Miami-Dade Executives Unveil New Crime Solving Tool – CBS Miami
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami-Dade County on Tuesday unveiled new technology to help them solve crimes, and they are the first in the country to implement it.
âThese are the babies of our community,â Miami-Dade Police Director Freddy Ramirez said at a press conference.
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Angelo Guzman was only 14 years old. Jada Page was 8 years old. Elijah La France was 3 years old. And Carnell Williams was only 2 years old.
âIt was our babies who lost their lives due to senseless violence. And that’s why Operation Summer Heat became Community Shield. You know why? Because it gives the community a seat at the table, âsaid Ramirez.
He refers to the ministry’s new tool to help fight crime. Each card contains the victim’s photo, case number and a QR code. With just one scan, you have access to more details about the case and the ability to submit an anonymous advice.
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” It’s really unbelievable. It really is a breakthrough, âsaid Daniella Levine Cava, Miami-Dade County Mayor.
It’s a breakthrough for the community and hopefully an additional tool to help end these heartbreaking cases.
âIt really moved me and gave me chills because it’s actually something that can be transformational for our community,â said Mayor Cava.
Authorities hope the new cards will help bring justice to these families.
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Miami-Dade PD will work with local businesses to encourage them to display the cards.