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Police Officer Emilio Fidel Miyares | Hialeah Police Department, Florida Hialeah Police Department, Florida

Police Officer

Emilio Fidel Miyares

Hialeah Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Thursday, November 6, 1986

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 11/6/1986

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Suspect: Died in prison

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Officer Emilio Miyares was shot and killed after he and his partner responded to a shoplifting call.

The officers asked the two suspects for identification and were given false names. Both suspects then fled the scene and were chased by the officers. A struggle ensued and one assailant gained control of Officer Miyares' weapon and shot him with it.

The killer died in prison in 1994.

Officer Miyares had been a member of the Hialeah Police Department for six years, and is survived by his wife, young daughter, son, parents, and brother.

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Rest in peace Officer Miyares. I read your story and your bravery was appreciated. You would have been my age now. My dad was a New York City police officer for nearly forty years.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis
November 6, 2014

 

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