John Rivera

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Wants Body Cameras On Every Police Officer

Amid criticism over possible police misconduct in Ferguson, Mo., Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he wants a camera on every police officer.

08/21/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Gimenez’s New Budget Cut Police Layoff Numbers In Half

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s latest budget proposal has fewer layoffs at the Miami-Dade Police Department if concessions aren’t made.

08/15/2014

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Goes On Town Hall Tour To Answer Budget Questions

Six point two billion dollars is a lot of money and Miami-Dade residents have a lot of questions about how it will be spent in the upcoming fiscal year.

08/14/2014

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Set For Talks With Police Union Amid Possible Layoffs

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is set to meet with leaders of the county’s police union amid possible layoffs of about 400 employees.

08/13/2014

Source: CBS4

MDPD Members Called For Mandatory Meeting

Dozens of Miami-Dade County sergeants, lieutenants and officers will have to attend a mandatory meeting next week.

08/12/2014

Cadet Graduation (Source: CBS4)

Graduating MDPD Cadet Class Could Be Out Of Jobs By October

Dozens of cadets graduated Thursday morning from the Miami-Dade Police Academy—but a job serving the community may not last long due to budget cuts.

08/07/2014

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

(Source: CBS4)

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

(Source: CBS4)

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

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