The Culture Of Lapd Versus The Community And Honest Good Officers
Dorner expresses in his manifesto that his actions was a necessary evil for substantial change to occur within the LAPD and reclaim his name. He says “Terminating officers because they expose a culture of lying, racism, and excessive use of force will immediately change. PSB cannot police their own and that has been proven. I am here to change and make policy. The culture of LAPD versus the community and honest good officers needs to and will change. I am here to correct and calibrate your morale compasses to true north. The blue line will forever be severed and a cultural change will be implanted.”
The department has not changed since the Rampart and Rodney King days, it’s gotten worse. Those officers involved in the Rampart scandal and Rodney King incidents have since promoted to supervisor, commanders, and command staff, and executive positions.
In August 2007, Dorner reported…