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  • Alguacil promete investigación tras video en que policía arrastra por el piso a una incapacitada

    Alguacil promete investigación tras video en que policía arrastra por el piso a una incapacitada
    Un veterano oficial de la oficina del Alguacil de Broward (BSO) que arrastró a una mujer con discapacidad mental a lo largo de un pasillo de la corte desde la cadena que ataba sus pies, fue puesto en asignación restringida. Christopher Johnson, quien...
  • Hallandale hosts forum Thursday to hear concerns about police

    Hallandale hosts forum Thursday to hear concerns about police
    City Commissioner Anthony Sanders says he's no cop hater. But he knows people who are. It's those folks the city hopes to reach with its first police forum at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Hallandale Beach Cultural Center, 410 SE Third St. "We know what's...
  • Mayo: Disturbing cop videos a slap to decency

    Mayo: Disturbing cop videos a slap to decency
    A Fort Lauderdale cop slaps a homeless man seated on the ground. A Broward Sheriff's courthouse deputy drags a mentally ill woman by her ankle shackles through a hallway. Taken together, it's a pretty horrific one-two combo. In my mind, it is bad policing...
  • Broward deputy drags cuffed woman through courthouse hallway by her feet

    Broward deputy drags cuffed woman through courthouse hallway by her feet
    A veteran Broward Sheriff's deputy who dragged a mentally incompetent woman through a courthouse hallway by the shackles around her ankles is now on restricted duty. Christopher Johnson, who joined the department in 1988, will not have contact with...
  • Why no sex offender tag for guilty cop?

    Why no sex offender tag for guilty cop?
    In March 2009, soon after he was named Employee of the Year for his district and five months before multiple sexual assault charges were brought against him, openly gay Broward Sheriff's deputy Jonathan Bleiwess told the South Florida Blade newspaper that...
  • Broward judiciary getting needed cleaning

    Broward judiciary getting needed cleaning
    The firing of one of Broward County's DUI judges by the Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission is a start to cleaning up a Broward bench that has become a national embarrassment. The recent New York Times front-page story "Here Comes the Judge in...
  • Ex-Broward judge finds new job with public defender

    Ex-Broward judge finds new job with public defender
    Gisele Pollack got her old job back, just not the one she originally wanted. Pollack, who resigned Jan. 6 before the Florida Supreme Court could remove her from the Broward County Court bench, is returning to the job she held before she became a judge &#...
  • Mayo: Gay marriage pulls all-nighter in South Florida

    Mayo: Gay marriage pulls all-nighter in South Florida
    They met at a charity bike ride for AIDS nearly 15 years ago, a 275-mile journey from Orlando to Hollywood that led them to this place they never expected. So here they were, past 4 a.m. on Tuesday, the last couple in line waiting to get their...
  • Broward Judge Imperato 'devastated' by DUI, reckless driving convictions

    Broward Judge Imperato 'devastated' by DUI, reckless driving convictions
    In her 12 years as a Broward County circuit judge, Cynthia Imperato has heard numerous jury verdicts. But for the first time, Friday the verdict was about her. And it was one that left her "devastated." After a three-day trial, a Palm Beach County...
  • Mayo: Broken jail bond system needs fixing

    Mayo: Broken jail bond system needs fixing
    You would think a repeat violent criminal who finished his latest lengthy prison term this year would have to appear before a living, breathing judge to be freed from jail if he was arrested again. You'd be wrong. Two days before Gregory B. Moore...
  • Broward court administration moving to resolve feud

    A simmering feud between the Broward Public Defender's Office and the judge who runs the county's first appearance court may soon result in changes to how certain homeless defendants are treated by the justice system, Chief Judge Peter Weinstein said...