Sanford Police

George Zimmerman waits for his defense counsel to arrive in Seminole circuit court, on the 11th day of his trial June 24, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Today prosecutors began with their opening statements. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.  (Photo by Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Gunshot Wound Expert Testifies In Zimmerman Trial

A gunshot wound expert hired by the defense in the trial of George Zimmerman testified Tuesday that Zimmerman’s account of how he shot unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is consistent with forensic evidence.

CBS Miami–07/09/2013

George Zimmerman's booking photo from 6/3/2012.  (Source: Seminole County Corrections)

Zimmerman Aims To Fund Defense With Signed Thank-You Cards

Accused murderer George Zimmerman is running out of cash to fund his defense. His solution? Signed thank-you cards.


George Zimmerman going through his reenactment of the Trayvon Martin shooting. (Source: Sanford Police Department)

New Video, Audio Released Of Zimmerman’s Account Of Fatal Fight

Several new videos, audio and statements have been released in the shooting case of Trayvon Martin including a video that shows Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman reenacting the fatal shooting and giving police a blow-by-blow account of his fight with the unarmed Miami teen.


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.


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Sanford Police Car Shot Up

Sanford police have launched an investigation after someone peppered one of their patrol cars with several bullets.


(Source: CBS) Students protest at the doors of the Sanford Police Department

Student Protest Forces Closure Of Sanford Police HQ

Due to the large number of student protesters outside the Sanford Police Department calling for justice in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the department was forced to temporarily close its doors.


(Source: Martin Family Photo)

New Accusations In Trayvon Martin Shooting

The lawyer for Trayvon Martin’s family has asked the Justice Department to look into whether Florida prosecutors have been negligent in not charging Neighborhood Watch captain George Zimmerman in the shooting.


(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.


(Source: CBS4) George Zimmerman

Source Offers Newspaper New Details Of Zimmerman’s Self Defense Claim

A report in the Orlando Sentinel, claiming to be based on information provided to the newspapers by the Sanford Police department, paints a much more sympathetic view of claims that George Zimmerman shot 17 year old Trayvon Martin in self defense.


(Source: CBS4) George Zimmerman

Who Is George Zimmerman?

George Zimmerman has gone from anonymity to the center of a nationwide scandal with one pull of the trigger of his gun. His shooting of Trayvon Martin, 17, has left many questions unanswered about exactly who exactly is George Zimmerman?