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Corrections Officer Accidentally Fires Gun In Restaurant

An off duty Miami-Dade corrections officer accidentally fired his gun in a Fort Lauderdale restaurant on Saturday after he reached for a valet ticket inside his pocket.

02/16/2014

Source: The Miami Herald

TGK Security Video Shows Inmate Attack

Miami-Dade Corrections will investigate the role, if any, corrections officers may have had in a June 14th ambush of an inmate in the maximum security wing of TGK Jail, forcing that inmate the jump 2 floors to escape the attack.

08/12/2013

The booking photo of Steven Echevarria, also known as actor Steven Bauer. (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Actor Steven Bauer Arrested In Miami For Outstanding Warrant

Actor Steven Bauer, best known for his role as Manny Ribera in the 1983 film Scarface, bonded out of jail after he was arrested on an old outstanding warrant.

CBS4–12/18/2012

A Miami-Dade Corrections officer was killed in a violent SW Miami-Dade crash. (Courtesy: Gio Benitez/CBS4)

Miami-Dade Corrections Officer Killed In Traffic Crash

A violent crash resulted in the death of a Miami-Dade corrections officer Friday afternoon.

CBS4–06/08/2012

Heriberto Delgado (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Math Tutor Arrested On Charges He Fondled Student

A math tutor is behind bars on no bond after a student accused him of fondling her during a tutoring session.

CBS4–05/23/2012

(Source: CBS4) Police captured a man believed to be Juan Preval, an escapee from a state work release facility in Opa-Locka

Escaped State Prisoner Captured After Manhunt

A state prison inmate so close to freedom that he was allowed to work outside the walls of one of the state’s most minimum security prisons faces years longer at hard time, after he escaped briefly Tuesday, touching off a 90 minute manhunt.

CBS4–01/17/2012

(Source: AP)

Federal Probe Rips Miami-Dade Corrections, Calls Jails Unconstitutional

A years-long investigation into the Miami-Dade Corrections Department claims to have uncovered a “pattern and practice of constitutional violations” in jail operations, with prisoners suffering “grievous harm, including death” as a result of the unconstitutional operation.

CBS4–08/26/2011

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DeJesus, Charged In Child Beating, Kills Self In Cell

A Homestead man facing second degree murder charges for allegedly beating his 2-year-old son to death last August beat the rap this weekend, but he had to kill himself to do so, CBSMiami.com has learned.

03/29/2011