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.
The Miami-Dade police officer who was shot during a violent confrontation with a man who was involved in a Walgreens robbery and shooting, is home from the hospital.
Six police officers were taken to the hospital after a a violent morning of gunfire and a police chase early Tuesday morning. One officer remained hospitalized Tuesday night.
Less than 24 hours after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin, many protests broke out around the country.
After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After more than 165 hours of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.
The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) officially has a new police director.
MDPD’s new director, J.D. Patterson sits down with Jim DeFede for a personal interview.
In his first extended interview since becoming Miami-Dade County’s Police Director, J.D. Patterson said he understands the damage that violence can do to a community as well as individual families.