Mayor Jack Seiler

Dream Defenders  (Source: CBS4)

Dream Defenders Protest At Ft. Lauderdale Commission Meeting

For the Dream Defenders, it’s about keeping issues of police misconduct and inequality in the public eye.

05/05/2015

Fort Lauderdale Police Seal (Source: CBS4)

Racist Fort Lauderdale Officers Could Seek Jobs As Cops Elsewhere

At a meeting earlier this week the Fort Lauderdale Police Department dropped a bombshell. The racist video and racist text messages exchanged by four police officers would not cause those officers to lose their law enforcement certifications.

04/02/2015

Fort Lauderdale Police Seal (Source: CBS4)

Citizens Police Review Board: FLPD Should Reopen Investigation Into Racist Cops

A Citizens Police Review Board is recommending that the Fort Lauderdale Police Department reopen its investigation into the case involving officers who made and shared a racist video and racist text messages.

03/30/2015

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NAACP Wants Victims Of Alleged “Racist Cops” To Come Forward

The NAACP plans to establish a call center where people who think they were subjected to racially offensive misconduct by four former Ft. Lauderdale police officers who reportedly sent racist and homophobic text messages between them.

03/27/2015

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Facing South Florida: Police Officers Fired

In this special edition of Facing South Florida, the Fort Lauderdale Police Chief and the Mayor of Fort Lauderdale speak out live for the first time since ther announcement two days prior that four officers had been removed from the force for racist behavior.

CBS4–03/23/2015

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Fort Lauderdale Planning To Keep Red Light Cameras

Following Fort Lauderdale’s decision to suspend its red light traffic program, city commissioners decided Tuesday they want to find a way to keep it.

03/17/2015

A Fort Lauderdale officer has been put on paid leave after a YouTube video surfaced of him slapping a homeless man. (Source: YouTube)

Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Addresses Video Of Cop Slapping Homeless Man

An officer may be facing criminal charges after he was videotaped pushing and slapping a homeless man at a bus terminal.

02/24/2015

Arnold Abbott charged for breaking a new law in Fort Lauderdale that bans feeding the homeless in public. (Source: CBS4)

Chef Abbott Wins Humanitarian Award On Christmas Eve  

Arnold Abbott has been giving to the homeless of Fort Lauderdale for decades. Well on Christmas Eve the “chef” is being given a little present of his own.

12/24/2014

Arnold Abbott charged for breaking a new law in Fort Lauderdale that bans feeding the homeless in public. (Source: CBS4)

Feisty Chef Can Feed Homeless Without Fear Of Fines

A chef at the center of Broward’s homeless feeding feud was in court Wednesday for his arraignment. Arnold Abbott, 90, has been cited several times by Ft. Lauderdale police for feeding the homeless on the beach.

12/03/2014

Arnold Abbott charged for breaking a new law in Fort Lauderdale that bans feeding the homeless in public. (Source: CBS4)

Homeless Feeding Group Gets Temporary Win

The City of Fort Lauderdale’s new homeless ordinance went before a judge Tuesday morning–granting a temporary win for a homeless feeding group.

12/02/2014

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