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That officer was shot in the abdomen and taken to JMH. He's seen here walking into the hospital assisted by other officers. (Source: CBS4)

PBA President On Shootings: “It Could Have Been A Whole Lot Worse”

The President of the Miami-Dade police union is thankful several South Florida officers survived a violent morning with a gun-toting criminal and when the gunfire settled, six police officers were hospitalized and two suspects were dead.

CBS Miami–12/10/2013

Motorcyclist wanted for injuring a BSO deputy in Weston, crashed at intersection of Okeechobee Road and the Florida Turnpike after leading police on a chase. (Source: CBS4)

2-County High-Speed Police Chase Ends In Crash

A motorcyclist wanted for injuring a Broward Sheriff Deputy and leading police on a high speed chase into Miami-Dade County is hospitalized and in police custody.

CBS Miami–11/20/2013

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Police Union Claims County Has $52 Million Surplus Amid Cuts

Miami-Dade Police union president John Rivera had some strong words for Mayor Carlos Gimenez at a contentious meeting over budget cuts held Wednesday night.

CBS4–08/28/2013

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Report: Mayor Giménez Accused Of Retaliation In Cuts To Police Corruption Unit

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez defended himself Wednesday against allegations from the president of the county’s Police Benevolent Association that he in some way delayed the investigation into electoral fraud by limiting the size of the police department’s public corruption unit.

CBS Miami–08/21/2013

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. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Wounded Det.John Saavedra Named Miami-Dade PBA Officer Of The Year

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.

CBS4–05/18/2013

(Photo Source: Hollywoodpolice.org)

Struggling Hollywood PD Aims To Merge With BSO

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.

CBS4–02/27/2013

Alexis Cabrera (Source: Michelle Surgeon)

PBA VP: Officers Acted Appropriately In Excessive Force Claim

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.

CBS4–08/31/2012

Vernell Reynolds Mugshot

Former Miami Cop Convicted Of Fraud To Be Sentenced

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.

CBS Miami–08/22/2012

Juana Durand (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Miami-Dade Bailiff Arrested On Misconduct Allegations

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.

CBS4–07/18/2012

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Judge Strikes Down 3% Pension Requirement For State Workers

A state judge has struck down a new law that required public employees to contribute 3-percent of their income to their retirement pensions.

CBS4–03/06/2012

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