Murrieta Police Increase Security, Send Officers to Assist in Dorner Manhunt

Three Murrieta officers, including a K9 unit, were as of Friday morning en route to San Bernardino County to assist in the massive manhunt for Christopher Dorner, the ex-LAPD officer suspected in three killings.

The Murrieta Police Department is exercising extra security in the city and at schools in light of the multi-state and county manhunt underway for 33-year-old Christopher Dorner, a disgruntled ex-Los Angeles police officer suspected in three killings.

"We added extra security for schools and we have extra patrols working the city," said Murrieta police Lt. Rob Firmes on Friday morning.

Additionally, Firmes said three Murrieta officers, including a K9 unit, were en route to assist in the search for Dorner that since Thursday has been concentrated in the San Bernardino Mountains near Big Bear.

Dorner's 2005 Nissan pickup truck was found burned out Thursday in Big Bear, according to authorities.

Dorner is suspected in the ambush killing of a Riverside police officer early Thursday and the double-killing of a young couple in Irvine.

Jackson February 08, 2013 at 07:27 PM
Who said they are rookies? MPD has years of experience. They all didn't start w MPD. Lame comment.
SA February 08, 2013 at 07:50 PM
Their service is great and appreciated, however Dorner is way gone. He planned this for approx. 4 years and being a prior logistics officer, I am sure Big Bear was just a smokescreen … However, if our police force happens to come in contact with him, I hope they drop him and bag him.
kentswife February 08, 2013 at 08:00 PM
Murrieta PD doesn't hire rookies, John. Go on a ride-along sometime, if you're a Murrieta resident.
Brenda February 08, 2013 at 08:11 PM
John, they probably have some of those out there. I can almost betcha and I hope they get some more cause this definately is not a job for rookies who do not have any special ops military and police training. They need all the guys who have had a few runs in a Blackwater campaign. You are definately right. They go through all their data bases and evidently these 3 officers from Murrieta have special training to be called in. They are going to need it with this guy as he appears to have everything planned to the very end. HE is probably so hunkered down in Big Bear it will take weeks to find him, if he is there. Or could be a hoax and he is stilling in some far away country drinking margarita's. Everyone needs to be vigilante cause he could be anywhere.
SNM February 08, 2013 at 08:35 PM
John you are obviously a very uneducated person to make such a statement about the officers of Murrieta or any other police agency. If you took the time to stop critisizing these hard working men and women you would know that they train long hours for situations like this and many are also retired from the military and have the additional training from this. Some of these police officers have also served our country and fought in Iraq while you are at home sleeping safely in your bed making ignorant comments. I bet if you came across this sick individual who is hurting abd killing innocent people you would have no problem calling one of these "rookies" to come and protect you. Instead of judging why don't you try praying for the safety of these hard working officers who are putting their lives at risk to protect yours.
Zygo February 08, 2013 at 09:38 PM
They are
Jamie February 08, 2013 at 10:39 PM
It is very interesting how a simple minded person like John can sit behind a computer and make bold comments about our brave officers risking their lives looking for this individual. May God watch over them and bring them home safe.
mike paulsin February 08, 2013 at 11:25 PM
Those people are not "innocent." They don't deserve death. But treason , perjury, hate crimes , and other things these people have done are all illegal. Read the manifesto do your research.
john ryerson February 09, 2013 at 12:26 AM
you are aboslutely right i do live in murrieta and i have lived here for 17 years i know that the murrieta police for the most part really dont know what they are doing. the council needs to start over and recruit 85 percent new people and get rid of the rest. i see murrieta police all the time sleeping intheir cars. its not just a 30 min. nap either its a 2 to 3 hr. nap. i have seen it and also my cousin. i have also seen them in action and havent been impressed..
john ryerson February 09, 2013 at 12:31 AM
tell me are murrieta police officers brave when they lie in court and file false police reports i know .
SNM February 09, 2013 at 06:17 AM
Steve just to clarify if you look up the word retired it does not give a specific amount of years that one has to work in order to be retired from a career. So with that being said yes, there are retired Marines working for the department and other agencies who have been trained for combat situations like this.
SNM February 09, 2013 at 06:29 AM
John yes that's all police do is lie in court and try to think of ways to make innocent peoples lives miserable. Infact they have a big wheel they spin with all the citizens names on it to see who's next. it's a big game for them....... and that is all sarcasm if you aren't able to pick up on that. I'm sure you were helping a little old lady cross the street when they charged you for some lie they fabricated just to make your life misreable. I'm so sorry you are misreable. And if its really a 2-3 hour nap they are taking in their cars why do you have so much time in your life to watch them for that long?
SNM February 09, 2013 at 06:34 AM
Mike the people that have been killed are innocent people who had no say in him being fired. And who are we to know if all that he is saying in his manifesto is true. How do you believe someone who is on a killing rampage as good source of information. He had other options to pursue justice the right way
Jane Gray February 09, 2013 at 08:13 AM
SNM ---- you have spoken just like many who do not know the depth of the corruptions of LAPD and the power they have.
Jane Gray February 09, 2013 at 08:17 AM
