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Assistant Chief Hajir Nuriddin

Coral Gables Police Department
2801 Salzedo Street
Coral Gables, FL 33134

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The City of Coral Gables welcomes Hajir Nuriddin, who is a 30-year police veteran currently employed as the Assistant Chief of Police of the Coral Gables Police Department.  Prior to Assistant Chief Nuriddin’s current position, she served 30 years at the Bakersfield California Police Department.

Assistant Chief Nuriddin has commanded a variety of divisions throughout her career, including Operations, Narcotics, Violent Criminal Apprehension Teams, SWAT/EOD, and Specialized Enforcement Teams. She also served as the first female motorcycle supervisor and accident reconstructionist in the history of her previous department. She has worked in community partnership on organizational transformation challenges to align people, processes, and technology to meet strategic outcomes.

Assistant Chief Nuriddin has been recognized as one of the most outstanding African American females and in 2002 she received the Southern California National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, “Law Enforcement Officer of the Year” award.

Assistant Chief Nuriddin holds a Master of Public Administration Degree from California State University, Bakersfield and is a graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum/Harvard University Senior Management Institute for Police, the FBI National Academy 242nd Session and various executive development courses. She served as a faculty member in Advanced Criminal Justice at California State University Bakersfield and the National Command & Staff College. She is a published author of the article “Today’s Police Chiefs’ Greatest Challenge: Accountability, Accountability, Accountability” in the IACP Police Chief Magazine June 2018.

Assistant Chief Nuriddin is a nationally recognized speaker on leadership and diversity in the public and private sector and has trained thousands of law enforcement officers and executives nationally. 

Assistant Chief Nuriddin is certified by the Department of Justice and the California Peace Officers Standard of Training in Diversity. She has instructed internationally with the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s International Police Academy and served as a certified instructor for Penn State Safety and Justice Institute and FranklinCovey training law enforcement personnel across the country.

Assistant Chief Nuriddin is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Training and Educational Committee, the Police Executive Research Forum, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, and various law enforcement professional organizations. She is also dedicated to community service. She is a member of the Rotary Club-Paul Harris Fellow and has served on the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Henrietta Weill Memorial Child Guidance Clinic.