You are a high value target.

from Christopher Dorner – Manifesto on Rap Genius


This refrain, repeated below, is borrowed from US military terminology. It refers to an enemy target needed to complete a mission.

The term was popularized recently in relation to Osama Bind Laden and other Al-Queda terrorists who were the object of US military operations.

Here, of course, Dorner is turning the term back on the LAPD itself, listing off his enemies within the LAPD as HVTs.

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