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Miami Police officers plan to stage a demonstration outside Thursday's city commission meeting, and if they want to go inside commission chambers, they'll have to go gun-free. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Police March To City Hall To Protest Cuts

About two dozen of Miami police union members gathered in Peacock Park in Coconut Grove Thursday morning then marched to City Hall where they held a protest during the city commission meeting.

03/27/2014

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Miami Cops Now Have To Check Guns At Door Of City Hall

Miami’s police chief Manuel Orosa has been at odds with his officers for some time. Now the public feud between the union and the city just became a little more intense, as the chief is now taking officers guns away when they visit city hall.

03/19/2014

City of Miami police recruits on their first day of training on Sept. 24, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Police Welcome New Recruits Amid Controversy

City of Miami Police Chief Manuel Orosa welcomed 25 new recruits to the Miami Police Department Tuesday morning. The recruits started their first day at the police academy at a time when the department is having a difficult time recruiting officers.

CBS Miami–09/24/2013

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Miami Police Officers Show Up At Budget Meeting Begging For Better Pay

City of Miami commissioners are working to find millions of dollars in the city’s budget to increase police pay in response to a outcry from officers and residents regarding public safety.

09/12/2013

Miami Police Department headquarters. (Source: CBS4)

FOP Video Urges Officers To Reconsider Miami PD Jobs

Budget cuts mean fewer officers on the streets of Miami. While many people agree that more officers are needed, no one wants to pay for them.

CBS4–08/22/2013

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Miami FOP Commercial Encourages PD Hopefuls To Apply Elsewhere

The Miami Fraternal Order of Police has come out swinging at the Miami Police Department in a commercial being circulated on the Internet.

08/21/2013

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Local Agencies Prepping For Potential Violence After Zimmerman Trial

Wednesday, around high noon, dozens of Miami Police officers lined up for riot training.

CBS4–07/10/2013

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Inspirational Bella Laid To Rest Friday

A young girl whose cancer battle inspired people around the world was laid to rest Friday.

CBS Miami–05/31/2013

Bella in February (Source: CBS4)

Viewing Held Thursday For Bella

A viewing was held Thursday for Bella Rodriguez-Torres, the 10-year old girl whose amazing outlook through her six year cancer fight inspired others to “Live Like Bella.”

CBS4–05/30/2013

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Deal Between City Of Miami, Police Union Satisfies Both Parties

An agreement reached Tuesday would be a win-win situation for both the city of Miami and its police officers.

CBS Miami–09/12/2012

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