Moments after assuming command as the new director of the Miami Dade Police Department, JD Patterson was answering questions about a squad of lazy cops who were caught on surveillance video ducking calls.
A former Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue captain, demoted for a seemingly racist rant posted on his Facebook page, offered no apology Tuesday as he and the firefighters’ union appealed his punishment.
The bar for election wait times has been raised: one hour.
County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has narrowed the candidates for the next director of the Miami-Dade Police Department down to six.
A new county fire chief was named on Thursday, the same day current chief William “Shorty” Bryson announced his retirement to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez.
A Miami-Dade Fire captain who was demoted after he made controversial comments about the Trayvon Martin case last year began pleading his case before an arbitrator Monday.
From a political standpoint, 2012 proved to be another raucous year in South Florida. Amid echoes of, “Let people vote!” in our ears, with the images of long lines still haunting our memories, Florida was once again the center of attention.
A special team formed by Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner to investigate the problems in last month’s election met Tuesday afternoon in Miami-Dade with Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley.
As people voted hours after midnight on election night, Miami-Dade county leaders were scrambling to fix what had been days of chaos.
Three weeks after the fiasco that was Florida’s election, a Miami-Dade task force met to prevent it from happening again.