Hialeah Police Department

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Hialeah Police Department
Agency overview
Annual budget38.8 Million
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionHialeah, Florida, U.S.
Miami-Dade County Florida Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Hialeah Highlighted.svg
Map of Hialeah Police Department's jurisdiction.
Size23 square miles (60 km2)
Population217,141 (2006)
General nature
Headquarters5555 E. 8 Avenue, Hialeah, FL

Police Officers300
Agency executive
Hialeah Police Department

The Hialeah Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency serving the City of Hialeah, Florida. Their jurisdiction lies within the actual city limits of Hialeah, but have mutual aid agreements with neighboring police departments, most importantly the county-wide Miami-Dade Police Department.

As of 2010, the Hialeah Police Department is the 89th largest Police Department in the United States[1]

The current Chief of Police is Chief Sergio Velazquez.


Breakdown of the makeup of the rank and file of the Hialeah Police Department[2]

  • Male: 89%
  • Female: 11%
  • Hispanic: 63%
  • African-American/Black: 7%
  • White: 29%

Officers killed in the line of duty[edit]

Since the establishment of the Hialeah Police Department, three officers have died in the line of duty.[3]

Officer Date of Death Details
Officer Hugo Becker
Saturday, June 25, 1966
Automobile Accident
Officer Emilio Miyares
Thursday, November 6, 1986
Sergeant Pedro Cainas
Thursday, November 19, 1992


  1. ^ Law Enforcement Officers Per Capita for Cities, Local Departments
  2. ^ Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics, 2000: Data for Individual State and Local Agencies with 100 or More Officers
  3. ^ "The Officer Down Memorial Page".

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