MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) – Miami Beach police have honored one of their own who passed away last week.READ MORE: 'I Have Not Yet Begun To Fight,' Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz On Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct During South Florida Event
Several fire boats paid tribute to Detective Larry Marrero with a water salute as his funeral procession crossed the MacArthur Causeway.READ MORE: Saturday's 'Second Dose' Event To Focus On Importance Of COVID Vaccine To Communities Of Color
The service for Marrero, a 28 year veteran of the police department, was held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.
Marrero died last Wednesday following a medical emergency. During his years on the force, he served in various capacities including being a member of the department’s SWAT team.MORE NEWS: Survey: Anxiety Builds For Workers As Return To Office Seems Imminent
Marrero was 58-years-old.