SNM --- It takes a naive person, or dishonest one , to act like they don't lie and cover each other,,,,,,I personally know they moved out an officer who tried to expose the sexual harassment she was put thru. New young women come from academy to LA of all places, put in with seasoned officers right in LA,,,,,,,,use your imagination!
Jane Gray February 09, 2013 at 08:18 AM
SNM or maybe you do?
Jane Gray February 09, 2013 at 08:22 AM
I think many people to include officers, that LAPD is corrupt. It doe not take a rocket scientist to know this. It is a shame that it takes an angry ruined officer to bring this out with killing innocent people/officers. The LAPD has long been corrupted to the core,,,and many other Police depts are also corrupted. Dishonesty is what killed this mans name and career. I wish there was a better way also,,, but he tried to do it legally and it got him no where. ???????????
Jane Gray February 09, 2013 at 08:30 AM
Mike , I just read the whole thing, and I have to agree, this guy put many hard working years of his life into his good name and his career, he report outright hateful actions of an officer kicking a free person in the face and then other officers cover for the abuser? just to save face for the LAPD?????? He has spoken the truth, too sad he was not listened to, or dealt a better conclusion, now many will hate him and not even read his manifesto, it is important, he was not just being a cold killer ,,,,,he is using it to draw attention to all the evil in the LAPD,,,,,,,some would say he is brave. Some would wish he'd found a better way,,,,,,,Know of any other way??? offer them up.
Jane Gray February 09, 2013 at 08:36 AM
Steve Newman,,,,, LOL, I bet most Americans have had some negative from the police in their lives or their loved ones ,,,,,,,, and know that not all officers should be officers,,,,it does not have to be an outstanding citizen to get "ruffed up" if the police take a notion to do it. Your answer is polianna bs, sorry but your naive Sir. LOL you come out with doing EXACTLY what this officer did in the first place, taking kicking a person in the face, clear and awful abuse and then he is the one to lose his what? job, career, name,,,,,,,,,,,,go read the entire manifesto, talk to a few neighbors and find out, the LAPD for one is corrupt and has been for YEARS!!! Something has to give!
Jane Gray February 09, 2013 at 08:38 AM
and when a young rookie officer is sexually abused they move her out if she takes it to court,,,,,,is this right?
john ryerson February 09, 2013 at 03:19 PM
i dont have any time on my hands and so know i was with my and my aunt is 82 years old and looking for a house for them. we drive by and the officer is sleeping we come back thru several hours later the car is still there and the officer is sleeping. we have witnessed this on many occasions. as for lying in court and filing false police reports i have personal experience. so get a life and qiut calling me a liar snm. if you dnt know the facts then shut up.
mike paulsin February 09, 2013 at 05:53 PM
mike paulsin February 09, 2013 at 06:30 PM
oh dude look... the uncensored manifesto.... http://pastebin.com/TAzPRfPy
mike paulsin February 09, 2013 at 06:30 PM
oh dude look... the uncensored manifesto.... http://pastebin.com/TAzPRfPy
mike paulsin February 09, 2013 at 06:30 PM
oh dude look... the uncensored manifesto.... http://pastebin.com/TAzPRfPy
David Shisler February 10, 2013 at 01:15 AM
I read Dorners Manifesto. When you read it, it shows he is educated, in pictures he is usually smiling, a very likeable guy, but reading the manifesto also shows he was thin skinned, he gave times as far back as first grade and being called a racial name and how it effected him and the juctice he wanted. Here he wanted so badly to be a Los Angeles Police Officer, of all places L A, a place loaded with gang violence, racial violence, all types of hatred, officers are called names, spit at, sucker punched, you name it, it comes with the job. Look at some of these postings, first you have the 90% that are law abiding and appreciate the job law enforcement try to do, and the 10% that just can't stay out of trouble and have no respect what so ever for law enforcement. I would like to know more about the case or cases that the pd had against him which caused him to be fired from L A P D, there is more to it than what he states, he said he had his post certificate so why didn't he just try to get onto another PD. that happens all the time. And then to blame his lawyer to justify murdering two totally innocent young people, our law enforcement officers needs to catch this guy.
Jess February 10, 2013 at 08:49 AM
Murrieta Police Department are a team of dedicated and highly trained officers. If anyone can catch a killer; Murrieta PD has the experience to get the job done.
Jane Gray February 10, 2013 at 09:37 PM
If the "Academy" teaches that people who visit a prison is "digging in the garbage", they are training men and women to hate others or pre judge them. This is taught at our Sacto Police academy. When will people realize we need to be supportive of families, let alone the prisoners , to help them re unite into our free society? If we treat them all as "garbage" we are harming our society as a whole.
Jane Gray February 10, 2013 at 09:40 PM
I am sure that there are many many good officers in the Murrieta police Department and we do recognize this. They are protecting us for the most part,,,,, and I believe there are those who need to not be police, they are in it for Money/large take home paychecks, over time and security financially. I am glad I have the police dept. and I know that probably most are not corrupt in Murrieta, but LA is a completely different story, they have had corruption for years.
Christian February 14, 2013 at 06:51 PM
WOW, you have to much faith in your government. Kind a sad.... I am a good citizen never been in trouble with the law but my eyes are open enough to know about whats been going on with some of these corrupted officers and you should try opening yours. Your using sarcasm LOL but little do you know whats really going on... Dorner would have said to much and im more than positive it would left you dumbfounded. So, that being said go ahead and take you sarcasm and shove it! !


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