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Director Juan J. Perez (Appointed)



BA degree, organizational leadership, Saint Thomas University; AA degree, criminal justice, Miami-Dade College; FBI National Academy, 256th Session; graduate of Police Executive Leadership Institute; graduate of the FBI Leadership Counter-Terrorism.


Police officer, 1990; police detective, 1994; police sergeant, 1996; police lieutenant, 2006; police captain, 2009; police division chief, 2012; Deputy Director of Miami-Dade Police Department, 2013; appointed to acting director, 2015; appointed Director of Miami-Dade Police Department, February 2016.

"I am honored for the opportunity to serve the Miami-Dade County community. Together we make a difference. "
~ Director Juan J. Perez
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Honors and Affiliations 

President of Police Officer Assistant Trust; Dade County Police Benevolent Association (PBA); Commissioner of Commission for Florida Law Enforcement.