Lt. Archie McKay

Lt. Archie McKay served at the Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum and made a significant contribution in law enforcement in the City of Miami in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Special thanks to UM Student, Kelsey Tabor, who produced the...
Museum honors first black police officers

Museum honors first black police officers

MIAMI (WSVN) — As part of Black History Month, the City of Miami Black Police Precinct honored some officers who made history. On Thursday, the museum recognized the first five African-American police officers who patrolled the streets of Miami back in 1944. The...
Miami’s first Black cops remember “joy and pain”

Miami’s first Black cops remember “joy and pain”

Pinder leads colleagues in exposing youth to a proud legacy   Miami’s getaway resorts and pristine beaches may be one of the top choices for tourists today, but in years past, segregation kept both Black visitors and Black Miamians locked out. In fact, racial...