08/16/2012 12:05 pm ET Updated Oct 16, 2012

Popular Miami-Dade Police Director Jim Loftus To Retire Early

Miami-Dade Police Director Jim Loftus, a popular leader among the ranks of the department, is retiring early, the department confirmed Thursday.

The announcement came two days after voters reelected his boss, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez, himself an unpopular figure within the police department.

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