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Ferguson's New Police Chief: ‘I’ve Been Training For Ferguson My Entire Life’

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Miami police veteran Delrish Moss was sworn in Monday as Ferguson's first black permanent police chief in a ceremony witnessed by doz...

Miami Police Nailed With DOJ Monitoring For Excessive Force, Police Union Fights Beyonce as Distraction

Grant Stern | Posted 02.22.2016 | Miami
Grant Stern

The City of Miami is set to ratify a federal monitoring agreement with the US Department of Justice, which will run for the next 4 years covering its ...

Black People Ticketed For Not Wearing Seat Belts In Florida Twice As Often As Whites

The Huffington Post | Tyler Tynes | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

Black people in Florida are being stopped and ticketed for minor seat belt violations nearly twice as often as white people statewide and up to four t...

The Slaughter Continues: 176 Civilians Killed by Police so Far in 2015

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

One-hundred-seventy-six civilians were killed by police in January and February, according to news clippings collected by Of course, the greatest outrage of all is that no one really knows how many people are killed by police annually.

Florida City's Stop And Frisk Nabs Thousands of Kids, Finds 5-Year-Olds ‘Suspicious'

Fusion | Posted 05.29.2014 | Miami

In the summer of 2010, a young black man was stopped and questioned by police on the streets of Miami Gardens, Florida. According to the report filled...

Report: 'The First 48' Makes Millions Off Imprisoning Innocents

Miami New Times | Terrance McCoy | Posted 01.14.2014 | Miami

No one thought twice about the gunshots. It was just before midnight on NW 77th Street in Little Haiti. At that time of night, neighbors would later t...

Multiple Cops Injured In Shootings

WSVN | Posted 02.09.2014 | Miami

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- A Miami-Dade police officer has been hospitalized after reportedly being shot by a subject accused of stealing a ...

Family: Police Raid On Wrong House Scared Man To Death

Posted 09.04.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- A Brownsville man's death during a July police raid is now under investigation after questions have been raised about whether officers had th...

Did Police Scare Man To Death?

The Miami Herald | David Ovalle | Posted 11.03.2013 | Miami

There are many things that are in dispute about the July night gang task force detectives raided the Brownsville home of three Miami brothers....

Our State's 'Weird, Backwards, And Even Criminal' Cops

The Atlantic Cities | Mike Riggs | Posted 10.23.2013 | Miami

Florida criminals have a well-earned reputation as some of the strangest in the country, possibly the world. But as the Escambia County Sheriff's Depa...

Police Chief Asks Feds To Back Off

The Miami Herald | Patricia Mazzei | Posted 10.21.2013 | Miami

Arguing that the Miami Police Department has come a long way since a rash of deadly police-involved shootings, Chief Manuel Orosa has asked the U.S. D...

Candidate Blasted For Using Teen's Death In Campaign Ad

Posted 08.16.2013 | Miami

A campaign ad from Miami mayoral candidate Francis Suarez has raised the ire of the local police union. The image, which Suarez tweeted on Tuesday...

Letter From Miami

Michael Deibert | Posted 10.09.2013 | Miami
Michael Deibert

At about the time Miami Beach Police Department officers were fatally tasing 18-year-old artist and skateboarder Israel Hernandez-Llach, I was rising for the day in my apartment a few blocks away.

'Outbursts, Not Riots'

Sun Sentinel | Mike Clary and Adam Sacasa | Posted 09.11.2013 | Miami

With a verdict looming in the nationally televised trial over the killing of South Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, local community leaders are bracin...

Janie Campbell

Scathing 'Excessive Force' Report Blasts Miami Police -- AGAIN | Janie Campbell | Posted 07.09.2013 | Miami

WASHINGTON -- A federal investigation into a notorious string of shootings by Miami police has determined that the department "engaged in a pattern or...

What Happened To The Probe Of The Miami Police Department?

Miami Herald | Charles Rabin | Posted 08.17.2013 | Miami

More than 2½ years since Miami police shot and killed seven black men within seven months, and despite pleas for action from a congresswoman, the U.S...

PHOTOS: Eerie Scenes From 33 Years Ago In Miami

Posted 05.29.2013 | Miami

Thirty-three years ago this month, a three-day race riot exploded in Miami when a group of Miami-Dade Police officers were acquitted after being charg...

WATCH: Fight Breaks Out After Bystanders Rush Crime Scene

Posted 04.09.2013 | Miami

Police officers scuffled with several relatives who rushed the crime scene after a fatal shooting in Miami -- and one detective punched a man in the f...

Cops Arrested!

Miami Herald | Jay Weaver | Posted 05.07.2013 | Miami

Two Miami police officers were arrested Thursday morning in the first-ever federal case of identity theft and tax-refund fraud involving South Florida...

Cops Sued Over Ultra Beatdown

Posted 02.11.2013 | Miami

There are a million glowsticks at Miami's neon-clad Ultra Music Festival every March, but one never made it inside. Jesse Campodonico, a fitness t...

Huge Scandal Rocks Miami-Dade Police Department

Posted 04.07.2013 | Miami

An entire Miami-Dade Police squad in Kendall has been disciplined -- several of the officers, fired -- after what CBS Miami reports is one of the wors...

WATCH: Buyback Nets Sawed-Off AK-47

Posted 03.29.2013 | Miami

Miami's second gun buyback program of the month hauled in 79 firearms Saturday -- including an AK-47 assault rifle with a 40-round clip. There was...

WATCH: Where Are The Rocket Launchers, The AK-47s?

Posted 01.24.2013 | Miami

While record crowds queued up for the Southern Classic Gun & Knife Show in Miami on Saturday, the city's gun buyback program only saw a mediocre firea...

WATCH: Pregnant Woman Shot To Death

Posted 01.08.2013 | Miami

Miami police seek a suspect who fatally shot a pregnant woman in Liberty City Monday night. Shots rang out at 8 p.m. on Northwest 53rd Street and ...

Anonymous Letter: Sergeant Stole Cash And Drugs, Planted Baggy

Miami Herald | JAY WEAVER | Posted 03.10.2013 | Miami

Members of the Miami Police Department's drug-fighting squad turned against their boss, Sgt. Raul Iglesias, accusing him in an unsigned letter of "ste...