| 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 ...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:10 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:39 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:01 PM
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...