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Miami Officer Stabbed in Grapevine: ‘We’re Trained to Survive’

Serial rapist Alberto Morales stabbed Miami-Dade Police Department Det. Jaime Pardinas four times in a Grapevine parking lot before escaping, Pardinas told reporters in Miami today. It was also revealed that Morales was not handcuffed at the time of the attack, and that the two engaged in a hand-to-hand fight in the car before escaping. Morales led police on a four-day manhunt, and was shot and killed Feb. 15.

“This is what we do,” he said. “This is what I’ve dedicated my life to do. To protect the citizens of Dade County, and deliver the best job that I could possibly deliver. For me it was, ‘I’m not going out. I’m not going down.'”


  • mynameisbill

    His job was to protect the Dade County citizens, while putting those(citizens) in the DFW area in danger.

  • BradfordPearson

    Sorry about the autoplay, BTW. Can’t figure out how to fix it.

  • JSSS

    The guy wasn’t handcuffed? WTF? There are two Miami-Dade policemen that should be terminated posthaste.

  • Dubious Brother

    I don’t get why he wasn’t handcuffed – that seems to be antithesis to proper training. On the other hand, I am glad the cop that found him was trained properly in how to use a firearm.

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