North Miami Police Chief Leonard Burgess
North Miami Police Chief Leonard Burgess City of North Miami
North Miami Police Chief Leonard Burgess City of North Miami

North Miami police chief to resign after two years as top cop

May 02, 2016 02:46 PM

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  • Driver tries to run over officers during weekly community bike ride

    On November 2, 2017, the North Miami Police Department was conducting their weekly community bike ride, when officers noticed a suspicious vehicle at the rear of the apartment complex, located at 12990 NE 6 Avenue. As the officers approached the stopped vehicle, the driver put the vehicle in reverse and then accelerated forward and the driver attempted to drive over the officers. The driver continued at a high rate of speed through the driveway, running over one of the officer’s bicycles. The officers jumped out of the vehicle's path to avoid struck.