Ex-FBI Profiler: Chris Dorner Is A 'Pathological Narcissist' - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Ex-FB Agent: Dorner A 'Pathological Narcissist'

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While the manhunt continues for ex-LAPD cop turned accused cop killer, Christopher Dorner, we're taking a different look at that massive, detailed and bitter manifesto that he's left behind.

Man people are looking at his writing, studying it for clues, and understanding if there is such a thing.

One person taking a closer look is Joe Navarro, an ex-police officer who became one of the youngest agents recruited to the FBI. He spent more than 25 years as a counterintelligence agent catching spies.

Navarro, who we spoke to by phone, says he believes that Dorner is a very flawed individual with personality and character disorders; that he has an overvaluation of self and devalues others.

Basically, he's a pathological narcissist, Navarro says.

"It's amazing how much is in the manifesto," he told FOX 11. "One gets a sense about his personality and his character, and we begin to sense that this individual is very ego-centric, very narcissistic; has a high sense of himself, a high sense of entitlement."

The narcissistic personality tells us the trajectory of events is potentially more dramatic and spectacular and could lead to many more people getting hurt, he added.

"He addresses the letter to America, he talked about 'most of you,' that what he is going to do is a 'necessary evil,' and this is very much a part of aggressive narcissism, so it does tell us about his mind set," he said.

READ: Murder Suspect Chris Dorner's Online Manifesto

READ: Timeline Of Events

He also compares Dorner to another infamous criminal -- the unabomber, Ted Kaczynski. He believes that both men see themselves as perfect and having all the right answers; that violence is the only justifiable remedy for those who don't subscribe to their view.

"What throws him into the special realm of dangerous personalities is the fact that he is a wound collector," Navarro said. "He sees social slights, indifference, human imperfections, diversity and catalogs them and nourishes those wounds ... so that he can justify his actions."

Navarro goes on to say that authorities are going to figure out where his comfort zone, where are potential targets, and find out if he is anywhere near his comfort zone, or has the investigation forced him into an area that was maybe unanticipated.

Here's more info on Navarro's background: He is the author of Advanced Interviewing techniques; Hunting Terrorists—A Look at the Psychopathology of Terror; Read ‘em and Reap; the international best-selling book What Every Body is Saying; Louder Than Words; and his most recent book, Clues to Deceit: A Practical 'ist.

FOX 11 EXTRAS:     

FOX EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTS: Legal Papers Challenging The LAPD

Robin Sax: Comparing Manifesto To Court Records

Forensic Psychiatrist: 'Dorner Is Like Kaczynski'

Former LA Police Chief Bill Bratton: "I've been in the business since 1970, I have never scene anything quite like this".


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