Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained documents in response to local, state, and federal records requests revealing that a little-known unit of the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Community Relations Service (CRS), was deployed to Sanford, FL, following the Trayvon Martin shooting to help organize and manage rallies and protests against George Zimmerman.

JW filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the DOJ on April 24, 2012; 125 pages were received on May 30, 2012. JW administratively appealed the request on June 5, 2012, and received 222 pages more on March 6, 2013. According to the documents:

  • March 25 – 27, 2012, CRS spent $674.14 upon being “deployed to Sanford, FL, to work marches, demonstrations, and rallies related to the shooting and death of an African-American teen by a neighborhood watch captain.”
  • March 25 – 28, 2012, CRS spent $1,142.84 “in Sanford, FL to work marches, demonstrations, and rallies related to the shooting and death of an African-American teen by a neighborhood watch captain.
  • March 30 – April 1, 2012, CRS spent $892.55 in Sanford, FL “to provide support for protest deployment in Florida.”
  • March 30 – April 1, 2012, CRS spent an additional $751.60 in Sanford, FL “to provide technical assistance to the City of Sanford, event organizers, and law enforcement agencies for the march and rally on March 31.”
  • April 3 – 12, 2012, CRS spent $1,307.40 in Sanford, FL “to provide technical assistance, conciliation, and onsite mediation during demonstrations planned in Sanford.”
  • April 11 – 12, 2012, CRS spent $552.35 in Sanford, FL “to provide technical assistance for the preparation of possible marches and rallies related to the fatal shooting of a 17 year old African American male.”

From a Florida Sunshine Law request filed on April 23, 2012, JW received thousands of pages of emails on April 27, 2012, in which was found an email by Miami-Dade County Community Relations Board Program Officer Amy Carswell from April 16, 2012: “Congratulations to our partners, Thomas Battles, Regional Director, and Mildred De Robles, Miami-Dade Coordinator and their co-workers at the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service for their outstanding and ongoing efforts to reduce tensions and build bridges of understanding and respect in Sanford, Florida” following a news article in the Orlando Sentinel about the secretive “peacekeepers.”

In reply to that message, Battles said: “Thank you Partner. You did lots of stuff behind the scene to make Miami a success. We will continue to work together.” He signed the email simply Tommy.

Carswell responded: “That’s why we make the big bucks.”

Set up under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the DOJ’s CRS, the employees of which are required by law to “conduct their activities in confidence,” reportedly has greatly expanded its role under President Barack Obama. Though the agency claims to use “impartial mediation practices and conflict resolution procedures,” press reports along with the documents obtained by Judicial Watch suggest that the unit deployed to Sanford, FL, took an active role in working with those demanding the prosecution of Zimmerman.



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  • David Ashton

    This is a show trial. As in the early USSR, mobs march through the streets shouting for the conviction of the accused.

    • Erasmus

      This IS disgusting. If Rubio would like his base to forget his attempts to collude with Obama and the other traitors to ram through amnesty, he should lead the demand for an investigation into Holder’s (and Obama’s) attempts to railroad justice.

      Florida is Rubio’s state.

  • The DOJ’s boss’s boss was a community activist in a former life. This is what community activists do — Rabble rouse and crud-disturb — Sure beats having to work for a living.

  • Romulus

    It’s obvious that the board are Govt crusaders for,… Once again, black victimhood!
    Why doesn’t holder and the CRS come out for the Georgia womans baby, or the syracuse victim of the knockout game, or the victims of black yoof flash mobs or….. Heck, I could go on and on.

    • Tom_in_Miami

      Why do you suppose they don’t come out against the violence?

      • Romulus

        That is exactly it mr.luca. Owing to the titanic shift in demographics in the West, coupled with turbo global capitalism ( the turd world deserves a first world life and payment for past grievances) and explosion in world population, the best way to keep (force) the peace is to disarm the West. Particularly America. The remnants of Americas stock still represent the largest share of ALL registered legal gun owners. To include national rifle Assoc. Members, police, and military. As we become more aware of the spiraling down of our society and the inputs that run the global machine wane(in the industrial model), the elites do not want an all out race war here. Look for the govt to stack the supreme court with liberals, to further restrict the bill of rights,especially in the larger urban centers , where they can. The new educational standard called common core is to train your children to become a global statist marshmallow citizen who’ll have no problem Boeing to the one world govt ruled by the usual suspect bankers and their kind. The Rothschild,gooseberries, super rich etc. The g8 will keep enforcing the non nuclear proliferation treaty in an effort for the global peace to avoid went as population continue to ratchet up. Just not amongst whites. If global supplies of of black gold we’re in abundance, there would be no need for the resource wars of the last 15yrs. There would be no need to open up Americas national parks for resource exploration either. All the constraints that the left is implementing cannot possibly be just because of the dwindling of the white majority. There would be no need to go “green” if the global economy could provide the resources to match for scale of consumption that the grids and the turd world feel they deserve.

