Police Officer Emilio Fidel Miyares

Police Officer Emilio Fidel Miyares

Hialeah Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, November 6, 1986

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Emilio Fidel Miyares

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 was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death. He committed suicide 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.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 246

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to death

convicted felon, foot pursuit, shoplifting

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Hi Emilio, it has been a while since I left you a reflection, where do I start? Emilio our son is a CPA, happily married to Terry, they have 3 beautiful girls, Tiffany 21, Emma 9, Emily 7. Jessica our daughter is a teacher happily married to Javier the have 4 handsome boys, Javier 21, Jonathan 19, Jovanny 18, Joshua 17. Javi is a pitcher at Point Park University, getting married this year. Tiff is at FIU, Jonah is at FSU, Nanny will be studying to be an EMT. Joshi is a pitcher a Jr in High school. Emmita is in 4th grade, Emy is in 2nd grade... NEWS: we are going to be great grandparents, Nanny is giving us a greatgrandson his name will be Jesse (God Willing). How many things you have missed and how much we miss you. I'm doing ok, have a wonderful husband, the kids adore him and I always tell him you guys would have been best friends.. love you n miss you always

Terry Miyares-Diaz
Surviving spouse

May 13, 2024

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