Detective John Saavedra
An undercover Miami-Dade Police detective who was shot three times during a shoot-out at a suspected marijuana grow house last July has been named the 2012 Police Officer of the Year by the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association.
A Miami-Dade police detective shot three times in the line of duty is traveling to Washington D.C. Friday to receive a special award as a result of the shooting.
Video evidence of a police involved shootout on the front lawn of a marijuana grow house in Westchester was played in court Thursday at the bail hearing for one of the suspects.
The Miami-Dade Police detective wounded during a shootout at a suspected marijuana grow house has been released from the hospital.
A veteran Miami-Dade police detective continues to recover at Jackson Memorial Hospital after he was shot during a drug operation. One man was killed in the shootout and another made his first appearance in court Thursday.