  • nick

    our tax dollars at work!

  • Luca

    This administration wants gun control and will actively instigate clandestine racial agitation to achieve that goal. This is just one more Chicago-style tactic. Does anyone doubt that “Fast and Furious” was designed so that leftist politicians could get in front of microphones and declare that 90% of the guns found in the hands of Mexican drug runners were traceable to US gun shops, especially in Arizona?

    This insidious regime is blatantly criminal and corrupt in almost every aspect of its many scandals. Aside from being responsible for the death of numerous Mexicans and a US Border patrol agent lets not forget Benghazi. And the Media has the nerve to tout Hillary in 2016 and cover up her horrible lies regarding the “offensive video” and her criminal negligence leading to the deaths of four abandoned Americans.

    In my humble opinion, this President and his cronies should be impeached, imprisoned, overthrown or all of the above..

  • By an amazing cooincidence, just earlier today I posted on another thread saying that Eric Holder was an appointed hack who plays political games.

    I guess I called that one right.

    • Sick of it

      He was a Clinton-era appointee – Did you honestly expect him to be any different?

    • Eric Holder was complicit in Ruby Ridge, Waco, and Oklahoma City.

      He is a POS.

      • ms_anthro

        Indeed. There’s a special seat reserved for him in Hell.

  • As I have said in other posts, these liberal scum are safe and sound hiding behind a name of an organization. Conservatives need to directly go after the jobs and positions of people such as Miami-Dade County Community Relations Board Program Officer Amy Carswell .
    Carswell responded: “That’s why we make the big bucks.”

    Perhaps we should do something about those “big bucks”.
    I looked, and looked, and looked for a picture of this Amy Carswell. She needs to be dragged out of the shadows.
    She’s either a black Affirmative Action Hire,
    or a very unattractive white liberal skank with no husband, and no kids.
    What are the odds?

    • All I could find was an email address for her, but that’s available on the Dade County Community Relations Board website.

  • Spartacus

    Race-traitors and jews…

    • Sqeptique

      Obama and Holder. Not race traitors to their own people and not Jews. I’ve seen several Jewish-run websites post this same story today with outrage.

      • Spartacus

        “I’ve seen several Jewish-run websites post this same story today with outrage.”


        They probably did it because “Zimmerman” sounds like a jewish name 🙂

      • The__Bobster

        Surely you know who pull Obongo’s and Holder’s strings.

  • So CAL Snowman

    Those are some seriously hardcore East German Stasi tactics. I’m not shocked but it does raise an eyebrow. This is the sort of thing you see in Central America, or any communist country anywhere in the world.

  • Vonhauer

    This is how they spend American tax payer money? To help organize protests for Africans and only Africans? Yet they refuse to prosecute the New Black Panther Party for obstructing the rights of whites to vote?

    This is coming from black racist Eric Holder and by extension Hussein Obama. They get away with this behind-the-scenes get whitey trash because the media, the eyes and ears of the people, remain silent or, as in the case of George Zimmerman, actually join in and doctor videos, ALL IN FAVOR OF ONE TRIBE — AFRICANS.

    Neither Obama nor Holder are fit to represent the people of the U.S. They are a couple of black frat boys out for revenge and the people don’t know it.

    • The__Bobster

      The people who control the media are not black. They just hate White Christians.

      • Orion_Blue

        They just hate White Christians

        That they do, but once they have displaced us and replaced us with the Useful Asians (who have their own axe to grind; envious, spiteful mistrustful that they are), these Asian societies will be infiltrated and undermined. An evolutionary strategy once proven to be successful, will not be restricted to the traditional adversaries going back to biblical times; they wil be ruthlessly deployed against all potential competitors.

        When Skittle-Boy’s executioner is acquitted, things are going to look quite worrying and fretful.

        Of particular amusement though, was that 300lb sack of ghetto attitute and indicative IQ on Youtube, Jeantel The Hutt. I was intrigued to note that Rachel Jeantel (and don’t the Genes tell?), was probably the best prosecution witness they had at their disposal. The Anti-Salad calorific monster is almost certainly capable of stopping the ascent of an industrial elevator.

