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City where Trayvon Martin was killed changes neighborhood watch rules
City where Trayvon Martin was killed changes neighborhood watch rules

In a move that could ignite a legal battle, the Florida city where Trayvon Martin was killed will discourage neighborhood watch volunteers from carrying firearms, part of an effort to overhaul its police department and improve the city's tarnished reputation. George Zimmerman fatally shot Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was walking home from a convenience store, in February 2012. The case became a symbol of the country's racial tensions and divisions over gun laws, and thrust Sanford, a central Florida city near Orlando, into the national spotlight. The Sanford Police Department came under criticism when Zimmerman was not immediately charged. Zimmerman, who identifies...

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