Miami GardensThe Miami Herald , Dec 11
Under fire over allegations that officers harassed and bullied patrons and employees of a convenience store, Miami Gardens Chief Matthew Boy... d has resigned.
Opa-lockaThe Miami Herald , Dec 11
City Commissioner Dorothy Johnson says the law could help make the city look neater.
Miami GardensThe Miami Herald , Dec 12
Council members discussed annexing new neighborhoods and a grant to improve public health,
MIAMI GARDENSThe Miami Herald , Dec 10
The NAACP wants a federal investigation into what it calls the systemic harassment of black citizens by the Miami Gardens Police Department.
Miami GardensThe Miami Herald , Dec 9
Michael Asia says he was beaten after he ran from three plainclothes Miami Gardens cops who didn’t identify themselves as police offi... cers
Opa-lockaThe Miami Herald , Dec 6
City Commissioner Timothy Holmes wants city attorney Joseph Geller replaced.
From South Florida Blogs & Websites
Riptide 2.0, Dec. 12, 2013
Just two days after the NAACP said the Miami Gardens Police Department might be committing "the most pervasive, most invasive, and most unjustified pattern of police harassment in the nation," th...Continue reading "Miami Gardens Police Chief Resigns After NAACP Outcry Over Racial Profiling, Bullying" > [...]
Naked Politics, Dec. 11, 2013
Miami Gardens Police Chief Matthew Boyd resigned Wednesday amid allegations that officers under his command have systematically committed civil rights violations.
Boyd, the city?s first and only police chief, had disputed the allegations, which were detailed two weeks ago in a story by the Miami Herald.
The story revealed that members [...]
Phin Phanatic, Dec. 11, 2013
Nov 17, 2013; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Randy Starks (94) celebrates their 20-16 win over the San Diego Chargers at Sun Life Stadium. Miami won 20-16. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
The Miami Dolphins’ Randy Starks has had his moments this year. He was none [...]
Naked Politics: NAACP: Dept. of Justice needs to investigate Miami Gardens PD harassment of citizensNaked Politics, Dec. 9, 2013
From a press release about the treatement of Miami Gardens residents at the hands of a police department as first reported in the Miami Herald.Who: Adora Obi Nweze, President of the NAACP Florida State Conference, NAACP National Board Member and President of the Miami Dade Branch; David Honig, Special Counsel [...]
JUSTICE BUILDING BLOG, Dec. 6, 2013Number of comments: 20
The Miami Dade State Attorneys Office (Motto: "nolle prosse unless you're poor or black") has declined to prosecute any officers from the Miami Gardens Police Department for their activities in harassing a Quikstop convenience stores customers and employees.
There is at least one federal civil rights lawsuit already filed' [...]