The Miami Beach Police Department is mourning the death of one of its officers.
Department officials shared the news on its social media pages Wednesday afternoon, saying the officer experienced a medical emergency earlier in the day.
They tweeted around 11:15 a.m. saying people may notice increased police and fire department activity near their department headquarters due to the medical emergency.
Around 12:45 p.m., they tweeted that the officer had passed away.
The police department has not identified the officer. There is no information on what kind of medical emergency they suffered.
Department officials are asking for prayers, as well as privacy for the officer’s family.