A City Commissioner calling the chief of police to get out of a traffic ticket is that kind of trite, light public corruption people joke about, but you never actually hear anyone getting punished for it. Well today, the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics & Public Trust found probably cause th ... More >>
John Timoney, the former Miami Police Chief most notable for his violent handling of the FTAA Protests in 2003, is now packing his bags and heading to the Middle East. Bahrain's Interior Ministry has hired Timoney to handle training of police.The kingdom has decided it needs to reform its police ... More >>
Coming to your doorstep this weekend.It's no secret that cops aren't always welcome in some Miami neighborhoods. In Overtown, for example, the black community has been on-edge since last summer's police shooting of unarmed DeCarlos Moore. In the six months following, Miami PD killed six more blac ... More >>
Police Chief Carlos NoriegaThe American Civil Liberties Union of Florida has moved forward on their lawsuit against the city of Miami Beach by officially filing the suit in federal court today. The complaint stems from a 2009 incident in which Harold Strickland, an openly gay former resident of t ... More >>
I just love ethics questions, and lucky for me, there's an unending supply of morality dramas in the food biz. Like, for instance, is it ethical to put "grouper" on your menu when all you've got in the deep freezer is panga or swai, as dozens of restaurants in South Florida have been doing? (thank ... More >>
Ousted police chief leaves complaints in his wake.
Chief John Timoney refuses to testify about his free use of a Lexus SUV.
A murder-suicide left Hialeah Gardens in shock. There were warning signs.
Miami Police administrators dole out cold-hearted dating advice
When campus police tangle with football players at FIU, you can expect a punt
The police watchdog group's right to do its job is challenged
A town is gripped by bitter accusations, bogus arrests, rumors of violence, canine carnage, and general mayhem
Friends of Fidel, Miami Beach beatings, handgun chic
The Miami Herald ignited a firestorm over police spying and got burned in the process
Step by step, things are returning to normal
Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon
Commissioner Dorrin Rolle feels threatened. So he's constantly guarded.
Golden Beach's problem cop struggles to make a career
Greg Poyser wanted to be a policeman so bad, he couldn't even lie about his crimes
Free cops for your next event? Dorrin Rolle says yes.
Pepe Cancio faced big trouble on his first day as a county commissioner, but no one likes trouble
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of hip-hopness
A combative civic activist dies mysteriously. Was it the fates or was it foul play?
Top Cop Talks Shop: Yes, we've emerged from the dark ages, but can't we just skip over that part?
In which a top-ranking officer confirms some of your worst fears
Following death threats to alleged rape victim Bridget Garcia, two police departments open new investigations
Miami-Dade cop William Oertwig has paid for refusing to issue traffic tickets
After years of popularity, a financial scandal threatens the reign of City Manager Donald Warshaw
Officer of the Year
Hialeah police chief Rolando Bolanos has two sons on the force. Both are being investigated for violent behavior.
Drunk drivers are getting away with it these days, thanks to peevish Miami-Dade cops
He's young. He's politically naive. He's Miami's newest commissioner, Joe Sanchez.
Once a paragon of tolerance, the city of South Miami has become a hotbed of hate
A landmark court case could force cops to jail any man who violates a domestic violence injunction. Period.
Faced with evidence their cop shop is in disarray, town fathers practice some first-rate denial
Six months after its debut, the county's scheme to keep teens out of nighttime trouble gets mixed reviews
Was Miami police officer Darrell Nichols just doing his job, or was he protecting his landlord?
What kind of world do we live in when a poor soul can't even own a jet ski without fear of losing it to thieves and brigands?
What do you call it when an off-duty police officer yanks an unsuspecting motorist from her vehicle? Real life.
Now Leave. The police chief is under investigation. The village manager is in denial. The residents don't care to comment. And you can't afford to live there.
Nine months after he seized and erased a private citizen's video cassette, a Coral Gables lawman finally feels the heat