A former Los Angeles Police Department officer, the subject of an all-stops-pulled manhunt suspected of a double murder in Irvine and the shooting of three Inland Empire police officers, left a rambling “manifesto” threatening a campaign of targeted killings directed at LAPD personnel and their family members, and also demanding a renewed “assault weapons” ban.
Under the subject heading “Last Resort,” terminated LAPD officer Christopher Jordan Dorner detailed a list of grievances naming officers and incidents, and sent a chilling threat that his killings will continue, and that his military and police training will permit him to evade those trying to prevent them. Of special significance to gun owners is Dorner’s demand for strong “gun control” measures.“If you had a well regulated AWB, this would not happen,” he wrote. “The time is now to reinstitute a ban that will save lives. Why does any sportsman need a 30 round magazine for hunting? Why does anyone need a suppressor? Why does anyone need a [sic] AR15 rifle?“This is the same small arms weapons system utilized in eradicating Al Qaeda, Taliban, and every enemy combatant since the Vietnam war,” he continued. “Don’t give me that crap that its [sic] not a select fire or full auto rifle like the DoD uses.