Unless you have been under a self-imposed media blackout in the past couple of weeks, you are familiar with the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. This shooting of 16-year-old Martin — who was killed by 28-year-old old neighborhood watch-captain George Zimmerman — raises serious questions relating to race, police procedure, and the efficacy of Florida’s “stand your ground” legislation. The shooting was tragic. The conduct of Zimmerman and the police handling of the investigation leave many unanswered questions. But this death of a young man also underscores a point that law enforcement groups in Indiana were attempting to make several weeks ago before the state legislature.