing by the San Bernardino County district attorney's office.
In a 59-page report released Tuesday, officials said the many...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Eight Los Angeles police officers who violated department policy when they mistakenly opened fire on two women during the hunt for Christopher Dorner will be retrained and returned to the field, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said in a department-wide message...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Law enforcement officers who faced off with Christopher Dorner at a cabin in Big Bear violated no laws and "had no choice" but to engage in a fierce firefight with the fugitive, according to a detailed review of the incident by prosecutors.
In a 59-page...
| Feb 7, 2013
Members of the California corrections department's fugitive apprehension task force, normally given the job of hunting high-risk parole absconders, have joined the statewide search for a former Los Angeles police officer believed to be on the rampage. The...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
To track Christopher Dorner, police from dozens of agencies chased tips across multiple states and into Mexico. But it appears now that he found a hiding place where searchers were thickest.
It is unclear how long Dorner, 33, was hunkered down in the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:53 PM
On the day Christopher Dorner was fired from the Los Angeles Police Department, officials took the unusual step of summoning armed guards to stand watch at his disciplinary hearing downtown.
Those present were nervous that Dorner might do something rash...
| Feb 27, 2013
In the three-plus years since Charlie Beck put on the chief's badge at the LAPD, his goal has been to consolidate a modern, multiethnic, publicly responsible 10,000-officer department, as envisioned in the rattling reforms of 15 and 20 years ago. The...
| Feb 9, 2013
Big Bear manhunt: In the Feb. 8 LATExtra section, an article about the manhunt for ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner said that Big Bear has roughly 400 homes, and that authorities guessed that only 40% are occupied year-round. In fact, authorities...
| May 27, 2013
Although it was drowned out by the mayor's race, Los Angeles quietly marked a historic moment this month: On May 15, after 12 years of policing the city under the eye of a federal judge, the Los Angeles Police Department at last was allowed to return to...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
While law enforcement officials scoured the hillsides above Big Bear on Tuesday for murder suspect Christopher Dorner, wardens from California's Department of Fish and Wildlife were called in to patrol the rugged terrain of Highway 38.
It was on that...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:36 AM
What a month. Great journalism and smart strategies for digital coverage continued in February, resulting in the biggest audience to latimes.com in the history of the site.
We also recorded a 125% increase in video viewership, and L.A. Now and...