Suspended Police Chief
The Miami City Commission has voted 3-2 to terminate Miguel Exposito’s tenure as the Miami Police Chief. The vote came after more than 19 hours of debate over Exposito’s decision to demote officers in direct conflict with an order from Miami City Manager Johnny Martinez.
A marathon meeting that was supposed to end with a decision on the fate of suspended Miami police chief Miguel Exposito instead ended without any action early Saturday morning, after Miami commissioners decided after 15 hours of testimony and maneuvering, they were too tired to take action. Their decision could possibly violate Miami’s charter.
Friday’s Miami Commission meeting turned into a marathon event, clocking in at 15 hours…and counting.At midnight, commissioners were still in deep discussions the fate of suspended Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito.
Judge Barbara Areces denied a motion from suspended Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito to stop two Miami commissioners from voting on whether he should keep his job or be fired.
The City of Miami is looking for a new police chief as the suspended top cop fights to keep his job, but this search started long before Miguel Exposito’s suspension.
Days before the Miami Commission convenes to discuss the future of Miguel Exposito, the city’s suspended police chief has filed a suit to stop two of its members from having a vote.