Skip to comments.Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee fired after Trayvon Martin case
Posted on 06/20/2012 7:41:26 PM PDT by BornInASmallTownEdited on 06/20/2012 7:42:33 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
The Florida police chief who faced heavy criticism for his officers' failure to arrest the man who killed Trayvon Martin has been fired, Sanford city officials told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday night.
Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee met with the city manager earlier in the day to discuss the terms of his employment, officials said.
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Those who eschew violence will ultimately lose to those who embrace it.
” Fired after Trayvon “ skittles” Martin case” ?
The ex-Chief is probably the only honest official to have been involved in this entire incident.
But his officers did arrest him.
"Those who beat their swords into plowshares will plow for those who don't."
Statement from former Chief Bill Lee
It is disappointing that, in spite of his steadfast commitment to fairness and waiting for the results of a review of the Sanford Police Department and its investigation of the Trayvon Martin case, City Manager Bonaparte has chosen to exercise his rights under the employment contract to terminate my employment without cause.
I continue to stand by the work performed by the Sanford Police Department in this tragic shooting, which has been plagued by misrepresentations and false statements for interests other than justice. As the case progresses through the justice system, the evidence will show that our investigation was a proper effort to find the truth and follow the law. This has already been validated by evidence that has since become public as well as by comments from the special prosecutor.
I appreciate the opportunity I have had to serve all the people of the City of Sanford, the City Employees and especially the men and women of the Sanford Police Department.
Fired for failing to jump to conclusions fast enough.
After his 42 U.S.C. 1983 action, **rich** scapehonky Bill Lee.
Fired for failing to jump to the POLITICALLY CORRECT conclusions, even after shown the way by the race hustlers .
He needs to go work for Sheriff Arpario.
Were they afraid of leaks, or something? Wasn't he on administrative leave anyway?
They're going down, big-time, in Trayvonville.
May God go with Chief Bill Lee.
Sounds like he'd be an ideal witness for the defense.
Really bad precedent. Since when are police chiefs just fired because of “divisiveness” in the “community”? This will only lead to more divisiveness, if people figure out that by so doing, they can get rid of public officials, regardless of any proof of malfeasance or corruption.
Of course he was fiored by the “Black” city manager...
Maybe it is time for the city council members to fire the city manager!!!
I meant to type “fired” sorry for the typo.
Buckled to pressure from race pimps and the local blacks.
The “local blacks” wouldn’t have been raising that big a stink if it hadn’t been for national racial grievance mongers.
Sounds like he’s going to make a great witness for Zimmerman.
Bonaparte came out in support of George Z initially.
Pressure from Jackson and Sharpton must be too tough to take.
Whitey got fired. Imagine that..........
There is one other angle to this. If he just resigned...they had to pay this guy some type of cash for his services. By firing him....there is no cash package.
Expect a court situation down the road. He’ll sue the city, and likely win. Don’t expect half the city council to run the next election after the police chief’s case comes up.
Getting rid of a hostile witness??
There's your problem right there.
Give you 1,000,000 to 1 odds that the new police chief will not be a whitey. That’s what’s really happening. Just saw a picture of who fired him. Surprise!!! /s
The replacement Police Chief will be a black lesbian. Put $$$ on it!! Mmmmmm, Mmmmmmm, Mmmmmmm,