Latest Police Review Panel: Give Controversial Miami Captain Job Back, Rescind Reprimands

Only six weeks after a police oversight panel recommended firing a controversial Miami police captain, another board tasked with recommending discipline in police cases reached the opposite conclusion.

Miami’s five-member Disciplinary Review Board unanimously disagreed with nine reprimands handed down to Miami Police Capt. Javier Ortiz by an internal affairs supervisor who investigated his off-duty work slips. The IA chief recommended that Ortiz be fired.

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