Benny Solis

Adjunct Professor / AIDP Undergraduate Program

Academy for International Disaster Preparedness


Benny Solis is a Police Lieutenant for the Miami-Dade Police Department and is assigned to the Homicide Bureau.  Currently, he supervises the Homicide Street Violence Task Force and is the Operational Commander for the Multi-Agency Gang Task Force (MAGTF) for Miami-Dade County.  He is also the current operations commander for Operations Community Shield.  During his years of service in the Department, he has investigated multiple local, state, and federal death investigations to include the Florida International University (FIU) Bridge collapse.  Mr. Solis obtained his Master of the Arts degree in Disaster Management from FIU and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Management. He is currently working as an adjunct professor for the bachelor's in Disaster Management.