Police direct traffic for several hours at the busy intersection of West 4th Avenue and 21st street in Hialeah after a police officer pulled out his gun and shot a driver during a traffic stop.
The Miami Dade Police Department has fired a sergeant and two officers for dereliction of duty and suspended three others without pay in what is considered one of the worst incidents of delinquency in the department’s history.
The Miami Beach Police officer at the center of a scandal involving alcohol and his police cruiser has been relieved of duty with pay.
The Miami Beach Police sergeant who is under investigation for drinking beer in his cop car is expected to fight the latest allegations against him.
Miami Beach’s police department can’t seem to catch a break. They are back in the headlines with yet another officer accused of drinking on the job.
Officials are implementing new checks and balances headed for the Miami Beach Police Department.
An internal affairs probe of the Miami Beach Police force launched after one of their officers crashed his ATV into two people on the beach reportedly found a number of problems including a breakdown in command and gross negligence by some officers over the July 4th holiday weekend.
As many as half a dozen Miami-Dade police officers from the Kendall District station have been suspended with pay in the midst of an internal affairs investigation.
A Miami Police officer is under fire, accused of abusing his power on the streets. Former University of Miami football star turned pro, Jonathan Vilma recently filed a complaint against Sgt. Javier Ortiz, who is also the vice president of the Fraternal Order of Police.