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Posted: November 23, 2012 at 5:17 a.m.

Sam Koivisto, a Jacksonville, Fla., police officer, who told colleagues that if an order came to assassinate President Barack Obama, he “wouldn’t mind being the guy,” has retired from the force over his remarks, but told the Florida Times-Union that his comments had been blown out of proportion and that he had planned to retire in five months anyway.

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