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Dorner Case: Investigation Reportedly Clears LAPD in Firing

filephoto Christopher Dorner

File photo of Christopher Dorner

LOS ANGELES — In the months since Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck launched a review of Christopher Dorner’s firing and his allegations of racism and corruption in the LAPD, police officials have remained silent on their findings.

The much-anticipated report, Beck said repeatedly, would be made public when it was completed sometime later this month.

That carefully laid plan was upended Tuesday by an Associated Press report that the department had reached the conclusion that Dorner’s firing was appropriate and his claims of corruption unfounded.

After he was fired in 2009 for falsely accusing his partner of kicking a handcuffed mentally-ill man, Dorner resurfaced in February, bent on seeking revenge for his ouster.

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