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Zimmerman had a problem.  Burglars were breaking into units in his gated community.  Statistically, they were more likely to be white, but that's another story.  

Whoever they were, Zimmerman was on patrol, and he kept calling the police to investigate all of the suspicious looking black kids he saw.  The police did their usually thorough job of investigating burglary ... a felony crime that can carry a life sentence in Florida.

That's right, they barely investigated at all.  

"Fucking punks, they always get away."  And now you know why.  The cops can't be bothered to investigate burglary, a capital crime in years past.  Why?  What is more important than protecting citizen's property from thieves?

Watch the video and find out.

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  •  Tip Jar (1+ / 0-)
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    a2nite
  •  The cops did not pull the trigger (2+ / 0-)
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    Batya the Toon, a2nite

    yeah they were useless in investigation and preservation and the prosecution was as bad if not worse but let's not lose sight of who the bad guy was here.  George Zimmerman is a murderer.   The police, merely apathetic and the prosecution pitiful.  Zimmerman went looking for trouble...Unfortunately Zimmerman is free but he IS the trigger man here.

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    by Vetwife on Thu Jul 25, 2013 at 05:42:54 AM PDT

    •  Exactly (1+ / 0-)
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      He had a history of looking for trouble. Punching out a cop at a bar where he supposedly was doing a job as a body guard (heh) or where he called 911 46 times on his neighbors who were black.  He damn well wanted trouble.  The police apparently knew him because of his past. His ex-gf even put a restraining order on him after he hit her in a fight once.  From what I understand he even called 911 on pot holes. They don't do that last time I checked.  That's more of a city thing.  

      The cops have their faults in this case obviously but yes as Vetwife said they didn't pull the trigger.  

  •  So essentially the position here is (0+ / 0-)

    that Zimmerman killed a kid, or at least made a series of bad decisions that led to him killing a kid, because he had no faith in the local law enforcement -- and that it is the police's fault that he had no faith in them.

    I dunno.  That may have been a factor, but I question the idea that it was the determining factor.

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