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Police Chief in Trayvon Martin Case Steps Down

BY RELEVANT CURRENT / GLOBAL March 23, 2012

The chief of police in Sanford, Florida, has stepped down temporarily after a furor erupted over his inaction in the Trayvon Martin murder case. Martin, a 17-year-old, was shot by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer who says he shot Martin in self-defense, which meant he avoided arrest. Martin was unarmed, and multiple witnesses have testified they heard no struggle before Zimmerman shot Martin …