MIAMI (CBSMiami) – City of Miami manager Art Noriega confirms he has received and reviewed the action plan he requested from Police Chief Art Acevedo.
Noriega says he asked the chief for additional information on some parts of his report.READ MORE: COVID uptick being felt across South Florida as CDC recommends taking added precautions
The chief’s plan includes an initiative to reduce gun violence, a crackdown on businesses illegally selling and serving alcohol, assistance for homeless people, and plans for greater accountability within the police department.READ MORE: Gov. Ron DeSantis to sign off on housing money
The chief acknowledged that he’s ruffled a few feathers and says he’s adjusting his style, but reminded the city manager that he and the mayor thoroughly discussed Acevedo’s leadership style with Acevedo prior to him being hired.MORE NEWS: Second Suspected Case Of Monkeypox In Broward Under Investigation
Mayor Francis Suarez tells CBS 4 News he has confidence the city manager will navigate the friction between the police chief and the commission in a productive and practical way.