Jim DeFede

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Life and Death Inside Zoo Miami

Every year more than a million people visit Zoo Miami. Spread across 700 acres, it is one of the largest zoos in the country. The zoo is home to 3,000 animals, representing 500 different species – including 40 endangered species.

CBS Miami–05/20/2015

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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

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Facing South Florida: Miami Beach Officers And Racist Emails Part II

State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle and Miami Beach Police Chief Dan Oates held a news conference to discuss their investigation into thousands of offensive emails discovered inside the police department.

CBS4–05/17/2015

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Facing South Florida: Miami Beach Officers And Racist Emails Part I

State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle and Miami Beach Police Chief Dan Oates held a news conference to discuss their investigation into thousands of offensive emails discovered inside the police department.

CBS4–05/17/2015

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Race Matters, Day 3: “These Cases Have Very Serious Consequences”       

During its five-month investigation into the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Crime Suppression Team, CBS4 News reviewed every arrest the officers from the South District Station made in 2014.

05/11/2015

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Facing South Florida: In-Custody Controversy

The video of a Miami Beach police detective slamming his fist into the face of a woman, while her hands were cuffed behind her back, has spread across the internet, and is raising questions about why the officer wasn’t criminally charged.

CBS4–05/10/2015

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Facing South Florida: The 2015 Florida Special Legislative Session

Jim and his guests look ahead to the special session, set for June first, during which time legislators must approve a budget.

CBS4–05/10/2015

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Focus On South Florida: Race Matters

Amid questions of mistreatment in our community, CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede has put together a 3-part series of special reports called Race Matters: Policing by the Numbers.

My TV 33–05/10/2015

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Race Matters, Day 2: “It’s About Quality of Life”

“A Saturation Detail.” In police parlance it is a term used to describe an operation in a particular neighborhood where officers blanket the area.

CBS Miami–05/07/2015

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A Deeper Dive

With the help of a group of journalism students from the University of Miami, CBS4 News was able to create a large database of information relating to every arrest made by members of the Crime […]

05/07/2015

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