Director, First Responder Initiative
Boulder Crest Foundation
Dr. Bernie Gonzalez is the Director of Boulder Crest’s First Responder Initiative.
He began his policing career in 1983 as a Miami-Dade Police Officer and progressed through the ranks up to the position of Police Chief, serving in administrative, operational, investigative, and educational positions along the way. While a member of the Miami-Dade Police Department he obtained two Graduate Degrees in Criminal Justice and Organizational Leadership as well as a Doctoral Degree in
Organizational Leadership from Florida International University and Nova Southeastern University.
In 2010, Bernie retired from the Miami-Dade Police Department and accepted a consultant position as a Senior Police Advisor (Deputy Manager), under the Central America Police Reform Initiative (CAPRI) within the U.S. State Department, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).
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Wednesday, October 12, 2022
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT