Alvaro Puente was born in El Salvador. He attended the City of Miami Police Academy. While at the Academy he became a certified Florida State Officer. He currently serves as the President/ Owner and operator of the Downtown Coffee Bar, Inc. Mr. Puente has knowledge and training of police procedures and departmental orders as well as state and federal laws. Mr. Puente attended Miami Dade College with a focus on Criminology, Nursing, and Criminal Justice. Mr. Puente is a single parent and a resident of the city of Miami for over 30 years.