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Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Mayor Reveals Budget Plan

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced a plan to trim $64 million in his budget Tuesday.

07/08/2014

John Rivera (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Salary Cuts/Layoffs For Miami-Dade Police

Jim DeFede sat down with John Rivera, the head of the Police Benevolent Union in Miami-Dade, to discuss the future for officers at the county’s police department.

06/16/2014

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Miami-Dade Officer Nearly Stabbed To Death Honored

A Miami-Dade Police Officer who was nearly killed while trying to stop a man from setting fire to a gas station received another honor.

05/17/2014

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Report Questions Deadly Actions Of MDPD Officers

A newly released report calls into question the deadly actions of several Miami-Dade Police officers three years after a sting operation by Miami-Dade Police went wrong and it left four people dead.

03/14/2014

Pinecrest Police Chief Samuel Ceballos has recommended the termination of Officer Ana Carrasco. (Source: Pinecrest Police)

No Decision For Pinecrest Officer Who Failed To Render Aid

A Pinecrest police officer accused of failing to render aid at the scene of a deadly accident is expected to find out this afternoon if she will get to keep her job.

03/05/2014

Justin Bieber Mugshot (Source: Miami-Dade County Police)

Bieber Didn’t Get Police Escort. Or Did He?

Justin Bieber was a busy boy the third week in January during a visit to South Florida.

02/25/2014

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Dade County Calls For External Police Probes

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez wants the county’s police department to turn over investigations of its police-involved shootings to the state. Gimenez wrote last week in a memo to Miami Dade County Police Director J.D. Patterson that he also wants the state to investigate deaths of people in police custody.

01/26/2014

That officer was shot in the abdomen and taken to JMH. He's seen here walking into the hospital assisted by other officers. (Source: CBS4)

PBA President On Shootings: “It Could Have Been A Whole Lot Worse”

The President of the Miami-Dade police union is thankful several South Florida officers survived a violent morning with a gun-toting criminal and when the gunfire settled, six police officers were hospitalized and two suspects were dead.

CBS Miami–12/10/2013

MDPD Officer Mario Gutierrez talks to the media on 12/4/13. He was stabbed by a suspect trying to set fire to a gas station on 10/29/13. (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Police Officer Mario Gutierrez Remembers Night He Was Nearly Stabbed To Death

Five weeks after he was nearly stabbed to death by a suspect who had set fire to a gasoline station, wounded Miami-Dade Police Officer Mario Gutierrez says he did “everything he could” to stay alive.

12/04/2013

Motorcyclist wanted for injuring a BSO deputy in Weston, crashed at intersection of Okeechobee Road and the Florida Turnpike after leading police on a chase. (Source: CBS4)

2-County High-Speed Police Chase Ends In Crash

A motorcyclist wanted for injuring a Broward Sheriff Deputy and leading police on a high speed chase into Miami-Dade County is hospitalized and in police custody.

CBS Miami–11/20/2013

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