MDPD To Release More Records On Race And ArrestsFaced with criticism that a squad of officers may have been unfairly targeting blacks and charging them with minor offenses, Miami-Dade Police Director JD Patterson pledged to gather and release information on the racial and ethnic breakdown of the people his officer’s arrest across the county.
Race Matters: Town Hall Meeting On Policing In South DadeAs a result of our Race Matters Series, State Representative Kionne L. Mcghee from District 117 hosted a solution-driven discussion on policing in South Dade on Friday, May 29, 2015.
Race Matters: ACLU, NAACP, State Rep. ReactCiting a recent CBS4 News investigation, the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP is asking the county commission to form a task force to improve the way citizens can file complaints against the Miami-Dade police officers.
Race Matters, Day 3: “These Cases Have Very Serious Consequences” During its five-month investigation into the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Crime Suppression Team, CBS4 News reviewed every arrest the officers from the South District Station made in 2014.
Race Matters, Day 2: “It’s About Quality of Life”“A Saturation Detail.” In police parlance it is a term used to describe an operation in a particular neighborhood where officers blanket the area.
Race Matters, Part 1: "Tired Of Them Abusing Their Authority"On August 27th, a group of plain clothes Miami-Dade police officers pulled onto a dead-end street in South Dade and arrested three young black men after finding a single marijuana cigarette on the ground near where the trio was standing.