An undercover Miami-Dade Police detective who was shot three times during a shoot-out at a suspected marijuana grow house last July has been named the 2012 Police Officer of the Year by the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association.
Fed up with shrinking paychecks and stalled contract talks, Hollywood police officers have asked their union to put together a package on a possible merger with the Broward Sheriff’s Office.
The Vice President of the Broward County Police Benevolent Association said the officers caught on cell phone video taking down a Broward county teenager did nothing wrong.
The Miami cop who funded her gambling habit by stealing thousands from a black police officers association will learn her sentence Wednesday afternoon in federal court.
A Miami-Dade circuit court bailiff has been arrested for allegedly accepting cash in exchange for fixing traffic tickets, according to the State Attorney’s Office.
A state judge has struck down a new law that required public employees to contribute 3-percent of their income to their retirement pensions.
The Dade County PBA, a union that represents police officers, has filed a lawsuit in response to layoffs ordered by the mayor.
Mayor Carlos Gimenez has vetoed a controversial commission vote which raise the cost of health insurance for police because he says it would result in too many layoffs.
Layoffs now loom in the future of the Miami-Dade Police Department in the wake of a narrow vote by Miami-Dade Commissioners who refused to force two employee unions to contribute an additional 5-percent of their pay toward health insurance.
The ongoing budget battle between the Miami-Dade Police Department and County Commissioners is heating up again Thursday.