Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced the hiring of J.D. Patterson, Jr. to lead the Miami-Dade Police Department Friday morning.
Miami-Dade Police Department director James Loftus spent part of his final day on the job honoring Miami-Dade firefighters who saved one of his officers’ lives. It was a fitting end to a nearly 30 year career with MDPD.
James Loftus, a 26-year veteran of the department, is retiring effective October 1st.
While many head to the mall to shop for last minute gifts; the Miami-Dade Police Department did some shopping of their own with a few lucky students by their side.
For the first time in its 177 year history, the Miami Dade Police Department will begin laying off sworn officers on November 1.
Miami-Dade County honored its police officers who are serving or have served in the military Wednesday. The event came complete with an irony of Shakespearean proportions.
Calling the actions of two adoptive parents accused of murdering one of their children “subhuman, depressing and sickening,” Miami-Dade police director Jim Loftus spoke about the case in general terms Monday afternoon.