Grammys, Manhunt For Ex-Cop Extend LAPD Shifts

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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Monday, February 11, 2013

The ranks of the Los Angeles Police Department are stretched thin by the manhunt for an ex-cop wanted for three homicides and added security needed for Sunday night's Grammy Awards.

The department remains on tactical alert, which means officers are staying on duty beyond their shifts.

Officer Sara Faden says the alert was called on Sunday afternoon, before the nighttime Grammys, and it remains in place early Monday.

There's no word on the when the alert will be lifted.

Authorities say the LAPD needs the extra manpower as it hunts for fired officer Christopher Dorner and protects 50 families he allegedly threatened.

Faden says the department also must cope with everyday needs and calls for service.


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