Jose Perez

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Service Record

Miami Beach Florida Police Department

Rank Sergeant (promoted May 24, 2021)[1]
Last Known Status Retired[2]

Incident Reports

2021 Beating of Dalonta Crudup

Response Timeline

On July 26, 2021, Perez was relieved of duty (with pay).[3]

Aug 2, 2021, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced first-degree misdemeanor battery charges against the five officers involved.[4]

Sept 9, 2021, the five officers were arraigned and charged with misdemeanor battery.[5]

Sept 23, 2021, it was announced that charges against Sergeant Perez and Officer Perez would be upgraded to third-degree felony battery.[6][7]

On July 21, 2022, Perez pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery and was sentenced to six months of probation, community service, and enrollment in an anger management class. Perez must surrender his police credentials. The deal allows Perez to keep his military and police pensions.[2]

On March 21, 2024, Crudup filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the officers and the city for battery, malicious prosecution, excessive force, and other charges.[8]