Miami-Dade County Police

SUV careens into a pond after a crash in North Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Good Samaritan Saves Man After Car Crash Sent SUV Into Pond

A Good Samaritan who says “I had to help” is speaking out after rescuing a man whose SUV had plunged into a pond.


(Courtesy:National Park Service/ Ranger Scott Devore)

Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Everglades

Three people walked out of a single engine plane, uninjured after they were forced to make an emergency landing in the Everglades Saturday morning.


Michael Robertson (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Jury Convicts Man Accused Of Dropping Cinder Block On Cop

A Miami-Dade County jury has convicted a man for dropping a cinder block on the head of Miami-Dade Police Detective Carlos Castillo.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013

J.D. Patterson Jr. took the oath of office Friday as MDPD's new police director. (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Miami-Dade County Police Director Sworn In

Miami-Dade County officially welcomed a new police director to lead the Miami-Dade Police Department Tuesday morning.

CBS Miami–02/05/2013

Undercover M-D Cops Looking For Clues In Slaughters Of Horses

An undercover Miami-Dade Police detective told CBS4 Friday that he is looking at several possible suspects in the recent slayings of horses in Miami-Dade; but is urging the public to help by providing more specific tips about horses slaughters.


A mystery cylinder washed up on Miami Beach near 59th St. and Collins Ave.  (Source: CBS4)

Navy Training Mine Washes Up On Miami Beach

A large cylindrical device washed ashore on Miami Beach early Monday has been identified. Police spokesman Juan Sanchez said the U.S. Navy confirmed that it was a training mine which had a ‘live’ blasting cap on it.


miami dade police cruiser

Miami-Dade Cops Prepare For Layoffs

As dozens of Miami-Dade County Police officers await D-Day, the tension and anxiety is building.



Exclusive: Miami-Dade Set To Lay Off Cops

For the first time in its 177 year history, the Miami Dade Police Department will begin laying off sworn officers on November 1.



Army Vet Who Killed Fellow Vet Honored

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.