River Cities

Virginia Gardens appoints new police chief

The Virginia Gardens council on May 17 appointed Raymond Hernandez, 56, as the new village police chief.

Hernandez, also known as "Nandy," is a 16-year department veteran. "I want the community to know that my door is always open and we are here to serve," he said.

Virginia Gardens Police Chief Raymond "Nandy" Hernandez THEO KARANTSALIS For the Miami Herald