Chris Tutko, director of Neighborhood Watch for the National Sheriffs' Association, said Zimmerman broke some cardinal rules.
First, he approached a stranger he suspected of wrongdoing.
"If you see something suspicious, you report it, you step aside and you let law enforcement do their job," Tutko said. "This guy went way beyond the call of duty. At the least, he's overzealous."
Trayvon Martin: Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman broke Neighborhood Watch gun rules - chicagotribune.com
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That doesn't mean you give his mother a medal for having an abortion instead.
IF Trayvon Martin was a criminal and IF he was up to no good, then MAYBE Zimmerman was right to think that he was suspicious. He was still wrong to go after him. It is possible to murder a criminal.
if yuo follow someone in a car and then on foot, that person can justificably fear for his safety..and defend himself with violence, if you approach him.
if you follow me in your car and on foot in Florida, and then approach me, I have the legal right to deck you. In Florida..that is.