Miami-Dade County has a new tool to fight crime in its neighborhoods. It’s a social network called Nextdoor and it’s helping residents connect in new ways—to keep their community safe.
A few weeks ago on Facing South Florida we unveiled our latest findings in the Race Matters series.
An unprecendented gathering of community leaders will take place tonight in South Miami-Dade to discuss ways to improve relations between police and the African-American community.
Startling new CBS poll numbers show how blacks and whites view police. The results cannot be ignored. Jim and Miami-Dade Police Director J.D. Patterson hash it all out.
Community leaders lead by Miami-Dade Schools’ Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and police chiefs made a plea on Tuesday, urging everyone to “Say something” if they had “seen something” that could be a crime or could lead to a crime.
Jim sits down for an extended interview with the Director of the Miami-Dade Police Department to talk about a variety of issues, including the body cameras controversy, the recent murder of a rabbi from New York here in South Florida, the Ferguson Missouri riots and the recent horrific mass murder in northern Florida.
Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s plan to put a camera on every officer is being met with much support.
A Miami-Dade Police officer, injured in the line of duty, was honored for his heroism Wednesday as he returned to work four months after risking his life to avert a potential disaster at a gas station near Miami International Airport.
Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez wants the county’s police department to turn over investigations of its police-involved shootings to the state. Gimenez wrote last week in a memo to Miami Dade County Police Director J.D. Patterson that he also wants the state to investigate deaths of people in police custody.
If you fire your weapon into the air to celebrate New Year’s Eve, you could take someone else’s life and you could be sent to prison for a very long time.