Through his relentless commitment, passion and infectious personality, Sgt. Perez significantly influenced traffic safety issues and policies within law enforcement throughout his career. Hubie was a well-respected police officer and first line supervisor in both the New York City Transit Police Department and the New York City Police Department. His vision helped mold the concepts and strategies employed by the NYPD as they engineered their TrafficStat program. Hubie travelled extensively and shared those innovations with law enforcement agencies across the United States to help them replicate the dramatic reduction of motor vehicle accident fatalities experienced in New York City. There are thousands of people alive today, and countless more in the future, as a result of the contributions Sgt. Hubert "Hubie" Perez made to the area of traffic safety.