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Birth of the Dade County Department. Young f. Gray named first Sheriff of the department.
Spanish - American War affects Miami
Father and Daughter Murdered
Dora Suggs Murder
Chief Hardee- Miami's 1st Chief
Promotions in the department
Clarence Daly was hung for the rape of an elderly woman .
First white man hung in Dade County.
FIRST MIAMI OFFICER SLAIN
Officer John R. Riblet died in a shoot-out with Bob Ashley, a member of the notorious Ashley Gang
Black Officers Hired
5 Black Officers Sworn In.
FIrst Black Precinct In Miami
police precinct to provide a station house for black policemen and a courtroom for black judges in which to adjudicate black defendants.
Sniffing moonshine whiskey in the line of duty gave Captain Raymond Brock, of the Miami Police Department, an early retirement
Captain Bill Nolle, Commander of Black Precinct Shot.
BOMBINGS OF MIAMI JEWISH LEADERS
A series of bombs targeted Jewish businesses and homes in Miami .
THE INSPECTOR'S LAST CAPER
Napier was sentenced to seven years in federal prison for Conspiracy to import and sell 225,000 lbs of marijuana in a Jamaica- to- New York crime connection.
two black males hi-hijacked a Chalk's Flying Service Grumman 73 from the MacArthur Causeway dock. Headed for cuba.
Miami-Dade officers Sheriff’s dept chased and beat a man who later died. The Case was the cause of later riots in Miami.
BLACK CHIEF'S OF Police
Clarence Dickson made history once again when he was appointed the first Black chief of police
FREAK ACCIDENT KILLS OFFICER SANTIAGO
Officer Carlos Santiago, 47, a 13 year veteran of MPD, was killed when he fell thru an open bridge over the Miami River.
City is filed with cuban refuges.
Most of them convicted criminals in castro regime. Caused the rise on violence in the 80s.
Great Depression Era
Layoffs in the police department.
War on Drugs in the city
Police and the community. effort to improve relationships with community that often failed.
New time period
New time period
HEROS program put in place
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