The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s office has cleared a Miami police officer in the shooting death of a man in the city’s Overtown neighborhood.
The deaths of seven African-American men at the hands of Miami police officers over a seven month period beginning in July of last year touched off outrage in the inner city communities who demanded an investigation.
Family members of seven men whose loved ones have been killed by Miami Police officers will have their voices heard at Thursday’s City of Miami Commission meeting.
Members of four of the seven families whose loved ones have been killed by Miami Police protested outside Miami City Hall, saying they wanted to raise awareness about the cases and get answers.
A New Year’s Day police shooting of an Overtown man has touched off a chorus of voices making demands for questions to be answered.