James Loftus

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M-D Police Hit The Stores With Lucky Students

While many head to the mall to shop for last minute gifts; the Miami-Dade Police Department did some shopping of their own with a few lucky students by their side.


Candidates were interviewed for the Miami Police Chief position Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Police Chief Candidate List Narrowed Down To Ten

The search for Miami’s next police chief has been whittled down to a list of ten candidates. A selection committee, headed by Miami-Dade Police Director James Loftus, will interview the candidates and narrow the list down to the five top finalists.


miami dade police cruiser

Two Miami-Dade Police Officers Face Misconduct Allegations

Two members of the Miami-Dade Police Department face allegations of misconduct and have been relieved of duty with pay.



Army Vet Who Killed Fellow Vet Honored

Miami-Dade County honored its police officers who are serving or have served in the military Wednesday. The event came complete with an irony of Shakespearean proportions.



Lost M-D Police Squad Under Investigation

The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating an entire patrol squad, a sergeant and five officers, for allegedly conspiring with one another to duck and evade calls so they could instead hang out at malls and restaurants, CBS4 News has learned.



MDPD Honors Ryder Trauma Medical Staff

Miami-Dade Police Director James Loftus took time Wednesday to honor those who quietly serve the community without recognition; the medical staff at the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital.


(Source: CBS4)

Poor Turnout For Gov. Scott With Poor Approval Rating

Governor Rick Scott invited the Miami-Dade legislative delegation to lunch Tuesday at a restaurant in Sweetwater. But Sweetwater cops providing security appeared to outnumber the luncheon guests.


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Cops Shoot 4, Including Informant, In S. Dade Home Invasion Sting

A man who was cooperating with police in an effort to smash a violent home-invasion ring was shot and killed by the officers he was helping Thursday night, as a confrontation between police and the alleged robbers left 4 people dead. Police say the man helping them ignored instructions that should have kept him safe.


(Source: CBS4) Children in a Florida classroom

Support Early Education To Reduce Crime, Officers Say

Law enforcement officers in South Florida are sending a message to state legislators: Support funding for early education to help reduce crime.


Jamal T  Singletary  (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Man Killed In Shoot Out With Miami-Dade Detective

A shoot out on an Allapattah street left one person dead and a Miami-Dade police officer lucky to be alive.