It's August and the heat is still scorching us. As I write this article it's a suffocating 96 degrees. We are in the thick of summer and the broiling has begun. Thank goodness August is the official last month of summer, although we are months away from any cool relief.
Serving as Executive Vice President of Dade County PBA is truly a privilege. Part of that honor is also to serve as Chairman of the Political Screening Committee (PSC) and during the month of June, we had the task of meeting and interviewing both state and judicial candidates.
The month of August is here and although this year seems to be flying by, I have to remind everyone that your PBA Board of Directors have only been on the job for six months. We have made a lot of changes on how the PBA conducts business and, from the record number of members attending our events, people are supporting us like never before.
If you have ever visited MDPD Headquarters and have strolled by the front desk, then there is no way you missed the most senior continuously serving MDPD Police Officer.
Officer Thomas Rodriguez was sworn-in on August 16, 1981, and has proudly served for 37 years.