Trayvon Martin

The Jim Engster Show
10:19 am
Fri August 9, 2013

MONDAY: LA Lottery President Rose Hudson, Film Director Cleve Bailey

Jim visits with Louisiana Lottery President Rose Hudson about frequent winners, recent changes to popular games and making millionaires in Louisiana.

Cleve Bailey talks with Jim about the Louisiana Film Industry and the new documentary he is working on about Trayvon Martin.


Block Watch
12:00 am
Mon April 16, 2012

Local Civic Leader Opposes Watch Group Patrolling, Wants Change

Ricky Shaffer is President of the Sherwood Forest Civic Association and past president of the Sherwood Forest Eye-Watch. He says he opposes neighborhood watch group volunteers patrolling their jurisdictions.
Credit WRKF

Last week, George Zimmerman pleaded not guilty in the death of Treyvon Martin. The neighborhood watch volunteer shot and killed the unarmed black teen while patrolling his gated community in Sanford, Florida on Feb. 26.

Zimmerman's attorneys have said they will use Florida's controversial Stand Your Ground Law as his defense.

Louisiana has a similar justifiable homicide law.

Here in Baton Rouge, Ricky Shaffer heads the Sherwood Forest Civic Association in one of the city's largest neighborhoods, and is the former president of Sherwood Forest Eye-Watch.

Shaffer says he opposes the idea of watch group volunteers patrolling their neighborhoods.


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