Freddy Ramirez Biography

Freddy Ramirez gained widespread attention after he shot himself in the head. He works as the director of the Miami-Dade Police Department. He also undertakes the responsibility of the Fire Departments and the Medical Examiner’s Office. Freddy dedicated almost two decades of his life to serving the police department and rose through various ranks to reach where he is now. 

Early Life

Freddy Ramirez was born in 1971 in Hialeah and was brought up by his parents. His grandparents along with his family fled from Fidel Castro’s regime in Cuba and found shelter in the USA. Alfredo completed his education at the University of Miami and had a degree in B.A. 

Freddy Ramirez Career

Since 1995, Freddy Ramirez has dedicated himself to the Miami-Dade Police Department. He first had his professional beginning with the designation of Police Officer Trainee from 1995 until 1996. Then, he served four years as an uninformed patrol officer, two years in Detective-Agriculture Patrol Unit, and one year in Sergeant- Uniform Patrol.

He also served as Sergeant- Narcotics Bureau, Lieutenant-Hammocks District-Uniform Patrol for one year, then Lieutenant in the general investigation unit for two years, became a captain in the Narcotics Bureau for three years, major in the Homicide Bureau for one year, and then became the chief of Criminal Investigation Division for another one year.

Freddy gave 19 years to the police department, having different designations and promotions. After that, he was promoted to assistant director of investigative services for one year, assistant director of police services for two years, deputy director for one year, and then director for another two years.

Beginning as assistant director, he gave nearly additional seven years to the police department. Since March 2022, he has been working as Interim Chief of Public Safety based in Miami-Dade County. Freddy gave 26 years to the law enforcement profession.

Besides having a fully-fledged career in the police department, Freddy Ramirez is also a member of various associations like the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Major County Sheriffs Association, Police Executive Research Forum, Florida Police Chiefs Association, Eleventh Judicial Circuit Advisory Board, Dade-Miami Criminal Justice Council, and Miami-Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police. Also, he is the president of the Police Officer Assistant Trust.

Freddy Ramirez Biography

Real Name Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez
Birth Date 1971
Age (as of 2023) 52 Years
Birthplace Hialeah, Florida, USA
Residence Miami, Florida, USA
Profession Police Chief
College University of Miami
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 177 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 73 kg  –  in Pounds –  160 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Jody Ramirez
Children Four

Personal Life

Freddy tied the knot with his high school sweetheart Jody immediately after finishing his graduation. The couple has been married for 28 years and they are blessed with four sons. One of the couple’s four sons is also a police officer in the Miami-Dade Police Department. Freddy Ramirez is available on LinkedIn – Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III, with 698 followers and 436 connections. 

Suicide Attempt

Freddy Ramirez shot himself with the gun and wounded his head. As per the news, no one else has been injured in this shooting. For now, Freddy is in critical but stable condition. He attempted to have suicide at the age of 52 on Sunday, 23-07-2023 after he was traveling to Tampa.

As per the sources, it is said that he was in the car with his wife when he pulled over by the side of the road and shot himself with the gun. He was immediately taken to the Tampa General Hospital, where he was said to be in critical but stable condition. Also, he is expected to survive the situation, and the police department is investigating to know the reason behind such an incident.

Freddy Ramirez Net Worth

Freddy Ramirez has been in the police department working since 1995. Because of security reasons, none of the official websites has declared his net worth. However, he is in a government department and might be getting good remuneration or wages per his designation.

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