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Miami Police Department Controversial Capt. Javier Ortiz Suspended for the Third Time

How many times can a Miami Police Department (MPD) officer get suspended and keep coming back? Twice? Perhaps he has nine lives like a cat? MPD’s most conflict-prone cop, former Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) union president Capt. Javier Ortiz, has been suspended with pay for a third time, pending an Internal Affairs (IA) investigation, […]

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Miami Commissioner Joe Carollo Sponsors “Adopt-A-Homeless Person” Resolution

During a Miami City Commission meeting on October 14, commissioners voted on a controversial ordinance sponsored by Commissioner Joe Carollo that aims to ban homeless encampments, such as tents and other temporary living structures, on public property and in entryways throughout the city. Carollo, who is up for re-election of his District 3 seat on November 2, interjected at […]