Jim DeFede devoted the entire half-hour to explore the recent uptick in gun violence across Miami-Dade, specifically the mass shooting at a banquet hall in northwest Miami-Dade.
He explored the role social media plays in these incidents.READ MORE: South Florida Author Brad Meltzer ‘Heartbroken’ After Pennsylvania School Board Banned 2 Of His Books About MLK & Rosa Parks
DeFede also took a look at a state senator’s push to give law enforcement more power to address the gun violence issue.
He also examined why the plan wasn’t popular with Democrats or Republicans.
And finally, he explored how you get members of the community to start talking, to help take shooters off the streets.
GUESTS: Miami-Dade Police Director Alfredo “Freddy” RamirezREAD MORE: CBS4 Nat Moore Trophy Profile: Monsignor Pace Defensive Lineman Shemar Stewart
State Sen. Jason Pizzo, D-FL District 28
Ruban Roberts, Miami-Dade NAACP
Hilton Napoleon II, Attorney with Parents of Murdered Kids
Watch Part 1 in the video player above.MORE NEWS: Collins Park Garage In Miami Beach Achieves Leadership In Energy And Environmental Design Gold Certification
Watch Part 2 in the video player below.