Adam Tavvs, the former Miami Beach cop who was involved in two fatal and questionable shootings within four days back in the summer of 2009, has found himself on the wrong side of the law once again. Tavvs was arrested in Doral over the weekend and charged with battery and false imprisonment. Tav ... More >>
via Miami Dade CorrectionsAdam Tavss, post-arrest.Adam Tavss's short career as a police officer is long gone after getting caught running a marijuana grow house out of his basement. But Tavss didn't break the law by shooting and killing an unarmed tourist on Washington Avenue in 2009, the State A ... More >>
Illustration by Pat KinsellaLet's start this list with a caveat: In the 305, the vast majority of police officers are decent men and women risking their lives to protect America's craziest county. It's not a job most of us could do, and we salute them for it. Really.But it's also true that when c ... More >>
Kill a couple guys, get caught running a growhouse, no jail time: Pays to be an (ex) cop!Lady Justice hasn't exactly been harsh to Adam Tavss, no matter how badly he messes up. When the Miami Beach cop was caught with drugs in his system last year -- months after he shot and killed two different ... More >>
In March, we published a feature about the Miami Beach Police Department, detailing how more than 50 percent of the force earns at least six figures a year and profiling the myriad legal problems involving Beach cops. (You can read it here.)
We've also reported extensively about former Office ... More >>
Adam Tavss, a former Miami Beach Police Department officer under investigation for gunning down two men in four days last summer, was arrested last night after police found a "fully operational" marijuana grow lab in his house with dozens of plants.Acting on a tip, Miami Dade police raided Tavss' ho ... More >>
Kill two men in four days under questionable circumstances. Get caught with drugs in your system and suspended from work.
Walk away from it all with $17,242.46.
Not a bad deal, right?
That's exactly how much Adam Tavss, the former Miami Beach cop, earned from taxpayers when he quietly resign ... More >>