Sergeant Pedro Antonio "Pete" Cainas

Sergeant Pedro Antonio "Pete" Cainas

Hialeah Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, November 19, 1992

Pedro Antonio "Pete" Cainas

Sergeant Pedro Cainas succumbed was shot and killed after responding to a dispute between two neighbors in an apartment building at 1655 West 44 Place.

He spoke to the complainant and then attempted to make contact with the other subject by knocking on his door. After approximately two minutes the subject fired a shot through the door, striking Sergeant Cainas in the back of the head.

The man was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 25 years in prison.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, November 13, 1992
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 25 years

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Today, Sergeant Cainas I visited your grave. Rest in peace your valor won't be forgotten.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 25, 2016

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