For Immediate Release:
September 30, 2013

Media Contact:
Olga Vega

Commissioner Jose "Pepe" Diaz honors Officer Jonathan Dweck


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz will present a proclamation to Miami-Dade Police Officer Jonathan I. Dweck in honor of his valiant efforts to aid a South Florida woman who tragically lost her life when a suspect fleeing from police slammed into her car, ejecting her from her vehicle. The presentation, scheduled for Tuesday, October 1 at 8:30 a.m., will take place inside the Board of County Commissioners Chamber located on the second floor of the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 N.W. First St.

On Wednesday, September 18th, Antonio Feliu, a murder suspect fleeing from police, entered Broward County and crashed into Maritza Millan Medina, who was driving on U.S. 27.  In an attempt to save Medina’s life, Officer Dweck drove his cruiser into the median, performed CPR and with the help of a Broward Sheriff’s Officer removed her from harm’s way. Despite their best efforts, Medina died at the scene. 

Officer Dweck joined the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) in February 2003.  Upon graduating from the police academy, he was assigned to the Hammocks District where he served in uniform patrol and proceeded to join the robbery intervention detail unit and the homeland security bureau unit before his return to the Hammocks district in 2011. Officer Dweck has received numerous commendations throughout his career, including the CAC Officer of the Month for the months of April and September 2013 and the Life Saving Award in April 2013.

For more information please contact Commissioner Diaz’s office 305-599-1200.

Who: Miami-Dade Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz
Miami-Dade Police Officer Jonathan I. Dweck

What:Proclamation honoring Miami-Dade Police Officer Jonathan I. Dweck

When: October 01, 2013, 8:30 a.m.

Where:Board of County Commissioners Chambers
111 N.W. First St.


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Stephen P. Clark Center
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