This is Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former LAPD officer and U.S. Navy reservist. He was fired from the force in 2008 for making false statements about a superior.
In 2006, Dorner served in Afghanistan, where he had sniper training, according to NBC LA. He was let go from the Navy this month.
Dorner is suspected of killing Monica Quan, pictured below, and her fiance in an Irvine, Calif., parking structure Sunday night.
Quan's father, Randal Quan, is a former LAPD captain and lawyer who represented Dorner in front of a disciplinary board when he was fired.
The 33-year-old Dorner is also suspected of shooting at two officers in Corona, Calif., and ambushing two Riverside officers Thursday morning. One of those officers is dead — the other was critically wounded.
Thursday happens to be the anniversary of Dorner's LAPD hiring.
A massive manhunt for Dorner is now underway. His briefcase and LAPD badge were found Thursday morning in San Diego. It's believed he was in the area the night before the Riverside shootings, trying to steal a man's boat to flee to Mexico.
Police say Dorner ultimately implicated himself with a 20-page manifesto, in which he threatens police officials and their families. He says he "never had the opportunity to have a family of my own. I'm terminating yours ..."
I have exhausted all available means at obtaining my name back... This is my last resort. The LAPD has suppressed the truth and it has now lead to deadly consequences.
Self Preservation is no longer important to me. I do not fear death as I died long ago on 1/2/09. I was told by my mother that sometimes bad things happen to good people. I refuse to accept that.
No one grows up and wants to be a cop killer. It was against everything I've ever was. As a young police explorer I found my calling in life. But, As a young police officer I found that the violent suspects on the street are not the only people you have to watch.
Terminating officers because they expose a culture of lying, racism (from the academy), and excessive use of force will immediately change. PSB can not police their own and that has been proven. The blue line will forever be severed and a cultural change will be implanted. You have awoken a sleeping giant.