Sergeant Ray De Jesus Jr

10/25/11 - 12/31/23

Sergeant De Jesus is a twenty-one year veteran of the North Miami Police Department. He is currently assigned to the Uniformed Patrol Section – Afternoon Shift as a Patrol Sergeant. Prior to this assignment he worked in the Uniformed Support Section - Traffic Unit as the D.U.I. Coordinator and a Traffic Homicide Reconstructionist for eighteen years. Sergeant De Jesus has been recognized as a subject matter expert in the field of speed enforcement, crash investigation and standardized field sobriety testing. Sergeant De Jesus is a certified Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) and DRE Instructor. Sergeant De Jesus is certified in the operation of all breath testing instruments as a Breath Testing Operator and Agency Inspector. Sergeant De Jesus is also a certified Police Instructor in Police Traffic Laser & Radar, CMS Vehicle Operations, and Police Motorcycle Operations.

Sergeant De Jesus has received numerous awards for his work as a traffic safety expert, including the State of Florida Traffic Officer of the Year, the State of Florida Drugged Officer the Year and the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Officer of the Year award. Sergeant De Jesus is a graduate of Union Institute & University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and also a graduate of Miami Dade College with an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Sergeant De Jesus served in the United States Air Force as a Security Policeman and is a distinguished veteran of Operation Desert Storm.

Officer Tovar

Vice Chairman

Detective Michel Tovar


Detective Tovar is a native of South Florida and a 19 year veteran of the North Miami Police Department. After only four years, he was promoted to Detective and has been serving as a Homicide Detective for the past 15 years. He is also a certified CVSA Examiner and the team leader of Hostage Negotiations. Detective Tovar is a Firearm Instructor and enjoys volunteering as an off duty officer.


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Sgt. Karel Rodriguez





Sergeant Sergio Ramirez

1/01/2024 - 12/31/27


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City Manager Designate

Jorge Norman

02/07/24 - cont.

Officer Norman has a Bachelor's of Science from Barry University. He started his career as a police communications operator and dispatcher. After two years he transitioned to the uniform patrol division and is part of the field force unit. He has received multiple accommodations and awards that include being officer of the month. 


Chief Finanacial Officer

Angela Reyes

12/1/2023 -cont.


Personnel Director

Lura Woodley




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Officer Kevin L. Warren, Alternate to  De Jesus


Kevin L. Warren is a newly assigned Detective with the North Miami Police Department, Detective Bureau. Detective Warren has been employed with the North Miami Police Department for the last five years. He has been in law enforcement for a total nineteen years also serving with the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office in Charlotte, North, Carolina as a Corrections Officer and a Sworn Certified Deputy Sheriff.

Detective Warren obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Pfeiffer University and his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Purdue Global University. Detective Warren currently is a certified Field Training Officer, certified UVA Drone Pilot, certified Blue Courage Instructor, APCO Institute with a certification as a C.A.L.E.A. (Commission Accreditation Law Enforcement Association) Manager, with the North Miami Police Department.Detective Warren was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.  He is a longtime civil servant serving also in the capacity as a  subway conductor with the New York City Transit Authority before his law enforcement career.


Vacant, Alternate to Tovar




Vacant, Alternate to Rodriguez



Commander Ernesto Reyes,  Alternate to Ramirez



Erica Carter, Alternate to City Manager Designate


With nearly 17 years of service, Officer Carter brings a wealth of experience to the table. Currently assigned to the C.O.P.S unit, she is deeply committed to serving and protecting the community. Additionally, she proudly serves as a union representative, advocating for the rights and well-being of fellow officers.

Her journey as an alternate began with a desire to deepen understanding of the pension process. By immersing herself in this role, she aims to not only enhance her own knowledge but also to educate and empower others within the organization.

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Margaret Steele Miller, Alternate to CFO

5/17/16 - cont.


Vacant, Alternate to Personnel Director


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