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An undercover Miami-Dade Police detective who was shot three times during a shoot-out at a suspected marijuana grow house last July has been named the 2012 Police Officer of the Year by the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Wounded Det.John Saavedra Named Miami-Dade PBA Officer Of The Year

An undercover Miami-Dade Police detective who was shot three times during a shoot-out at a suspected marijuana grow house last July has been named the 2012 Police Officer of the Year by the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association.

CBS4–05/18/2013

Surveillance video depicting shooting of Miami-Dade Police Officer John Saavedra. (Source: Miami-Dade Police Dept.)

Detective Shot In Grow House Gunfight Testifies At Bond Hearing

Bond has been denied for a Southwest Miami-Dade man who reportedly stomped on an undercover Miami-Dade Police detective after he had been shot three times by another suspect last July at a marijuana grow house in Southwest Miami-Dade.

CBS Miami–05/15/2013

President Obama Honors Officers From Around The Country (Source:CBS4)

Miami-Dade Detective Shot In Grow House Gunfight Honored In D.C.

A Miami-Dade police detective shot three times in the line of duty traveled to the nation’s capital to receive an award from President Obama on Saturday.

CBS4–05/11/2013

A shooting has left one person dead and a Miami-Dade Police officer with several gunshot wounds. (Gio Benitez/CBSMiami)

Veteran Miami-Dade Police Officer Calls Wounded Cop “An Inspiration”

The trauma surgeon for wounded Miami-Dade Police officer John Saavedra says he is making remarkable progress after being hit by three bullets in a shootout at a suspected marijuana grow house.

CBS4–08/02/2012

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