Law enforcement officers from all over South Florida will gather Thursday night at Tropical Park for the 32nd annual Miami-Dade Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony.
In his final act as Miami Dade Police Director, James Loftus summoned Sgt. Jennifer Gonzalez and police officers Dario Socarras and Jose Huerta to his office. One at a time he met with them. And each conversation ended with Loftus delivering the same message: “You’re fired.”
Miami-Dade County officially welcomed a new police director to lead the Miami-Dade Police Department Tuesday morning.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced the hiring of J.D. Patterson, Jr. to lead the Miami-Dade Police Department Friday morning.
County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has narrowed the candidates for the next director of the Miami-Dade Police Department down to six.
Miami-Dade Police Department director James Loftus spent part of his final day on the job honoring Miami-Dade firefighters who saved one of his officers’ lives. It was a fitting end to a nearly 30 year career with MDPD.
James Loftus, a 26-year veteran of the department, is retiring effective October 1st.
South Florida police officers who have been wounded in the line of duty were reunited Tuesday with the people who helped save their lives.
The director of the Miami-Dade Police Department spoke Saturday afternoon discussing the next steps the department will take after hundreds of Miami-Dade county employees received pink slips one day ago.
The list of potential contenders to be the next Miami Beach police chief has been whittled down to about a dozen or so.