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In Wake Of Ferguson, Miami-Dade Mayor Wants ‘A Camera On Every Police Officer’

By Douglas Hanks, The Miami Herald MIAMI — In the wake of national outrage over alleged police misconduct in Ferguson, Mo., Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Thursday vowed to make “body cameras” mandatory for all county patrol officers. His proposed budget calls for purchasing 500 of the mini cameras, enough to outfit about half of […]

August 22, 2014

Cop Gets Job Back After Blaming Failed Cocaine Test On Sex-Aid Cream

By David Ovalle, The Miami Herald MIAMI — After Miami Beach Police Detective Reinaldo Casas tested positive for cocaine, he insisted that the drug had been unwittingly absorbed into his blood through an erection-enhancing cream he applied to his genitals. His defense worked. An arbitrator this week ordered Casas, who was fired last year because […]

July 31, 2014

Ex-Miami Beach Cop Gets 18 Months In ATV Joyride Case

By David Ovalle, The Miami Herald MIAMI — Derick Kuilan, the ex-Miami Beach cop convicted of running over two beach-goers during a joyride on a police all-terrain vehicle, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Thursday. “Many people will have to live with the consequences of your actions,” Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Marisa Tinkler Mendez […]

July 10, 2014