Manuel Orosa has been named the new Chief of Miami Police.
City Manager Johhny Martinez announced Orosa's promotion just after noon via email.
A short bio included in the email notes that Orosa is a 31-year veteran of MPD:
As commander of Criminal Investigations Section, he played a significant role in major cases including, police shootings, serial rapist, serial robberies and in the successful resolution of the murder of a police officer. He has coordinated the department's involvement in the highly-viewed television series, The First 48, which highlights Miami homicide detectives. He also played a role in major events such as the Free Trade Areas of the Americas Conference, the Hemisphere Police Chief's Conference, and all major hurricanes that threatened the city since 2005.
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