City of Miami - Office of Civilian Investigative Panel

Cristina Beamud, Esq.

Ms. Beamud was born and raised in New York City and graduated from The State University of New York at Albany. She became one of the first class of five women police officers in Rochester, New York in 1976 and was a patrol officer, an internal affairs investigator and a criminal investigator until 1987 when she left to attend Northeastern University School of Law. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar and served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex County District Attorney’s office for six years. She then worked as an Assistant City Solicitor and Legal Advisor to the Cambridge Police Department until 2006. In 2006 she became the first Police Auditor for the City of Eugene, Oregon and then was the first Executive Director of the Atlanta Citizen’s Review Board. She began her work here in Miami in December of 2013. She currently serves at the Executive Director of the City of Miami Civilian Investigative Panel.