Doral officially has a new police chief.

 

On Thursday, April 19, Chief Hernan Organvidez was sworn in as chief  along with Deputy Chief Raul Ubieta,  surrounded by family, friends and supporters during a ceremony at the City of Doral Council Chambers.

Organvidez and Ubieta said they are extremely proud and honored to be a part of Doral Police team and are excited to serve the City of Doral. Both officers expressed their commitment to policing and civic engagement to strengthen the bonds between the department and the community;  And thanked the mayor, council members, and the administration  for their confidence.

In his new position, the Chief will oversee 130 sworn officers and 46 civilian employees, with an annual budget of 21 million.

The Chief Organvidez brings 32 years of comprehensive law enforcement experience working for Miami-Dade County. He was also instrumental with starting the City of Doral Police Department. He has held the ranks of Officer/Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain/Executive Officer, Major, and Chief of South Operations Division. Most recently, he was employed in the private sector by Ando Consulting, Inc. and continued to provide advisory services and security assessments for private and public businesses.

Chief Organvidez has  a  Bachelor’s degree  in  Criminal Justice  Administration  from Florida International University. He is the first Police Officer from the City of Doral to graduate from the FBI’s National Academy and holds a certificate from the University of Miami Leadership Institute.

Deputy Chief Ubieta has over 35 years of law enforcement experience. He began his law enforcement career with the FBI in 1981 as a civilian. In 1983, he joined the Miami-Dade Police Department  and retired honorably in 2016, after rising to the rank of Police Major. Deputy Chief Ubieta’s last assignment with MDPD was as the Director of the Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute. He commanded Robbery Bureau, Narcotics Bureau, Economic Crimes Bureau, Strategic and Specialized Investigations Bureau, and the MDPSTI.

After retiring from the Miami-Dade Police Department, Deputy Chief Ubieta established a business consulting on security matters for businesses and governmental agencies. In 2016, he was contracted by the United States State Department to provide an organizational assessment on the Buenos Aires Provincial Police Department in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

On Thursday, April 19, Chief Hernan Organvidez was sworn in as chief  along with Deputy Chief Raul Ubieta,  surrounded by family, friends and supporters during a ceremony at the City of Doral Council Chambers.

Organvidez and Ubieta said they are extremely proud and honored to be a part of Doral Police team and are excited to serve the City of Doral. Both officers expressed their commitment to policing and civic engagement to strengthen the bonds between the department and the community;  And thanked the mayor, council members, and the administration  for their confidence.

In his new position, the Chief will oversee 130 sworn officers and 46 civilian employees, with an annual budget of 21 million.

The Chief Organvidez brings 32 years of comprehensive law enforcement experience working for Miami-Dade County. He was also instrumental with starting the City of Doral Police Department. He has held the ranks of Officer/Detective, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain/Executive Officer, Major, and Chief of South Operations Division. Most recently, he was employed in the private sector by Ando Consulting, Inc. and continued to provide advisory services and security assessments for private and public businesses.

Chief Organvidez has  a  Bachelor’s degree  in  Criminal Justice  Administration  from Florida International University. He is the first Police Officer from the City of Doral to graduate from the FBI’s National Academy and holds a certificate from the University of Miami Leadership Institute.

Deputy Chief Ubieta has over 35 years of law enforcement experience. He began his law enforcement career with the FBI in 1981 as a civilian. In 1983, he joined the Miami-Dade Police Department  and retired honorably in 2016, after rising to the rank of Police Major. Deputy Chief Ubieta’s last assignment with MDPD was as the Director of the Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute. He commanded Robbery Bureau, Narcotics Bureau, Economic Crimes Bureau, Strategic and Specialized Investigations Bureau, and the MDPSTI.

After retiring from the Miami-Dade Police Department, Deputy Chief Ubieta established a business consulting on security matters for businesses and governmental agencies. In 2016, he was contracted by the United States State Department to provide an organizational assessment on the Buenos Aires Provincial Police Department in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

One thought on “Doral officially has a new police chief.

  • August 31, 2018 at 4:38 am
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    I work at night and now and then stop by CVS or Walgreens and would love to see handicapped parking enforced as far as a ticket given to those who park ion handicapped spots without handicapped tags .

    This has not happened since Chief Gomez left .

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