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Hate Crimes Remain Low Across The State

Hate crimes in the state continue to remain at their lowest numbers since Florida began tracking them two decades ago.

CBS4–12/27/2011

(Photo Credit: BSO) Three men, wearing swim trunks, broke into Northeast High School in Oakland Park, went swimming and vandalized the school.

Swimming Trio Caught On Camera Vandalizing High School

The Broward Sheriff’s Office would like your help to find three vandals whose unusual crime spree was caught on camera at a South Florida high school.

CBS4–10/05/2011

Copper wire, a popular item being stolen in South Florida

Miami-Dade Cracks Down On Copper Wire Crooks

Miami-Dade County has taken another big step in its crackdown on copper wire thefts and street light vandalism which have left South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark.

CBS4–10/05/2011

Copper wire, a popular item being stolen in South Florida

Miami-Dade County Creates Copper Wire Crook Task Force

Miami-Dade County is cracking down on copper wire thefts and street light vandalism which have left South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark. A Miami-Dade Public Safety Commission voted Tuesday to create a task force on scrap metal and copper wire theft.

CBS4–09/13/2011

Copper wire, a popular item being stolen in South Florida

Miami-Dade County Proposes Copper Wire Task Force To Combat Thefts

Copper thefts are leaving South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark. So far this year on Miami-Dade County streets alone, nearly 300 streetlights have been broken, vandalized by thieves trying to get at the copper wire inside.

CBS4–09/01/2011

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Vandalism At NE Miami-Dade Charter School Stuns Teachers

Vandals swept through a charter school this weekend in what was a disturbing and particularly vicious act of vandalism.

CBS4–08/29/2011

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Miami Using High Tech Way To Battle Graffiti

There is a new way one South Florida city is fighting one of the hardest forms of vandalism to stop- graffiti.

CBS Miami–05/11/2011

Local law enforcement members and CBS4s Project Broken Window are working together. Police officers are taking calls at the phone bank. Source: CBS4

Experts Answer Crime Questions In First “Broken Window” Phone Bank

If you’ve ever wondered how to get help making you neighborhood better, safer, and more free of crime, you might want to consider asking a cop, Wednesday, CBS4 and some South Florida police departments are giving you a chance as police officers take your phone calls as part of Project Broken Window.

CBS4–04/20/2011

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CBS4 Begins Project Broken Window

WFOR-TV/CBS4 has launched “Project Broken Window,” named after the theory that urban crime often spreads in neighborhoods and urban environments where brolken windows, blight and disrepair are found.

CBS4–02/11/2011

Several of the gigantic pink snails that were installed on Miami Beach have been vandalized with spray paint. (Photo credit: C.W. Griffin/Miami Herald)

Snails Under Attack On South Beach

The snails are under attack. Those giant pink snails put on display on South Beach have been vandalized and police are looking for the culprits who are targeting the recycled plastic gastropods.

CBS4–12/07/2010

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