Police Involved Shooting
Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez wants the county’s police department to turn over investigations of its police-involved shootings to the state. Gimenez wrote last week in a memo to Miami Dade County Police Director J.D. Patterson that he also wants the state to investigate deaths of people in police custody.
The mayor of Miami-Dade County sent a memo to Police Director J.D. Patterson telling him the Miami-Dade Police Department should end the practice of investigating its own police-involved shootings and deaths of people in custody, reported CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.
A Miami Gardens officer was hospitalized after he was injured in a shoot out.
The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office has decided not to pursue charges against two Miami police officers involved in a deadly shooting during a 2009 traffic stop in Allapattah.
The Miami-Dade police officer who was shot during a violent confrontation with a man who was involved in a Walgreens robbery and shooting, is home from the hospital.
Surveillance video of a robbery at a Little Havana Walgreens which led to a police chase and shooting which left two men dead and six police officers injured has been released.
A Miami-Dade police officer remains hospitalized after he and two other officers were shot in the pursuit of a man who attempted to rob a Walgreens early Tuesday morning. That incident led police on a wild chase, and ended in a wild shootout which killed the suspect and his passenger.
A man who died in a hail of police gunfire after he allegedly shot a Miami-Dade officer who tried to arrest him for an attempted robbery at a Walgreens was reportedly struggling with drug addiction.
Six police officers were taken to the hospital after a a violent morning of gunfire and a police chase early Tuesday morning. One officer remained hospitalized Tuesday night.
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.