Major Enrique Doce was born in Havana, Cuba and was raised in Miami, Florida. He graduated from Belen Jesuit High School and Miami-Dade College. Major Doce recently attained his bachelor and master’s degree in Public Administration from Barry University.
Major Doce began his law enforcement career with the Virginia Gardens Police Department in 1984 and later joined the Miami Beach Police Department in 1989. While working in the Patrol Division, Major Doce worked in various undercover capacities and was featured on the TV show COPS. He was later selected to join the Police K9 Unit where he served for 21 years as a handler, Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain.
Major Doce has coordinated the planning and implementation of the Department’s Memorial Day Weekend planning since 2009 and has implemented succession training of junior staff members in the 2015 planning process.
Major Doce has supervised the Patrol Division’s South Area, Mid-Beach Area, Redevelopment Area (RDA), Entertainment District, and the North Area out of the North End Substation. Major Doce oversaw the Internal Affairs Unit as a Commander prior to being assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division.
In his 30 years with Miami Beach Police Department Major Doce has been named Officer of the Month eight times and was Officer of the Year in 2001. He won the Hispanic Heritage Award in October of 2016 for his service as a Hispanic Public Safety Professional.