Tony Monheim retired from the Miami-Dade Police Department in 2004, after a distinguished, 30 year career. He was assigned to the Homicide Bureau as a squad supervisor during the final 12 years of his tenure. Prior to that, he spent 16 years in the Robbery Bureau as both an investigator and a supervisor. He has been personally responsible for scores of Police Officer Involved Shooting investigations and hundreds of Homicide / Death investigations.
Tony began teaching criminal investigation courses in 1990. He has taught Homicide, Robbery, and Police Officer Involved Shooting seminars for the International Association of Chief’s of Police (IACP), the Miami-Dade Police Department’s training bureau, DEA, ATF, and the Southern Police Institute (SPI). He has been featured on several training tapes produced by the Law Enforcement Training Network (LETN) and has served as a guest lecturer at the prestigious University of Miami Law School. Several of his cases have been presented on America’s Most Wanted, Inside Edition, Court TV, and the Discovery Channel.
Tony holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from St. Thomas of Villanova University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Western Illinois University, where he was a standout Rugby player. He has been afforded expert witness status in both Federal and State (Florida) courts regarding homicide investigative procedures.
In 2006, Tony returned to the Miami-Dade Homicide Bureau and was assigned to the Cold Case Squad as a consultant hired to evaluate the over two-thousand unsolved murders in the Bureau's archives.