    • Germanacus

      Also remember the issue about black school kids being punished too frequently compared to white kids. Obama had his paw in that one too via Holder. Someone should compile a list if these anti-white legal maneuvers. I think “Nocturna” did but I can’t find it now.

      • “Black school kids being punished too frequently”

        Have you seen and read these stories lately about young white men that run their mouths too quickly ahead of their brains in video game chat rooms then get tossed in the clink and left to rot? You don’t think black gamers don’t ever do that, do you? Just looking for something to nail young YTs with to even up the stats. That’s why they suspend pop tart “gun” white boys from school, because they have to even out the stats with all the little ghetto N’Deshawntaviouses that commit school house felonies.

    • Johnny Clay

      This is what happens when people vote for black Democrats. They act all nice during elections, but all they want is to get into power and punish YT for “400 years of oppression.”

  • hanfeedback

    The description of his story is better put as “white taxpayers money” because we all know without white tax payers we have an instant Somalia in this country!

  • dd121

    This is the sort of thing that will occur more and more with our one-party democrat rule. There is no accountability for these left-wing Fascists. Has anybody been prosecuted for Fast and Furious, Benghazi or a host of other misdeeds? Be prepared, it’s only going to get worse. A lot worse.

    • The__Bobster

      We are well on our way to becoming a banana republic. The only thing left is to pass the amnesty bill. Then we’re doomed.

      • Tinfoil A22hat

        I dunno, the borders are open, illegals get whatever they want anyway without any law behind them, the grahamnesty bill will hasten the barbarians through the gates, but they are already breached. So, in my opinion, with the NSA, IRS, harrassment/spying on AP reporters, Benghazi betrayal — I’m sure I’m forgetting something — with all of this, we already live in a totalitarian, fascist state.

  • The__Bobster

    F*ckin’ incredible. Our tax dollars are being used for rabble rousing.

  • Bill

    Absolutely and utterly unbelievable! And will this be swept under rug and get no public scrutiny? How much will it take before white people wake up and start pushing back?

    • WR_the_realist

      I will be shocked if ABC, CBS, MSNBC (especially!), or CNN carries this story. FOX just might.

  • Creepy_Ass_Carbine

    Bring it

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    Not only are the media agitating for riots, there’s THIS recent report:

    Reports have come in from eye witnesses in Sanford, Florida that the New Black Panther Party, an extremist group that has called for the killing of George Zimmerman if he is found not guilty, is busing in thousands to that town… There have been threats of riots if Zimmerman is not found guilty and it is believed that the New Black Panther Party and other extremist groups will attempt to take advantage of racial tensions after a non guilty verdict by organizing riots.

    www dot qstarnews dot com

    Any righteous anger should come from Whites — WE who have been maligned, profiled and smeared by a racist media and government throughout this case, and set up for attacks and assaults by blacks.

    Remember these from Twitter??:

    “If Zimmerman win, I’m gonna go kill a white a kid by mistake,”
    “ima kill a white person in self defense if Zimmerman go free”
    “If they don’t kill Zimmerman Ima kill me a cracka”
    “If George Zimmerman win I’m gonna kill a fat white boy dat look lik George Zimmerman”
    “If Zimmerman get off, Ima go kill a white boy and use the same story he did…”


  • Martel

    The true face of cultural marxism. Willingly setting up minorities against whites.

  • RHG

    The US Government is now in the racial “rent-a-mob” business now

  • ms_anthro

    Does anyone still doubt that the United States Government considers the indigenous White founding American population to be its number one enemy? We are under siege in our own lands.

    • Epiminondas

      Jefferson referenced this when he declared that the banking cartel would work against the interests of the historic American nation. And that is mainly what is behind much of the open borders fervor. After we dismiss the emotional appeals of Schumer and Bush as mere romantic immigration hogwash, we are left with the greedy pigs over at the chamber of commerce with their stupid “growth” mantra. If we don’t stop the banking cartel, they will destroy any historic ties to our ancestors and replace the current nation state with a propositional nation which requires no more of an immigrant than their presence on our soil.

      • RisingReich

        Gee – who do you think runs said ‘global banking cartel’?

  • BarnyL

    Martin, he’s the guy Obama would like his son to be like. if he had one.

  • Tom_in_Miami

    Why does our government do everything in its power to foment black riots and individual crimes? Don’t the individuals involved know that either they or their relatives will suffer from black violence?