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.
CBS4's Michelle Gillen Revisits The Forgotten FloorA rare look into a world of inmates with mental illness where advocates say lives are at risk. CBS4’s Michele Gillen takes us back inside the Forgotten Floor.
Fla. Supreme Court Allows Public Defenders To Pull Out Of CasesDescribing what it called a "damning indictment" of representation for poor criminal defendants, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Miami-Dade County public defender's office could withdraw from a large chunk of felony cases because of excessive workloads.
Miami-Dade Public Defender Celebrating Impressive Weight LossMiami-Dade Public Defender Carlos Martinez keeps a size 52 portly suit in his office as a reminder of what he once looked like.