Skip to comments.Police chief fired over Trayvon Martin shooting
Posted on 06/21/2012 3:38:35 AM PDT by JoeProBono
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) Saying he's lost the trust of officials, a city manager fired a central Florida police chief who was criticized for his agency's initial investigation of Trayvon Martin's shooting death at the hands of a neighborhood watch volunteer.
Sanford City Manager Norton Bonaparte said in a Wednesday statement that he relieved Chief Bill Lee of duty because he "determined the Police Chief needs to have the trust and respect of the elected officials and the confidence of the entire community."
"We need to move forward with a police chief that all the citizens of Sanford can support," Bonaparte said. "I have come to this decision in light of the escalating divisiveness that has taken hold of the city."
The initial lack of an arrest following the death of Martin, an unarmed black teenager, by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in February led to protests across the nation and spurred a debate about race and the laws of self-defense. Zimmerman's father is white and his mother is from Peru.......
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he was fired by the idiots who refused to accept his resignationGood point. The evil is coming from the top. The stupidity is local.
This is black-speak for "We're going to do this, we're black so no one better dare question it or we'll brand you as racist."
I’m looking at the gash on the back of Zimmerman’s head there. That could very well have been caused by that can of watermellon drink across the back of his head.
You will know, wherter you decide to believe it or not is another story.
I'm betting Lee has already retained counsel who have probaly advised him to sit tight until after the trial and if it goes as expected (or should based upon what we know to date) and all the facts come out, then will be the time to file a (what I hope) is a multi-million $ action against this moron and the city.
Are you sure his first name isn’t Napoleon?
And the Trayvon* train rolls on.
* Copyright (c) 2012 by Sabrina Fulton, all rights reserved.
That picture explains everything.
So after a trial when it is finally unavoidable to realize that Trayvon was a punk ass criminal who was killed during an assault on a citizen and the initial police investigation was proper and done completely right will this asshat politician apologize and give this man his job back??
Now I realize that the race baiters will never accept the truth of this incident, but really, should we allow them to run our Nation??
Sanford City Manager Norton Bonaparte [a black man] said in a Wednesday statement that he relieved Chief Bill Lee [a white man] of duty because he "determined the Police Chief needs to have the trust and respect of the elected officials and the confidence ofIMHO the defense should appeal if the judge rules in favor of proceeding to trial. Beyond a reasonable doubt? On present evidence, preposterous to think so. The publicly known evidence runs the other way.
the entire communityAl Sharpton."
Theres a huge difference between saying that a struggle ensued (passive voice) and demonstrating that a man intentionally committed a felony while expecting the imminent arrival of the police. Given that Zimmerman hasnt been convicted of anything yet, and on present evidence wont be - at least, not after appeal - itll sure be interesting to see the picture of the man who Mr. Bonaparte suggests can command the trust and respect of the elected officials and the confidence of the entire community.
Chief Lee should sue.
Placate the blacks, or they'll riot.
<>FYI, That’s the wrong Trayvon.<>
You’re right that picture on the left does not look like him, and neither do some of the others that get posted. And atleast one that you posted is the young baby-faced Trayvon.
Which pictures are the most up-to-date for the 17 year old Trayvon??? Can you post them???
Is it the one with the baseball cap on???
Is it the “undated” picture posted on wikipedia with him in the back of a car with a blue shirt?
“We need to move forward with a police chief that all the citizens of Sanford can support,” Bonaparte said.
Translation: a Black guy.
We are constantly reminded that racism is only racism when Whites discriminate against Whites.
When Blacks do exactly the same thing, it is invariably “social justice.”
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