After learning her brother hadn't shown up for work at the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department for several days, Kathy Kavalin called Miami Police to report him missing. She didn't know he'd been dead for more than a week.Read More
The strip search played out in broad daylight on a sidewalk near Mana Wynwood: As Wendy Matute screamed for help on the ground, two male Miami Police officers held her arms down while a female officer held her legs apart.Read More
BodyRx, an anti-aging clinic that offers testosterone and other hormone treatments, fills an unassuming office on the ground floor of a Coral Gables apartment complex.Read More
James “Michael” Montgomery thought he was going to get hit when a Miami cop pulled in front of his scooter at a busy intersection and tried to make a left turn, despite a sign indicating left turns weren’t allowed.Read More
Vision Statement: To be a model civilian oversight agency, focused on enhancing the culture of policing in the community through professionalism and police-community partnerships built on openness, equity, trust and accountability.
Mission Statement: The Civilian Investigative Panel serves the public and police by providing fair and impartial assessments regarding concerns about sworn police officers. The CIP provides a truthful balanced judgment of issues and complaints and provides a safe, open environment to express grievances, concerns and solutions. The facts are assessed by community members in order to reflect the values of the community, improve understanding and public safety.