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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

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Died in prison

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Police Officer Emilio Miyares was shot and killed after he and his partner responded to a shoplifting call in Palm Springs Mall.

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. He 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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