New MDPD Director Talks Major Issues From Gun Violence To Body CamsJuan Perez now holds one of the most important jobs in South Florida. As the new Miami-Dade Police Director, Perez is charged with protecting more than 2.5 million men, women and children.
Dade's New Top Cop Sworn InMiami-Dade has a new top cop. On Tuesday, Juan Perez was sworn in by Mayor Carlos Gimenz and became the county's police director.
Mayor Names Next Miami-Dade Police DirectorJuan Perez was named the next director of the Miami-Dade Police Department at a graduation ceremony for 95 police recruits Thursday.
New Miami-Dade Police Director Takes Oath Of OfficeThe Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) officially has a new police director.
New M-D Police Director No Stranger To Dealing With ViolenceIn 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.
New Director Chosen To Lead Miami-Dade Police DepartmentCBS4 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.
M-D Police Director Finalists Narrowed Down To SixCounty Mayor Carlos Gimenez has narrowed the candidates for the next director of the Miami-Dade Police Department down to six.
Loftus Ends Career Honoring Officers And FirefightersMiami-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.
Exclusive: Miami-Dade Set To Lay Off CopsFor the first time in its 177 year history, the Miami Dade Police Department will begin laying off sworn officers on November 1.
MDPD Honors Ryder Trauma Medical StaffMiami-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.

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