MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Monday marked the first day on the job for Miami-Dade’s new top cop.
Deputy director Freddy Ramirez officially took over as the Miami-Dade police director.READ MORE: It's 305 Day And Time To Celebrate The Magic City
Ramirez replaces long-time director Juan Perez, who retired Sunday.READ MORE: Spacewalking Astronauts Tackle More Prep Work For New Solar Panels
Perez has been on the force for nearly 30 years and spent the last four as the head of the department.
On Sunday, Perez posted a video on Twitter thanking the community for letting him work beside them all these years.MORE NEWS: Taste Of The Town Dine Out Takeout: Famed Private Chef Opens First Restaurant Perl By Chef IP
It is unclear if Perez will be running for an elected office.