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For whatever reason I've long considered it a priori obvious that cop killers aren't taken alive.  Or when they are they die pretty quickly, like Ronnie L. White in 2009:  I'm not sure where I learned it, nor do I think I necessarily consider it a terrible thing.  I grew up in the LA area, it might just be a local thought among a certain subculture.

So here's audio purported to be taken off a radio tuned in to the San Bernadino Sheriff Department's coordination team during the burning of the log cabin Dorner was in.  I don't know if it's legit.  The same words and phrases reported without citation yesterday appear in the audio from a fellow I believe was saying he heard it himself, one Mike King of UC Santa Cruz.  Mike studies police action and insurgency.  The article is at my favorite commie newsletter, here:  You can get a lot of profoundly unusual views out of the editorials at counterpunch.  

I for one will not lose much sleep over the death of Chris Dorner.  But this could be a clear cut example where law enforcement lied to protect their own self interest.  There's been extensive documentation of police beating the crap out of unarmed people and then charging those people with assault.  So the question is this: why are people still convicted on police testimony?  I don't know a damn thing about audio or the people involved over in Big Bear.  Crowdsourcing the primary document...this audio.  If it's provably legit, and if people know about it, I think it might cut down on people convicted of crimes they didn't commit based on police testimony.  

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