The Miami-Dade County Police Department is mourning the loss of a veteran police officer who reportedly took his own life. The incident was reported on Sunday just before 7:00 p.m. at a home on the 6800 block of Commercial Boulevard in Tamarac. Authorities say they began receiving suicidal messages from the home of Officer Adly Joseph. The Miami-Dade police units maintained contact with him using a an MDPD negotiator, while authorities with the Broward County police department went out to the home. Despite their efforts, officer Joseph took his own life. He was airlifted to an area hospital where he died shortly after arriving.
It is with a heavy heart that I inform you of the untimely passing of Officer Adly Joseph of our Northside District. On behalf of the Miami-Dade Police Department, our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and our Northside District Community during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/QIZmpYguPp
— Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III (@MDPD_Director) November 22, 2021