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Alberto Carvalho (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Alberto Carvalho

CBS4’s Jim DeFede and Superintendent Alberto Carvalho discuss the school district’s discipline diversion program and civil citation program designed to keep juveniles from being given a criminal record, which was hailed this past week in Washington, DC.

CBS4–07/26/2015

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen joins Jim DeFede on Facing South Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Jim and the Congresswoman sit down for an extended one-on-one interview.

CBS4–07/19/2015

Jim DeFede and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Jimenez. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Jim and Mayor Gimenez will discuss his proposed budget, the Liberty Square housing plan, and the rift between the city and the county on homeless issues downtown.

CBS4–07/12/2015

Professor Donald Jones from the University of Miami and Broward County Vice Mayor Martin Kiar. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Broward County- Civil Citation

In response to Jim DeFede’s Race Matters series, Broward County has recently announced that they too will consider civil citations as another alternative for police officers to use when dealing with people who possess small amounts of marijuana.

CBS4–06/28/2015

Professor Donald Jones from the University of Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Race Matters- Marijuana Arrests

In response to Jim DeFede’s series titled Race Matters: Policing By The Numbers, reaction was quick and widespread.

CBS4–06/28/2015