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Detective Miosotis Familia | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


Miosotis Familia

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 12 years

Badge # 7370

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Shot and killed

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Detective Miosotis Familia was shot and killed from ambush as she sat in a marked mobile command post vehicle at the intersection of East 183rd Street and Morris Avenue in the Bronx.

As she sat in the vehicle at approximately 12:30 am a male approached and fired one shot through the window, striking Detective Familia in the head.

Officers responding to the call of an officer down confronted the male subject fleeing the scene. The officers shot and killed the subject in an exchange of gunfire.

Detective Familia had served with the New York City Police Department for 12 years and was assigned to the 46th Precinct. She is survived by her three children.

Detective Familia was posthumously promoted to the rank of detective.

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It still makes me sick to reflect on the senseless killing of you that morning! I remember hearing about it just a couple hours after it happened! Rest in Peace Sister, we've got your 6...

Jeremy Rasler
Critical Care Technician & Rescue Diver
September 11, 2017


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