Following Riptide's disclosure of a review that cited massive corruption in the Opa-locka police force -- including sex with prisoners before releasing them -- four employees have sued the city in federal court alleging they suffered retribution for being interviewed.A civilian crime analyst, Tamika ... More >>
via The Skoop DepotOpa-locka city manager Clarance Patterson.Just days after announcing that state authorities were investigating massive police corruption in his city, Opa-locka city manager Clarance Patterson has abruptly announced his resignation.
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via NowPublicState authorities are probing what could be the most significant police corruption in years in perpetually troubled Opa-locka.According to city memos obtained by Miami New Times and confirmed by manager Clarance Patterson, officers have told internal investigators that city cops: 1. ... More >>
If only Miami could recycle everything as faithfully as it does shady employeesWhen Miami's director of solid waste management quit earlier this summer, city officials were sent scrambling for a replacement. They quickly hired Fred Hobson, a former assistant director of solid waste who had retir ... More >>