Homestead Police Department

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    Did Otis Wallace's Son Threaten To Kill His Girlfriend and Get Away With It?

    Last month, Otis Wallace was once again elected mayor of Florida City. It wasn't close. The reigning mayor won a whopping 71 percent of the votes cast in the small agrarian town south of Miami. Wallace has now been in office for 30 years, surviving hurricanes, the arrest of several of his employees, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Homestead Cop Fired For Asking Woman In Handcuffs To Show Him Her Breasts

    What the hell is going on in the Homestead Police Department? A couple months ago, three Homestead cops were charged by prosecutors after beating and macing people outside a nightclub -- a series of assaults caught on surveillance video.Now, another HPD officer has been canned after investigators sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Massive Police Sting Nets 2,369 Pounds of Pot Worth $9.4 Million

    A massive sting on Wednesday uncovered 49 hydroponic labs in Miami-Dade and put 42 people behind bars. The pot is believed to have a street value of $9.2 million. Police also found 11 grams of cocaine, 40 grams of processed marijuana, 126 Oxycontin pills, an Audi, and $9,562 in cash.The sting, known ... More >>

  • News

    March 3, 2005

    Ags to Riches

    Can rural Homestead find deliverance from rampaging developer Steve Shiver?

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    A Public Servant Goes Public

    She ran her department like a pro, but she possessed one thing Alex Penelas and Steve Shiver couldn't tolerate: Integrity

  • News

    October 5, 1994

    Labor of Gloves

    No one thinks much of the Mexican boxers who fight out of Homestead. But that's nothing new to Johnny Torres. When he was a fighter, no one thought much of him, either.

  • News

    November 13, 1991