Skip to comments.Zimmerman Slammed by His Own Police Chief
Posted on 09/13/2013 9:19:26 AM PDT by Impala64ssa
Lake Mary police chief agrees with angry email then backpedals
Apparently Zimmerman does not have a friend in his local police chief. Steve Bracknell, who heads the department in Lake Mary, Florida, where Zimmerman lives, agreed with some pretty intense criticisms of the acquitted killer contained in two angry emails he received Tuesday about Zimmerman's recent altercation with his wife. "Zimmerman is a Sandy Hook, Aurora waiting to happen," the emailer, Santiago Rodriguez, asserted, in an email posted online. "Your job is to protect the communities you serve, and you are failing big time."
Bracknell responded with a lengthy defense of his department, but then threw in, "Your reference to Sandy Hook..............I agree." (Ellipses his.) Bracknell confirmed the emails' authenticity for Think Progress, but later backpedaled from the remarks, telling WTSP that he only meant that Zimmerman "seems to be involved in incidents" involving guns. In the followup email, Rodriguez called Zimmerman a "ticking time bomb." Think Progress reports that Bracknell replied, "on a personal note....I agree," but that email doesn't appear to be posted online. And on Monday, Bracknell had this to say to an LA reporter, per the Los Angeles Times: "Man, it would be fantastic if you have an apartment out there [in California] for George Zimmerman. This guy is killing me."
The guy needs to get out of Flori-DUH, ASAP....
This is the replacement Chief, right?
The previous guy was fired because he said there wan’t anything to go on.
Well, since he carries concealed, even when he checks out a book at the library it involves a gun.
Someone should tell Bracknell to read his own officers’ police reports and then apologize to the legal resident of that house who they put at gunpoint on the basis of a fraudulent 911 call.
If is the replacement chief, hes a black fellow, perhaps a liberal at best and a pro trayvon guy from the get go
Congrats “Chief” you just committed Slander. So much for leo’s in that county
Why should Z be any different than any one else? My chief of police is a nasty piece of work who refused to let me use one of their phones during Hurricane Sandy. I was trying desperately to get in touch with my isolated 88 year old mother. He actually screamed at me. Creep.
My advice? Call Bernie Goetz who should be able to give really good advice on how to survive media rape.
No bias in that description, is there?
Everyone’s that ever been “caught” lives a life of wishing he had a magic wand .... pfft .. disappeared. ... ‘cause ‘they’ are evil and are attached to you just to BE evil.
Liberals often telegraph their punches. I have a feeling this “chief” is going to have Zimmerman arrested on suspicion of something and then justify it on the premise of this statement that Zimmerman is a “Sandy Hook waiting to happen.”
GZ needs to get the Hell out of this state like yesterday.
Mr. Bracknell wants to hear from us. Please, as always, be polite:
George, sign the divorce papers and get the heck outta Florida immediately.
As far as I know, George Zimmerman has been involved in ONE incident involving a gun, and a jury of his peers decided that he was the victim and used justifiable force to defend himself.
There was NO GUN involved in the Lake Mary incident (unless we include the imaginary gun that a crazy, bitter, soon to be ex-wife made up and later admitted did not exist)
I think it’s a different jurisdiction. The fired police chief was in Sanford, FL, where the Trayvon Martin shooting took place. This is Lake Mary, where Zimmerman (and/or his soon to be former wife and her family) lives now.
I think "media rape" is the *least* of GZ's problem.Cops and prosecutors will be inclined to come down on him like a ton of bricks for the least little thing.A disgruntled wife/girlfriend will be tempted to "go public" with fantasies of book royalties.And then there are the punks who,in seeking fame and/or "justice",will try to harm him.
Why is he saying GZ punched the father when the police report says bodyguard Wes admitted his forearm hit the fathers nose when breaking the 2 people up after the father lunged at GZ twice?
I've alway turned down jobs in Flori-DUH for several reasons, one being the legal system there.
