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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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91.

CLINT    

Not a big fan of the LAPD because I've seen the destruction they have caused in community relations in Los Angeles all of my life. There are people who have been beaten and put in jail for no realistic reason only because the man with the badge says so. That being said, if I am a victim of a crime, I would not hesitate to call them.The police see people as two things. Victims and perpetrators. And the only way I will ever deal with them is by being a victim. I know that all cops aren't bad, but with that blue line that they rarely cross, there is no way to trust them.

512 days ago
92.

Bishop    

We didn't Shake on it!!!!

512 days ago
93.

Mayu    

Seriously, if LA and the LAPD want to improve their public image, I'd go with bending the rules and giving the reward.

512 days ago
94.

pat    

So, if someone had turned over Bin Laden, you mean to say they wouldn't have gotten the reward after trying to find him for years?


Just ain't right.


Next time something like this happens and somebody wants to call the cops, he should call a lawyer first and negotiate.

512 days ago
95.

BECKER    

Why not give it ti the woman whose house was burnt down

512 days ago
96.

public censorship     

How's it feel like you are nothing but a social society of lambs,money rules the world the stink of it sickens me . Try to get a dollar fast and you feed into any word , like food to a cattle you scratch at any bit of dirt . For you only have 1 thing in life a time for self inrichment and greed , you have been denied too have seen the truth . So you lay dormant , Forced into a life of simple dinamics

512 days ago
97.

public censorship     

Dynamics is a simple word half breeds also :-) usa

512 days ago
98.

public censorship     

Revolution is time , revolution Is near

512 days ago
99.

Brian    

When the police set fire to the house and waited for him to run outside with guns aimed at the cabin, they were going to kill him on sight.

512 days ago
100.

juicedog1    

Here is the lesson.....DON'T BE A SNITCH!!!!!!!!

512 days ago
101.

Roman Moroni    

ahhh kill a man -

512 days ago
102.

Roman Moroni    

and fight over quarters

512 days ago
103.

Sandi    

That will teach you s*** for turning in a military man that also was going to testify against the LAPD in court. That was stopped by burning him alive. Donor was for the public and against dirty cops. Next time you or a family member get railroaded by the cops, it is karma s***.

512 days ago
104.

Nancy    

All of the money should go to the families of the people who lost their lives because of that jerk.

512 days ago
105.

Willy Wonka    

YOU GET NOTHING!! YOU LOSE!! GOOD DAY SIR!

512 days ago
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