FL officer, community spar over patriotic display

CORAL SPRINGS, FL (WFLX) - A South Florida police official is fighting his homeowner association's request he remove a patriotic display from his garage door.

Joe Milenkovic is the assistant police chief in Delray Beach.

Four-inch magnetic letters spell out "God Bless America" across the top half of the 45-year-old man's garage door in Coral Springs.

The homeowners association says this violates a rule prohibiting signs displayed without written permission. The property manager has proposed Milenkovic put up a flag instead.

Milenkovic argues his display is not a sign because it consists of individual magnets.

Neighbors say they support the homeowners association's enforcing its rules.

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