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Steering your department through a storm ^ | 5/4/12 | Karen L. Bune

Posted on 05/07/2012 4:39:52 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

Former Acting Chief in Sanford, Florida addresses challenges facing PD following Trayvon Martin incident

One of central Florida’s oldest incorporated cities, Sanford is located 30 minutes from Orlando and is 90 miles Northeast of Tampa. It has one of the largest malls in central Florida and is home to the central Florida zoo. The city of Sanford hasrecently beenput on theworldwidemapasa result of the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin and the arrest of George Zimmerman.

Consequently, Sanford has become inundated with media attention, vociferous public protests, and a plethora of widespread and divergent emotional reactions.

As a result of this incident, much attention has been focused on the Sanford Police Department. Media outlets, along with others, have been quick to target the department with unrelenting criticism that has frequently been based on perception rather than bona fide facts.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cops; crisis; sanfordpd; trayvonmartin
Managing a police department must be a pretty tough job.
1 posted on 05/07/2012 4:40:00 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Any indication any “journalist” has followed my suggestion and used mapquest to figure out just how Twin Lakes is between the convenience store where “skittles and iced tea” were purchased and the young thug’s home?

2 posted on 05/07/2012 5:20:18 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: wastoute

If you want to know everything there is to know about the truth in this case, the people at the conservative treehouse have put it together. It’s quite impressive.

3 posted on 05/07/2012 12:11:00 PM PDT by Nacho Bidnith
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