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: Investigation Underway After Three People Injured In Drive-By Shooting
Ramirez replaces long-time director Juan Perez, who retired Sunday.READ MORE: Fort Lauderdale Man Now Multimillionaire After Winning Top Prize In Florida Lottery Scratch Off Game
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: Federal Government Distributing Free N95 Masks
It is unclear if Perez will be running for an elected office.