Miami-Dade police have identified 19-year old Jonathan Gilbert, known on the street as J-Rock, as the person who fired at two of the agency's Robbery Intervention Detail (RID) officers Tuesday afternoon. More Here.
Police responded early Friday morning to a home in Northeast Miami-Dade, Fla., where two marked police cars parked in the driveway were apparently deliberately set on fire, bringing the count up to at least four incidents of area police cruisers being vandalized this year. More Here.
What's keeping law enforcement's unmanned aircraft on the ground is a combination of convoluted regulations and the public's belief that allowing officers to use these little aircraft will violate their civil rights and invade their privacy.
A marijuana grow house's surveillance cameras captured a shootout with Miami-Dade PD detectives who fatally shot one of the suspects. Warning: Video contains graphic content. Read the full story here.
After retiring its venerable Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, Ford offered law enforcement agencies two choices—the Police Interceptor sedan and P.I. Utility. The P.I. Utility has caught on with highway patrol agencies for its increased cargo capacity and rear-end crash rating. View our gallery of in-service Ford P.I. Utility vehicles, and then read "The New Recruits: In-Service Cop Cars" for detailed stories of agencies using them. Photos provided by the respective agencies unless otherwise noted.
Three Miami-Dade Police officers have been fired, after an internal affairs investigation found them avoiding dispatch calls. The officers spent the time shopping, meeting a girlfriend, and drinking coffee. Read the full story here.