Robert Parker (Courtesy Photo Miami Dade Police Dept.)
MIAMI (AP) _ The Miami-Dade Police Department announced the death of its former director Robert Parker. He was 62. Parker, was the first African American to lead the Miami-Dade Police Department,
Parker was found dead at his home in northwest Miami-Dade County on Wednesday night. His death, ruled a suicide by the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner on Thursday, shocked friends and former colleagues, accoring to the Miami Herald.