Here’s Mr Dean from back in 1991:
Wow! Great find Uncle Chip. I can see why he would be capable of jumping GZ twice.
The media and Obama have ruined George Zimmerman’s life.
He should leave florida, change his name, lose some weight, and have a little nip and tuck done so he doesn’t look like George Zimmerman.
Try and start new someplace else like Montana or Idaho.
the life he had is over, and no amount of anything is going to fix it.
Post #21 about Bracknell’s problems with the truth is also interesting.
The entire incident could have been avoided if George had just driven by when he saw his wife’s truck in the driveway and returned an hour later when she was gone.
So he shouldn’t have gotten outa da car???
I just got done reading it. Thanks for the ping. For sure that article makes him look like he has trouble with the truth. He obviously is contradicting what his officers police report says. They are getting bombarded with mail but all they have to do is refer to the police report and back their officers at the scene with a standard form letter to all who are writing in to the deparment.
Unfortunately....most law enforcement heads are Big Government liberals
Shellie Zimmerman’s iPad so damaged there is only 5% chance of getting video
Lake Mary police don’t want to deal with this and who can blame them.
I’m sure by now the video is almost unrecoverable and with a few good well-placed whacks and a little mishandling it should be totally unrecoverable. And who would know and who would really care.
The question now is who will they give it back to or should the IPAD just be destroyed to avoid any future repercussions??
LOL! Well...since they both own the ipad and are getting a divorce, since Fla. divides the property down the middle and it is already divided for them (snicker) give each one half of the pieces.
No, it's the liars in the press who are killing you and you can't handle it.
The letter to the chief said they are contacting the INJUSTICE DEPT. to investigate the Lake Mary PD. They cannot stand the fact the the DOJ couldn’t get him over the Sanford incident and no idiot has called in with credible evidence he is a racist. This is a good view of the low lifes on the left and how rabidly evil they are.
So true. Like to Idaho or Montana.
The beating GZ took from Trayvon was like a bop on head [from a foam bat] compared to the savage abuse he suffered at the hands of the media, race-baiters, legal system and all manner of agenda-driven bullies eager to pile on.
Mental, relentless gang rape is what it was/is. Besides PTSD they probably caused him to be afflicted by an adult variant of Reactive Attachment Disorder.
I pray he can pull through.
I did not see any references to that other infamous Resident of Lake Mary, Ray Anthony Lewis, Jr., by this police chief.
If one doesn’t connect the dots look here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Lewis
Note : Murder Trial
Note similarities with GZ.
Maybe they will pressure Chief Bracknell to resign.
It’s not the replacement; it’s another jurisdiction altogether.
This chief is a total jackass for engaging in public comment about a constituent one way or the other. Guess he figures he missed out on his 15 minutes by not being in Sanford where the action was.
Steve Bracknell, Lake Mary Police Chief, Walks Back George Zimmerman Comments: Report
Cops kill all the time. How many Sandy Hooks will they initiate?
Government has completely run amok, from the bottom up to the feds. Bastards.
When I first heard that 911 call I thought they were all in the house, but you can see on the surveillance tape when she makes that call and where. They are right near the truck which is loaded and ready to go.
What was keeping her from getting in the truck with all her stuff and leaving??? Why aren't the police asking the same question??
Instead the drama queen calls in a swat assault on her husband putting his life and others at risk.
If I were a Lake Mary resident I would be calling for her to be charged and they don't need an iPad to do it. There is enough in the police report to charge her. But it won't happen with the current police chief.
If I were George I would demand that the police get the video off that computer or give it back to him so that he can press charges. Frankly I think the police have the video already and it shows Shellie videoing as she goes into the garage and then closing the lid to turn it off -- either to avoid videoing her father attacking George and/or so that she can help her father by hitting George with it.
Either way I would get a lawyer quickly and file for custody of the iPAD, and if necessary, allow her visitation rights. I'm sure at this point it will be another point of contention in the divorce.