An undercover Miami-Dade police officer ambushed and shot during an investigation in late July attended a sobering ceremony Wednesday morning to honor fallen officers who died serving and protecting our community.
Law enforcement officers from all over South Florida gathered Thursday night at Tropical Park for the annual Miami-Dade Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Ceremony.
One year after two Miami-Dade police officers lost their lives in the line of duty, they were honored in a special ceremony at Miami-Dade Police headquarters and the widow of officer is speaking out for the first time about her husband and the shooting.
Amanda Haworth’s father describes her as a “good cop” who “wanted to put the bad guys away.” Her step-mother described the fallen Miami-Dade officer as an “inspiration.”
Friday marks the one year anniversary in the deaths of two Miami-Dade police officers who were shot and killed on the day they served a murder warrant.
Miami-Dade Police, who are working hard to make streets a little safer this holiday season, took part in a narcotics bust in Northwest Miami-Dade but that’s not all.
Miami-Dade Police Director James Loftus took time Wednesday to honor those who quietly serve the community without recognition; the medical staff at the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Hundreds of South Florida police officers, their families and supporters fired up their rides and rode across the county for a good cause on Sunday.
Running toward the gunfire, Miami Dade Police Detective Oscar Plasencia turned the corner of a Liberty City duplex and found himself only a few yards from Johnny Simms – a wanted fugitive who had just shot and killed Plasencia’s two partners, Amanda Haworth and Roger Castillo.
It was an emotional and inspirational service at Miami-Dade’s Tropical Park on Thursday morning as the county’s police department officially renamed a section of SW 56th Street for two officers who died in the line of duty earlier this year.