Assistant Chief of Police
Administration / Investigations
Assistant Chief Aquiles Carmona, a United States Navy Veteran was born in Havana, Cuba before migrating to the United States in 1970. He began his Law Enforcement career with The City of Miami Police Department in 1990, as a Police Officer, and served with the Department for 25 years. During his time there he attended numerous Criminal Investigation Courses acquiring Certifications in the field. While assigned to different investigative and high-profile units, he worked closely with Federal, State, and other Local Municipalities in a detached capacity. During his tenure as an Investigator, he led numerous long-term criminal investigations / public corruption cases, and testified as a Subject Matter Expert in both; State and Federal trials, resulting in positive criminal prosecution of the defendants and Organized Criminal Enterprises involved. In 2014, before retiring with The City of Miami Police Department, Assistant Chief Carmona received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice / Management.
In 2015, after a successful tenure with The City of Miami, he accepted the position of Police Major for The Sweetwater Police Department overseeing the Internal Affairs /Criminal Investigations Unit. In 2017, he was an integral part in the Accreditation process of the Sweetwater Police Department earning the Police Department their first Certificate of Accreditation from The Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc. Asst. Chief Carmona has a Master’s Degree in Forensic Investigations and has also earned several Organizational Management Certificates; MDC School of Justice Senior Officer Management Course Class #2, The Southern Police Institute’s Command Officer Development Course #78, FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Executive Course, The Southern Police Institute Executive Management Program and is also Certified by the OSHA Safety Training Institute as a Certified Safety Officer. A proud Miami High Stingaree, he is married to his high school sweetheart with three amazing children.