JD Patterson

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Race Matters: Marijuana Cases Flood Court System

As part of our continuing series, CBS4 News expanded its review, focusing on the racial disparities for marijuana arrests across Miami Dade County.

CBS Miami–06/29/2015

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MDPD To Release More Records On Race And Arrests

Faced with criticism that a squad of officers may have been unfairly targeting blacks and charging them with minor offenses, Miami-Dade Police Director JD Patterson pledged to gather and release information on the racial and ethnic breakdown of the people his officer’s arrest across the county.

CBS Miami–06/01/2015

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Race Matters: Town Hall Meeting On Policing In South Dade

As a result of our Race Matters Series, State Representative Kionne L. Mcghee from District 117 hosted a solution-driven discussion on policing in South Dade on Friday, May 29, 2015.

06/01/2015

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Facing South Florida: Race Matters Follow Up Special

A special live one hour edition features a follow up on Jim’s story Race Matters.

CBS4–05/31/2015

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Race Matters: ACLU, NAACP, State Rep. React

Citing a recent CBS4 News investigation, the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP is asking the county commission to form a task force to improve the way citizens can file complaints against the Miami-Dade police officers.

05/18/2015

Several Miami-Dade Police officers were fired or suspended for being delinquent while on duty, according to an investigation by CBS4 News. (CBS4)

Mayor, New MDPD Police Dir. React To Scathing “Delinquent On Duty” Report

Moments after assuming command as the new director of the Miami Dade Police Department, JD Patterson was answering questions about a squad of lazy cops who were caught on surveillance video ducking calls.

CBS4–02/05/2013