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Miami Commission Approves Budget Proposal

Working into the wee hours of Wednesday morning, the Miami city commissioners approved a proposed $558 million budget.

09/10/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Girlfriend Of Miami Police Officer Shot To Death Not Talking To Police

As police continue to investigate the shooting death of a Miami police officer Carl Patrick inside his Pembroke Pines home, investigators with the Broward State Attorney’s Office visited the home of his girlfriend’s mother in Opa-locka.

05/13/2014

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Woman Claims Shooting Of Miami Police Officer Was Accidental

As the investigation into the shooting death of Miami police veteran in his Pembroke Pines home entered its fourth day, a woman linked to the case said it was accident.

05/12/2014

2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami, Florida. (Source: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Ultra Music Festival)

Ultra Music Festival Will Return Next Year

The future of the Ultra Music Festival in downtown Miami took center stage Thursday at Miami’s city commission meeting with security being a prime concern. In in the end it was decided that Ultra will return.

04/24/2014

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

(Source: CBS4)

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

(Source: CBS4)

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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