Miami-Dade police officer dies by suicide, sources say

TAMARAC, Fla. – Veteran Miami-Dade County police officer Adly Joseph died as a result of suicide, police sources confirmed to Local 10 News.

He was airlifted from Tamarac on Sunday night and died shortly after arriving at the hospital.

Miami-Dade Police Director Freddy Ramirez confirmed in a tweet Monday that the four-year veteran of the force had died.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office responded to 6800 block of Commercial Boulevard in Tamarac shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday. BSO said that Miami-Dade police units were in contact with him, including an MDPD negotiator.

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Bridgette Matter joined the Local 10 News team as a reporter in July 2021. Before moving to South Florida, she began her career in South Bend, Indiana and spent six years in Jacksonville as a reporter and weekend anchor.