North Bay Village boasts a long tradition of colorful characters, controversy, and power grabs. In the Sixties the small community on Biscayne Bay was a favorite meeting place for organized-crime figures. In the Eighties its police department was regarded as a haven for rogue cops even before three of its members were convicted of selling protection to an FBI agent posing as a drug smuggler. Make no mistake, North Bay Village has earned its reputation for civic corruption and... More >>>