Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
South Florida Human Trafficking Task Force
Special Agent in Charge – Miami
Katina Hernandez earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology, she is currently pursuing her PhD. In Criminal Justice at Nova Southeastern University. Katina Hernandez is a Special Agent of the Department of Homeland Security / Homeland Security Investigations assigned to HSI Miami to the South Florida Human Trafficking Task Force and is also the Outreach Coordinator. Katina Hernandez attended the Criminal Investigator School and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement School at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, GA. Katina was also trained in the discipline of Immigration Violations and Human Trafficking which she has being working for the last six years.
Katina has been involved in successful investigations and prosecutions involving Human Smuggling and Human Trafficking in which one of the Human Trafficking cases resulted in a life sentence. During her tenure as a Special Agent, Katina had the opportunity to participate in task force groups that included components in different Federal and State Locals agencies. Katina was awarded as an Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer in the year of 2016.