Sgt. Javier Ortiz
A search warrant released following the arrest of Tiniko Thompson, accused of killing her boyfriend Carl Patrick, a City of Miami police officer, is giving a glimpse into the violent details that led to her arrest.
The arrest of the girlfriend of a Miami Police officer who was found dead in his Pembroke Pines home has hit the law enforcement community hard and left some questions unanswered.
The Miami cop who touched off an inter-departmental police feud after he was pulled over by a trooper for hitting up to 120 mph as he sped to an off-duty job in his patrol car can avoid time in jail if he accepts a plea on a charge of reckless driving, according to an offer made in court Monday.
New radio transmissions shed light on the exchange between a Florida Highway Patrol trooper and an off-duty City of Miami officer after the officer was pulled over last month for speeding on the turnpike.
Some Miami police officers are furious that a Florida state trooper took a Miami cop down at gunpoint and put him in handcuffs after a high speed chase through Broward County.
A Miami Police officer is under fire, accused of abusing his power on the streets. Former University of Miami football star turned pro, Jonathan Vilma recently filed a complaint against Sgt. Javier Ortiz, who is also the vice president of the Fraternal Order of Police.