Sergeant Luis Muniz
Sergeant Luis A. Muñiz is a 22 year veteran with the City of White Plains Police Department. Sergeant Muñiz worked in the Patrol Division, Narcotics Unit, Youth Unit, Special Victims Unit, and spent most of his career in the Community Policing Unit. He has received numerous awards and commendations, including several Distinguished Police Investigations awards, a Distinguished Service Award for Life Saving, along with a life saving award from the Westchester County Emergency Medical Services Council.
Sergeant Muñiz has been recognized by the White Plains Youth Bureau, with the Hispanic Heritage Award and in 2008 he was the Honoree for the City of White Plains Hispanic day Parade. He also served for eight years as the Treasurer for the White Plains Police Benevolent Association.
Sergeant Muñiz has attended numerous police trainings including the NYS Department of Criminal Justice Service schools for Elementary and Middle school Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE), School Resource Officer, Crisis Intervention Officer, Police Peer Support counselor, Sex Crimes Investigations, Child Abuse/Neglect Investigations, Missing/Abducted Children Investigations and the West Point Active Shooter Seminar to name a few.
Sergeant Muñiz has worked as a Department DARE Officer, School Resource Officer, Domestic Violence Investigator, and Co-Chairperson for the Boys and the Girls Step Up Programs. Sergeant Muñiz is currently assigned as the supervisor for the Domestic Violence, Victim Services Unit and maintains his role as the Post Leader for City of White Plains Explorers program. Sergeant Muñiz feels the most rewarding aspect of his career has been the opportunity he has had to make a positive impact in the lives of young people and their families.