The email went out to a group of Miami-Dade cops February 22, just a couple of weeks after they'd busted up Occupy Miami's downtown encampment. The subject line was in ominous military-speak: "Occupy Miami: Situational Awareness." Inside, an MDPD Homeland Security detective named Maritza Aschenbrenn ... More >>
Carlos Miller isn't shy about his M.O. -- he believes photographers have the right to photograph police on the job, and he's more than willing to get arrested to prove his point. So it's not necessarily a surprise that cops are well aware of the 305's most rabble-rousing photog. Yet there's still so ... More >>
courtesy of Carlos MillerThe Miami Dade cop who screamed for Miller's arrestLocal journalist Carlos Miller has a blog called Photography is Not a Crime. Apparently Miami-Dade police officers are not avid readers.County cops arrested Miller on Tuesday night as he was filming the Fuzz forcibly evacuat ... More >>
Law enforcement's attempts to muzzle the media help no one
Herald editors nix a photo-essay about girl gangs. Was it not a good story? Or was it not good news?