MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) is mourning the loss of one of their own.
Special Agent José Pérez, retired Deputy Chief of the Miami City Police, sadly passed away from his injuries 17 days after being hit by another driver.
“Our hearts are heavy as we mourn the loss of Agent Perez, who spent his entire life serving others in the United States military and more than 30 years in law enforcement. Our country, our state, our community and FDLE are better because of their commitment.”
On Sunday afternoon, Pérez will be honored in a full ceremonial procession in Miami, starting at Kendall Regional Hospital.
During the march, FDLE will be joined by officers from the City of Miami Police, Miami-Dade Police, Florida Highway Patrol, Capitol Police and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
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