George Zimmerman – Transcript of George Zimmerman's Call to the Police
Dispatcher: Sanford Police Department. ...
Zimmerman: Hey, we've had some break-ins in my neighborhood, and there's a real suspicious guy-- it's Retreat View Circle. The best address I can give you is 111 Retreat View Circle. This guy looks like he's up to no good, or he's on drugs or something. It's raining and he's just walking around, looking about.
Dispatcher: Okay, and this guy is he White, Black, or Hispanic?
Zimmerman: He looks Black.
Dispatcher: Did you see what he was wearing?
Zimmerman: Yeah. A dark hoodie, like a grey hoodie, and either jeans or sweatpants and white tennis shoes. He's [unintelligible] he was just staring...
Dispatcher: Okay, he's just walking around the area...
Zimmerman: ...looking at all the houses.
Zimmerman: Now he's just staring at me.
Dispatcher: Okay--you said it's 1111 Retreat View? Or 111?
Zimmerman: That's the clubhouse...
Dispatcher: That's the clubhouse, do you know what the-- he's near the clubhouse right now?
Zimmerman: Yeah, now he's coming towards me.
Zimmerman: He's got his hand in his waistband. And he's a black male.
Dispatcher: How old would you say he looks?
Zimmerman: He's got button on his shirt, late teens.
Dispatcher: Late teens, ok.
Zimmerman: Something's wrong with him. Yup, he's coming to check me out, he's got something in his hands, I don't know what his deal is.
Dispatcher: Just let me know if he does anything, okay?
Zimmerman: How long until you get an officer over here?
Dispatcher: Yeah, we've got someone on the way, just let me know if this guy does anything else.
Zimmerman: Okay. These assholes they always get away. When you come to the clubhouse, you come straight in, and make a left. Actually, you would go past the clubhouse.
Dispatcher: So, it's on the left-hand side from the clubhouse?
Zimmerman: No, you go in, straight through the entrance, and then you make a left-- you go straight in, don't turn, and make a left. Shit, he's running.
Dispatcher: He's running? Which way is he running?
Zimmerman: Down towards the other entrance to the neighborhood.
Dispatcher: Which entrance is that that he's heading towards?
Zimmerman: The back entrance... fucking punks.
Dispatcher: Are you following him?
Dispatcher: Okay, we don't need you to do that.
Dispatcher: Alright, sir, what is your name?
Zimmerman: George. He ran.
Dispatcher: All right, George. What's your last name?
Dispatcher: And George what's the phone number you're calling from?
Dispatcher: All right, George. We do have them on the way. Do you want to meet with the officer when they get out there?
Dispatcher: All right, where you going to meet with them at?
Zimmerman: If they come in through the gate, tell them to go straight past the clubhouse. And uh, straight past the clubhouse, and make a left. And then they go past the mailboxes, that's my truck... [unintelligible]
Dispatcher: What address are you parked in front of?
Zimmerman: I don't know. It's a cut through, so I don't know the address.
Dispatcher: Okay, do you live in the area?
Zimmerman: Yeah, I... [unintelligible]
Dispatcher: What's your apartment number?
Zimmerman: It's a home. It's 1950-- Oh, crap. I don't want to give it all out, I don't know where this kid is.
Dispatcher: Okay, do you want to just meet with them right near the mailboxes then?
Zimmerman: Yeah, that's fine.
Dispatcher: All right, George. I'll let them know to meet you around there okay?
Zimmerman: Actually could you have them call me and I'll tell them where I'm at?
Dispatcher: Okay, yeah, that's no problem.
Zimmerman: Should I give you my number or you got it?
Dispatcher: Yeah, I got it. [redacted]?
Zimmerman: Yeah, you got it.
Dispatcher: Okay, no problem, I'll let them know to call you when you're in the area.
Dispatcher: You're welcome.
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