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Chris Dorner

$1 Million Reward ...

Big Loophole

2/13/2013 10:25 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Several private citizens were instrumental in cornering cop killer Christopher Dorner ... but there may be a gigantic loophole preventing any of them from collecting the loot.

There are 3 rewards.  The Mayor of L.A. announced a $1 million reward -- funded by private groups -- for information leading to the "capture and conviction" of Dorner.  Big problem -- technically speaking, Dorner must be both captured AND convicted to trigger the reward.

The L.A. City Council offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to "the identification, apprehension, and conviction" of Dorner.  Again ... no conviction.   City Council sources tell us there's already a disagreement between the Legislative Analyst and the City Attorney over how to interpret the reward language.

And finally ... the L.A. County Board of Supervisors offered a $100,000 reward for information "leading to the capture of Christopher Dorner."  One source at the Board of Supervisors tells TMZ,  "Dorner was cornered but not captured."

Translation ... technically speaking, no one may be entitled to the reward.  It's unclear if the Mayor, the City Council and the Board of Supervisors will bend the rules.

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Tom E. Dee    

If LA mayor welshes on the reward he shouldn't expect any help if there is a NEXTTIME!!

534 days ago
152.

Gita    

Really they are a bad bunch for the most part. Loved ones where lost and they are still being bad to the bone.

534 days ago
153.

pete schiro    

The public will remember this "loophole bull****" the next time something like this happens and tell the police to do their own dirty work.

534 days ago
154.

You Better Beleib It    

Sounds like the same authorities that f***ed Dorner over are not f***ing the tipsters over... and the beat goes on, and the beat goes on....

534 days ago
155.

Free Citizen    

Don't help the pigs.

534 days ago
156.

fargone    

LA police policy states that deception is nine-tenths of the law. Even Harvey knows that. In other words, let them eat cake.

534 days ago
157.

buzz kill    

No wonder they fried him, they had no intention of paying any reward. Police will say anything to get the information they want, no wonder people don't trust them.

534 days ago
158.

drakeswifey    

Wow they burned him to death... What *******s! The man needed help

534 days ago
159.

Dublin2016    

Cheapskates!

534 days ago
160.

Elizabeth Alan    

Law, which was at one time a beautiful thing, has become perverse and profanes the innocent far to often, sadly.

534 days ago
161.

RaisingStar    

Further evidence of the LAPD's cover up attempt. If they wanted to arrest

534 days ago
162.

Hello    

Hmmmmm what happened to awards that said "Dead or Alive."

534 days ago
163.

SCX    

Just because the bloodthirsty pigs in the LAPD decided to murder Dorner by burning him to death doesn't mean the snitches aren't entitled to their silver pieces.

534 days ago
164.

Deadhead    

they never planned on paying it anyway.. He went against the "blue code" and they took care of him and the other, and blamed him...

534 days ago
165.

Decker    

I doubt there was ever any intention to apprehend Dorner, therefore the reward should stand.

534 days ago
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