Rev. Al: Why did it take the police so long to contact you? Do you know?
Mr. Martin: Uh, actually, I contacted the police, myself.
Rev. Al: So they never made the contact.
Mr. Martin: I did the initial contact. I called the, uh,--Trayvon was missing, I called Missing Persons, filed a Missing Persons report. Um, at that time they sent officers out. They dispatched--they told me they were going to dispatch a couple of--dispatch a unit to the residence. They called back about ten minutes later and asked me what he had been last seen wearing. And I gave a description of him.
Um, I told them what he had on.
Rev. Al: Now how long had he been missing when this was going on?
Mr. Martin: Uh, since he had left the--since he left the house, which had been over 12 hours, 12 or 13 hours.
Rev. Al: OK, and then what happened?
Mr. Martin: Uh, three units pulled up.
There was a marked car, an unmarked car, and a service aid car, which the service aid car, was a chaplain in it. Um, I didn't know it because he just had on a regular uniform.
Uh, the first officer that approached, I identified myself, told him I was filing a Missing Person's report. The second officer approached. Um, he introduced himself as a major crimes investigator. At that time it didn't register to me. He asked me to describe my son. I described him to him. He told me give him a second. He walked to his vehicle, got a folder, came back, asked can we go in the house. We went in the house, uh, he asked me to sit down. I sat down. He pulled out a picture of my son on the ground dead. Asked me was that my son. I confirmed that it was....