TO:                Tom Berger, Director of Real Estate Management and Development

Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III, Director, Miami-Dade Police

Jose “Pepe” Diaz, Chair of County Commission, Miami-Dade County

Francis Suarez, Mayor, Miami

FROM:          Governor Ron DeSantis

DATE:            Tuesday, August 23, 2022

RE:                  Flags at Half-Staff in Honor of Detective Cesar “Echy” Echaverry


On Wednesday, August 17, 2022, Detective Cesar “Echy” Echaverry passed from critical injuries sustained in the line of duty on August 15, 2022. He served the community as a law enforcement officer for the last five years in Miami-Dade County. Echaverry was a member of the Miami-Dade Police Department’s Robbery Intervention Detail unit, working specifically in crime-ridden neighborhoods. Detective Echaverry will be remembered for his selfless courage to protect the lives of others at the cost of his own.


To honor the memory of Detective Echy Echaverry and his service to our state, I hereby direct the flags of the United States and the State of Florida to be flown at half-staff at the Miami-Dade Police Department in Miami, Florida, the Miami-Dade County Courthouse in Miami, Florida, and the City Hall of Miami, Florida, from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.




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