Jessieca Sepulveda, President
Jessieca Sepulveda, President
Jessieca became a survivor on July 19, 2004 when her father, Ramon A. Sepulveda Rosado died of injuries he sustained 2 days earlier when his department motorcycle was struck by another vehicle.  Officer Sepulveda-Rosado was assigned to escorts duty with several other officers.  He entered an intersection to stop traffic and was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop at a stop sign.  He was thrown to the ground resulting in severe head injuries.  Sepulveda-Rosado had served with the Carolina Municipal Police Department in Puerto Rico for 13 years.  He is survived by his six kids and family that loves and remembers him. Jessieca is very excited and honored to serve as our chapter secretary.  Her email is
Debbie Geary, Advisor
Debbie Geary, Advisor
As a survivor, President Debbie Geary of Cooper City, FL, can relate closely to survivors at the grass-roots level. She served as COPS ninth National President from May 16, 1998, through May 16, 2000. Debbie became a survivor on November 28, 1988, when her husband, David Strzalkowski of the Metro Dade (FL) Police Department died in the line of duty in an incident that also claimed the life of Metro Dade Officer Richard Boles. Debbie has served as the Gulf Region Trustee, the National Training Committee Chairperson, and president of the South Florida COPS Chapter and is one of COPS certified instructors. Contact Debbie Geary at
Terry Miyares,    Chapter Director
Terry Miyares, Chapter Director

Terry Miyares became a survivor on November 6, 1986 when husband Emilio F. Miyares, of the Hialeah Police Dept, was shot and killed in the line of duty leaving her with 2 young children, Emilio Jr, and Jessica.  Since joining COPS, Terry has served as National Gulf Region Trustee, Treasurer for the South Florida Chapter of COPS, and a main contact for survivors in Puerto Rico.
In the years following her husband's death, Terry has found the love and support of her husband, Carlos, and the continued support from her now grown children, Emilio, his wife Terry and their 2 daughters, Tiffany and Emma and Jessica, her husband Javier and their 4 sons Javier, Jonathan, Jovanni, and Joshua.
She is always eager to help anyone that she can. 
Anyone wishing to contact Terry, can email her at

Kathy Williams  Media Specialist/Advisor
Kathy Williams Media Specialist/Advisor

Kathy Williams  is a retired 911 calltaker from the City of Hialeah Police Dept.  She retired in 2007 after 25 years of service.  Kathy has lost friends/co-workers in the line of duty & continues to love the police life.  She serves as the chapters West Coast Trustee, attending any as many events as she can as well as catering to any survivors, old and new for the chapter's west coast area where she now resides. As our Media Specialist, she maintains the website and Facebook pages. She hopes that these social media venues can be used as tools of comfort!  After all, its really for you!  Assistance of any kind is literally only a few strokes away.
Should anyone find any errors, problems, or any issues with the site, feel free to contact her at