Public Safety

Source: CBS4

Gunfire, Explosions & Smoke During Drill In Miami Beach

Those near the Miami Beach Convention Center on Wednesday will hear the sounds of gun fire, explosions, and even see some smoke. Don’t be alarmed. It’s just a drill.

03/05/2014

A woman who was walking on a railroad bridge over the New River became "stuck" on the bridge when it lifted.  Officials said she was trespassing. October 12, 2013 (Credit: Lisa Hoyt, CBS4 Viewer)

Officials: Woman Dangling From Bridge Was Trespassing

The woman who could be seen dangling from a railroad bridge Saturday was trespassing, according to city officials, and could be in big trouble for her actions.

CBS Miami–10/13/2013

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Sunrise Police Dept. Adds QR Codes To Patrol Vehicles

The City of Sunrise Police Department is going high-tech to aid its community.

CBS4–11/15/2012

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BSO Takes Public Safety Digital With Mobile App

The Broward Sheriff’s Office has launched a mobile app, making the public safety agency one of the first to offer such a product.

CBS Miami–08/02/2012

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Using Social Media To Contact 9-1-1

Can you tweet for emergency help, text for 9-1-1 or post a panic alarm on Facebook? Even if you do, should you expect a rescue crew? Social media is changing the world, and now it’s affecting how people reach out during a crisis. But can you count on it?

CBS4–06/26/2012

Undercover video shows animal cruelty, which included the repeated beating of the animals with sledgehammers and stabbing with knives. (Source: Animal Recovery Mission)

Illegal Slaughterhouse Ringleader Given $500,001 Bond

The accused ringleader of an illegal slaughterhouse in Hialeah made his first appearance in Miami-Dade County bond court Monday.

CBS4–11/21/2011

Undercover video shows animal cruelty, which included the repeated beating of the animals with sledgehammers and stabbing with knives. (Source: Animal Recovery Mission)

Officials Arrest Operator In Illegal Slaughterhouse Raid

Officials arrested a man who they said operated an illegal slaughterhouse in Hialeah, committing brutal animal cruelty, and causing potential pollution and health safety issues.

CBS4–11/19/2011

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Exclusive: Miami-Dade Set To Lay Off Cops

For the first time in its 177 year history, the Miami Dade Police Department will begin laying off sworn officers on November 1.

CBS4–10/05/2011

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