Miami-Dade Police Department’s former director has taken on a new job as the deputy chief of the police department at the University of Pittsburgh.
The search for a new top cop in the City of Miami has been narrowed down to five finalists and a decision may be made by Friday, according to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.
A Miami-Dade Police officer and his supervisors are under an internal affairs investigation after the officer, Fernando Villa, was discovered passed out and drunk in his patrol car in the middle of an intersection in West Kendall.
Miami-Dade commissioners gave the nod Tuesday to major cuts in police pay and benefits. It’s a deal approved by the rank and file Monday night, but the battle between cops and county hall is not over.
The rank and file of Miami-Dade’s police union approved a county cost cutting deal which would slash their overtime and incentive pay.
The rank and file of Miami-Dade’s police union will cast their ballots Monday on whether to accept a county cost cutting deal which would slash their overtime and incentive pay.