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Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee Steps Down

Sanford Police Chief Fired

The City of Sanford fired their embattled police chief, a spokesman said Wednesday night.

CBS4–06/20/2012

Sanford Interim Police Chief Rick Myers (source: CBS4)

New Sanford Police Chief Promises Full Review Of Martin Case

Sanford’s new interim police chief is on the job and said Friday he’ll conduct an “A to Z” review following fallout from the Trayvon Martin shooting case.

CBS4–05/04/2012

Richard Myers (Source: City Of Sanford)

Sanford Selects New Interim Police Chief

The City of Sanford has tapped the former police chief of Colorado Springs to lead their police force.

CBS4–05/01/2012

(Source: CBS4) A supporter of Sanford police chief Bill Lee holds a sign of support, one of more than 100 people who packed a city commission meeting Monday where commissioners ultimately rejected Lee's resignation

Sanford Commission Rejects Police Chief’s Resignation

In an odd turn of events, the city commission which gave a no-confidence vote to police chief Bill Lee following the investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin refused to accept his resignation Monday afternoon at a sp0ecial commission meeting, with come commissioners saying they felt the chief was being railroaded out of office.

CBS4–04/23/2012

(Source: CBS4) Bobby Parker, former Miami-Dade Police Director

Trayvon Death Case “Botched”, Says Former Miami-Dade Top Cop

The former boss of Florida’s largest police department said he believes the Sanford Police Department’s handling of the shooting death of Trayvon Martin was “a rushed haphazard, or botched, or backwards investigation,” either intentionally or because of a lack of training.

CBS4–04/03/2012

(Source: Martin Family Photo)

Sanford Police Originally Wanted To Charge Zimmerman

New information now contradicts Sanford police chief’s initial claims that there wasn’t enough probable cause to arrest George Zimmerman in the murder of 17-year old Trayvon Martin.

CBS4–03/28/2012

Hundreds of students and church members from South Florida boarded buses or cars which would take them to a Trayvon Martin rally in Sanford. (Source: CBS4)

More Rallies On Tap To Demand Justice In Trayvon Martin Murder

Students, community leaders and activists will stage several marches and rallies Wednesday to demand justice in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. The 17-year old was gunned down February 26th while walking a gated Sanford community by self-appointed Neighborhood Watch captain George Zimmerman who claimed he shot the teen in self-defense.

CBS4–03/28/2012

(Source: CBS4) George Zimmerman

Zimmerman Could Be Charged With Hate Crime In Trayvon Martin Shooting

The self appointed Neighborhood Watch captain of a Sanford community who shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin could be charged with a hate crime.

CBS4–03/25/2012

(Source: Seminole County Sheriff's Office) - John C. Stewart, charged with making death threats against Sanford police chief Bill Lee

Man Arrested For Death Threats Against Sanford Chief

A Melbourne Beach man was arrested Friday after he sent a profanity charged e-mail threatening the Sanford police chief who, until this week, had been overseeing the investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a neighborhood watch captain.

03/24/2012

(Source: CBS4) Hundreds of students from Southridge Senior High take part in a walkout for justice for Travyon Martin in SW Miami-Dade on Friday, March 23, 2012.

Students Across S. Fla. Walkout For Justice In Trayvon Martin Case

As more and more students continue to walk out of schools, all of the protest marches have remained peaceful through Friday morning.

CBS4–03/23/2012

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