Robert Sabater

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Service Record

Agency: Miami Beach Florida Police Department
Rank: Officer
Last Known Status: Suspended with pay[1]

Incident Reports

2021 Beating of Khalid Vaughn

Sabater charged at Vaughn, tackling him to the floor and repeatedly punching him.

Response Timeline

July 26, 2021, Chief Clements relieved Rivas of duty (with pay).[1]

Aug 2, 2021, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced first-degree misdemeanor battery charges against the five officers involved.[2]

Sept 9, 2021, the five officers were arraigned and charged with misdemeanor battery.[3]

On April 11, 2022, Vaughn filed a lawsuit against the city, Clements, Sabater, and other officers, claiming civil rights violations.[4]

In September 2022, the city planned to vote to approve a $119,000 settlement with Vaughn.[5]