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Zimmerman Blasted Fla. Police As 'Disgusting'

May 24, 2012  | 

George Zimmerman blasted the Sanford (Fla.) Police Department at a community forum about a year before the agency made the now-controversial decision not to initially arrest him in the shooting of Trayvon Martin.

In the public remarks, Zimmerman said he went on a ride-along at the time and "what I saw was disgusting."

Zimmerman went on to say, "The officer showed me his favorite hiding spots to take naps." Zimmerman also said the officer told him he doesn't like to do paperwork and took many breaks, reports WESH, which has the audio of the remarks.

Tags: Sanford (Fla.) PD, Trayvon Martin Shooting


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Bob@Az. @ 5/25/2012 11:13 PM

Well, I got to say if any of the comments were true then he had a right to be "disgusted". Fortunatly we are still permitted the freedom of speech. At least for now.

Jason Barnes @ 5/30/2012 12:28 PM

It's not as disgusting as what is going on now. Zimmerman is going to thrown to the wolves to appease the worst elements of society.

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