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Sanford, FL PD Backs Off Plan to Disarm Neighborhood Watch Volunteers

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Sanford, FL PD Backs Off Plan to Disarm Neighborhood Watch Volunteers

Last week we reported that the police in Sanford, FL, the location of the Zimmerman trial earlier this year, was seeking to make sure that neighborhood watch volunteers could not carry guns while fulfilling neighborhood watch duties.

Of course, the city nor the police could legally do that as the state of Florida has preemption on firearm laws.

Now, according to the Orlando Sentinel, the PD is backing off of that,

The Sanford Police Department is backing off a proposal to ban Neighborhood Watch members from carrying guns, but it still wants volunteers to leave their firearms at home and will make that recommendation at a community meeting Tuesday night, police Chief Cecil Smith said Monday.

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