E57: Christopher Dorner, Part 2

This week Beth and Wendy get into part 2 of our episode on Christopher Dorner, an ex-cop who went on a rampage of revenge against the LAPD. If you haven’t listened to part 1 yet, stop right here, go back and listen to part 1 and we’ll meet you right back here.

We dive back into the timeline (13:15).  Then, we get into the investigation followed by “Where are they now?”(35:00). We get into our Take Aways and what we think made the perp snap.  

As usual we close out the show with some shout outs (1:06:17), crime news (1:02:16 ) and of course, some tips on how not to get murdered(58:25).  

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Shout Outs

Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea.

Patriot Act With Hasan Manaj


The Hate Crime Files


Murderific Podcast


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