HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - A community came together to bid a final farewell to a Bal Harbour police chief who lost his battle with cancer.

Bal Harbour Police Chief Miguel De La Rosa was laid to rest Wednesday morning, and a mass was held in his honor at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, in Hialeah.

De La Rosa began his three-decade law enforcement career in Hialeah and was appointed Chief of the Bal Harbour Police Department in 2017.

He lost his battle with cancer, Sunday. He was 49 years old.

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