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.
The city of Miami Gardens is facing a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by 10 citizens who claim that its police officers, for years, have ... practiced a pattern of unconstitutional stop-and-frisks, searches, seizure and arrests in violation of the Fourth Amendment.
Miami-Dade police are investigating a fatal shooting in Opa-locka, just blocks from city hall.
Miami GardensThe Miami Herald , Dec 2
Mayor Oliver Gilbert, a former prosecutor, says better relations between police and community could help fight crime.
From South Florida Blogs & Websites
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' [...]
Phin Phanatic, Dec. 1, 2013
Aug 29, 2013; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins running back Mike Gillislee (35) runs the ball against the New Orleans Saints in the second quarter at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports
The Miami Dolphins lost Daniel Thomas last week and now as a result, Mike [...]
Blogging Black Miami: THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS RELEASES A STATEMENT ON THE ISSUES SURROUNDING THE POLICE DEPARTMENTBlogging Black Miami, Nov. 29, 2013Number of comments: 0
Cameron D. Benson, City Manager for the City of Miami Gardens, has released the following statement regarding the current issues that confront the Police Department:Benson
?The City of Miami Gardens is committed to the safety and welfare of all residents, businesses and patrons that visit our City. Throughout our 10-year [...]
Phin Phanatic, Nov. 29, 2013Number of comments: 3
Nov 24, 2013; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace (11) stiff arms Carolina Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn (41) in the second half of a game at Sun Life Stadium. The Panthers won 20-16. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports