ISSUES: M-D 7th in Police-Involved Killings

The latest statistics show Miami-Dade County ranks 7th nationwide in most deaths involving police officers. 14 people, all men, have been killed in Miami-Dade in 2015 as a result of confrontations with police. According to the database maintained by The Guardian, half of the deaths involved the Miami-Dade Police Department, followed by the City of Miami, which is said to be responsible for three. What can be done to create real change in our community?

Cristina Beamud, City of Miami Civilian Investigative Panel