January 10, 2014: Harold Cantres, 36, (left) and Jack Cantres, 20, (right) were arrested and charged with conspiring to smuggle marijuana into the Monroe County Detention Center. (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Father & Son Arrested For Trying To Smuggle Drugs Into Jail

Some people like to keep it all in the family, and that was the case for a duo arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into the Monroe County Detention Center.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

T.A. Buchanan being interviewed (Source: Paul Novack)

Exclusive: Buried Clues Surface In Death Of Dade’s Last Elected Sheriff

Dade County Sheriff Talmadge A. Buchanan is most famous for being the last elected Sheriff of Dade County. When he died 37-years ago, authorities claimed he was drunk, stumbled into a dark street, wearing dark clothing and was hit by an oncoming car.


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BSO Trains For Mass Casualty Event In S. Fla. School

Pompano Beach High School had the look and feel of a real-life crisis situation Friday morning with “armed men” on campus, “shots fired” and several students down. But in reality it was a drill honing skills in case a tragedy like this actually happened.

CBS Miami–04/26/2013

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BSO Preps For Worst After Boston Bombings

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel held a special briefing with members of his command staff Tuesday to discuss the security situation in the county in the wake of the Boston bombings.

CBS Miami–04/16/2013

New Broward Sheriff Scott Israel (Source: CBS4)

Broward County Has A New Sheriff

There’s been a sheriff shakeup in Broward County as Democrat Scott Israel defeated Republican Sheriff Al Lamberti in his re-election bid.


Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti

Israel Declares Victory Over Lamberti For Broward Sheriff

Broward County delivered the most stunning victory Tuesday night with Republican Sheriff Al Lamberti looking like he has been defeated in his bid for re-election by Democrat Scott Israel.

CBS Miami–11/06/2012

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M-D Commission Rejects Elected Police Director Position

A proposal from Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Joe Martinez to make the county’s top cop an elected position, rather than appointed by the mayor, has been voted down by fellow commissioners.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012

Chris Reyka

BSO Marks Anniversary Of Officer’s Unsolved Murder

Five years after Broward County Sheriff Sgt. Chris Reyka was gunned down, the trail to his killer was still cold.

CBS Miami–08/04/2012

Miami-Dade Police  (Source: CBS4)

Fla. Sheriffs Association Names First Female President

A South Florida native became the first female president of the Florida Sheriffs Association in the group’s 118-year history.

CBS Miami–08/01/2012

(Source: AP)

Brevard Deputy Formerly With Miami-Dade Police Shot On Duty

A Brevard County sheriff’s deputy who once worked for the Miami-Dade police department was shot and killed Tuesday when she attempted to investigate a report of a theft. 2 people were questioned in the shooting.