With the hunt for Christo­pher Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer sus­pected of three killings, in its second week, local offi­cials have offered $1 mil­lion for infor­ma­tion that could lead to his capture.

As of Tuesday morning, more than 1,000 tips have been received since the reward was announced Sunday after­noon, police offi­cials said. Yet what is the like­li­hood that the offer of a reward will lead law enforce­ment offi­cials to Mr. Dorner?
Offering such high rewards can help, but it tends to do more harm than good, says James Alan Fox, a pro­fessor of crim­i­nology at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston.

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