Miami City Police Department http://wlrn.org en The Police's Police Might Need Their Own Policing http://wlrn.org/post/polices-police-might-need-their-own-policing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami’s Civilian Investigative Panel is in charge of policing the police, but the 12-year-old agency is having internal problems. The panel is in charge of reviewing the Miami Police Department's use of force, especially in cases of high-profile police shootings.</span></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 20:00:38 +0000 Wilson Sayre 31963 at http://wlrn.org The Police's Police Might Need Their Own Policing Why The City Of Miami Finds It Hard To Hire New Cops http://wlrn.org/post/why-city-miami-finds-it-hard-hire-new-cops <p></p><p>The Miami City Police Department is having trouble hiring new police officers.</p><p>The city's police department has had its share of recent challenges: criticism over the number of civilian deaths, questions about civil rights violations and ongoing monitoring by the U.S. Justice Department.</p><p>And city commissioners are worried.&nbsp;For the past three years, the police department has been operating with 40 to 100 fewer officers than what the city commission has budgeted. Currently, 1,100 of 1,144 police positions are filled.</p><p><strong>The Problem</strong></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:30:44 +0000 Wilson Sayre 20650 at http://wlrn.org Why The City Of Miami Finds It Hard To Hire New Cops