Less than forty eight hours ago, Miami Gardens Police Chief Stephen E. Johnson was at the top of his game. He had a great job, a beautiful wife, a family, and a brand new $548,000.00 home in Davie.
After leaving his position as the scandal-plagued City Manager for North Miami, Stephen Johnson finally got the chance to reinvent himself and get back into police work.
When the Miami Gardens Police Department had a vacancy for the top job after Chief Matthew Boyd retired, Johnson applied and got the position. “He was hired last April as the Miami Gardens Police Chief at a time when city leaders wanted to improve the department’s image amid complaints against the department of racial profiling,” according to a report by the Sun-Sentinel.
Johnson got out of North Miami as fast as he could. Continue reading