Miami officer killed in ATV crash
Officer Jermaine Brown died after crashing his ATV against a tree while responding to a complaint about illegal activity
Duty Death: Jermaine Brown - [Miami, Florida]
End of Service: 12/12/2018
By PoliceOne Staff
MIAMI — A police officer was tragically killed in an on-duty crash on Wednesday.
Miami-Dade Police Officer Jermaine Brown died after his ATV crashed against a tree next to a canal, according to CBS Miami. Brown was responding to a complaint of illegal activity that was received during a citizens’ advisory committee meeting.
He was transported to a local hospital in serious condition where he was later pronounced dead.
Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez released a statement about the tragedy, saying that Brown “lost his life while protecting our community.”
Brown was a husband and father of three.