I have always firmly believed that our community thrives when our citizens are safe, and our laws are consistently enforced. As someone raised right here in Miami-Dade County, you can trust me to make the right decisions, even when they are not easy.

Meet Joe Sanchez

About Joe Sanchez

Born in Cardenas, Cuba, Joe Sanchez and his family fled communist rule, seeking a new life in Miami when he was just six years old. Joe has lived in Miami-Dade since then, graduating from the Miami-Dade Public School system and Miami Dade College. Joe started in public service early in his life by serving in the United States Army Reserves for eight years. Joe continued his service as a member of the Florida Highway Patrol. There, Joe took on various roles including SWAT, Field Training Officer, and Community Affairs Officer. Joe also served his community as a local commissioner. Joe has spent over 30 years in public service. As Sheriff for Miami-Dade county, Joe Sanchez will continue to serve the public honorably and integrity