Miami Police Shootings
Former Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito asked the U.S. Senate to open an investigation into the recently completed Justice Department investigation of the Miami Police Department during a series of police-involved shootings between 2008 and 2011.
The deaths of seven African-American men at the hands of Miami police officers over a seven month period beginning in July of last year touched off outrage in the inner city communities who demanded an investigation.
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson’s request for federal authorities to begin a criminal and civil investigation into the shooting deaths of seven black men by Miami police is moving forward.
Assistant U.S. Attorney General Ronald Welch has informed South Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson that the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department would review information she had provided about the Miami police shootings.
Family members of seven men whose loved ones have been killed by Miami Police officers will have their voices heard at Thursday’s City of Miami Commission meeting.