| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:03 AM
Broward's Judicial Nominating Commission sent the names of six lawyers for Gov. Rick Scott to consider to replace former Broward County Judge Gisele Pollack.
The commission, which consists of nine members, met with 18 candidates on Tuesday and...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 2:48 PM
Defense attorneys, a Pembroke Pines police officer and a reporter were among the victims of a public records debacle at the Hollywood Police Department that resulted from two high-ranking officers deleting Internal Affairs files.
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:11 PM
A town hall meeting might not be enough to dispel a community's distrust of police.
But it's a good start, city officials say.
"Nationally we know what's going on," Hallandale Beach Chief Dwayne Flournoy said Thursday night during a forum aimed at...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:27 PM
— This city will not be another Ferguson, police officials here say.
To help forge trust within the minority community, Police Chief Dwayne Flournoy plans to hold a series of town hall meetings where people can ask questions about police conduct...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 11:57 AM
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...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 11:11 AM
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...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:54 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:03 PM
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 ...