Joseph BermudezProgram Director
Sergeant Joseph Bermudez has been in Law Enforcement with Miami-Dade Police Department for over 30 Years. Prior to Law Enforcement, Sergeant Bermudez was a member of the U.S. Army, serving as a Counter-Intelligence Agent, in the Military Intelligence Corps. Sergeant Bermudez’ career in Law Enforcement has spanned over several areas, to include, Road Patrol, Field Training Officer, Bike Patrol, General Investigations Detective, and specialized in Sexual Crimes Investigations. For the past 19 years, Sergeant Bermudez has been involved in Community Policing and Crime Prevention. He is a certified Florida Crime Prevention Practitioner, Florida Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Practitioner, and recently received his certification as a National Crime Prevention Specialist. He currently supervises and coordinates MDPD’s Community & Youth Outreach Programs, including overseeing the Crime Prevention efforts for Miami-Dade Police. He serves on the executive boards for several professional associations. Sergeant Bermudez is the President of the Florida Crime Prevention Association and President for the Southeast Florida Crime Prevention Association. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Organizational Leadership from St. Thomas University. He is strong advocate for Crime Prevention education and his presentations are highly sought throughout Miami-Dade County.