Police Chief Manuel Orosa
Miami Police officers plan to stage a demonstration outside Thursday’s city commission meeting, and if they want to go inside commission chambers, they’ll have to go gun-free.
Within hours of the release of a damning report from the Department of Justice about Miami Police’s use of deadly force in shootings, politicians, Miami Police, and the Fraternal Order of Police have started to weigh in.
The United States Justice Department released the results of a lengthy investigation into the Miami Police Department and the results are anything but what Miami officials wanted to see.
The Miami City Commission gave its vote of approval to move ahead with a plan to add 100 officers to the city’s police department, putting it more in line with staff numbers in other large cities.
There’s a call for action to curb the escalating gang violence that has claimed lives, put people in the hospital and terrorized Liberty City and surrounding communities.
City of Miami officials want the public to know that it’s great to ring in the New Year with a celebration as long as it doesn’t involve gunfire.