Annmarie Cardona, Major, North Miami PD

Annmarie Cardona’s public service dates back to 1989, when she began her law enforcement career with the City of North Miami Police Department. During the ensuing 28 years, Annmarie served as a police officer and Domestic Violence detective, where she investigated numerous cases involving Child Abuse, Elderly Abuse, Sexual Battery, Missing Persons, and Domestic Violence. In 2004, Annmarie was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and transferred to the Uniform Patrol Section, where she oversaw the midnight shift. In 2007, she was selected as the Domestic Violence Unit Sergeant and transferred to the Investigative Section. In October 2010, she was appointed to the position of Investigative Commander. In December 2011, she was promoted to the rank of Major. As a Major, she had the opportunity to oversee the Uniform Patrol Section for five years, and is currently in charge of the Investigative Section.

She is a graduate of the prestigious Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy (Session 264) in Quantico, Va., and completed the Federal Bureau of Investigations Florida Executive Development Seminar in 2011. She is a member of the FBI-National Academy Associates, the Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (LEEDA), the Miami-Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Women in Federal Law Enforcement (WIFLE), and the National Organization for Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE).

Annmarie Cardona holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Elementary Education from Florida Atlantic University; graduating Magna Cum Laude. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Barry University.