Miami-Dade Police Launching ‘Operation Summer Heat’ To Crackdown On Violent Crime – CBS Miami
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami-Dade Police Department is working with other top local law enforcement agencies to launch a new initiative called Operation Summer Heat, which will focus on strategic enforcement to curb violent crime in the county.
Miami-Dade Police Director Alfredo Ramirez kicks off Operation Summer Heat with a scheduled press conference Thursday afternoon with support from the Miami-Dade County Association of Police Chiefs of Police.
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“All law enforcement agencies have allocated homicide resources to provide high visibility, strategic enforcement and community presence seven days a week, all day,” Ramirez said on Wednesday. “We all share homicide information. We have to be strategic in these shootings. We know who these players are. You live on social media. We will track social media through cybercrime. We will pass on our information to our partners. “
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Operation Summer Heat has kicked off in the last few days amid an astonishing number of shootings in Miami.
A mass shooting of three masked suspects outside a banquet hall in northwest Miami-Dade left two dead and 21 injured, including three hospitalized in critical condition. Now a second vehicle should be involved.
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One person was killed and six others injured in a drive-by shootout on Friday May 28 outside a venue in the Wynwood area. Two people were injured in another shooting on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach on Monday evening. There were two arrests.