Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: Died in prison
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.