Miami-Dade Police Director

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

New Miami-Dade Police Director Takes Oath Of Office

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) officially has a new police director.

CBS4–03/22/2013

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

New M-D Police Director No Stranger To Dealing With Violence

In his first extended interview since becoming Miami-Dade County’s Police Director, J.D. Patterson said he understands the damage that violence can do to a community as well as individual families.

CBS4–02/08/2013

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

New Director Chosen To Lead Miami-Dade Police Department

CBS4 News has learned that J.D. Patterson Jr. has been selected to lead the Miami Dade Police Department. The formal announcement will be made Friday morning during a County Hall press conference by Mayor Carlos Gimenez.

CBS4–01/31/2013

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M-D Police Director Finalists Narrowed Down To Six

County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has narrowed the candidates for the next director of the Miami-Dade Police Department down to six.

CBS4–01/19/2013

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Loftus Ends Career Honoring Officers And Firefighters

Miami-Dade Police Department director James Loftus spent part of his final day on the job honoring Miami-Dade firefighters who saved one of his officers’ lives. It was a fitting end to a nearly 30 year career with MDPD.

CBS Miami–08/17/2012

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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.

CBS4–10/05/2011

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MDPD Honors Ryder Trauma Medical Staff

Miami-Dade Police Director James Loftus took time Wednesday to honor those who quietly serve the community without recognition; the medical staff at the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital.

CBS4–07/13/2011

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