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The Miami-Dade Police Department prohibits enforcement profiling and will provide law enforcement services in a fair and impartial manner.

DEA National Take Back Initiative

Prescription PillsOn Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., the Miami-Dade Police Department is participating in the National Prescription Take Back Day that is sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The one-day event is a collaborative effort, across the nation, to remove potentially dangerous prescription drugs from our homes. The initiative will provide an opportunity for the public to voluntarily surrender expired, unwanted, or unused pharmaceutically controlled substances to law enforcement officers for destruction. "No Questions Asked."

Community Survey

FIUFlorida International University's Department of Communication, in conjunction with the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD), is conducting a survey of MDPD's service to the community. The survey is designed to increase MDPD's understanding of the community, allowing Miami-Dade citizens to have a direct impact on improving community policing. Survey Results will be posted here on the MDPD web site and on the FIU Communication web site in Winter 2016.

Body Worn Cameras

Body Worn CamerasThe Miami-Dade Police Department has implemented the use of Body Worn Cameras to improve police services, increase accountability for individual interactions, and enhance public safety.

BWCs help improve the high-quality public service expected of police officers and promote the sense of procedural justice that communities expect from their police departments and officers. Additionally, BWC footage enables police departments to demonstrate transparency and openness in their interactions with members of the community.

Using the Internet to buy or sell items?

Online transactionThe Miami-Dade Police Department is committed to keeping residents and visitors safe by providing a SAFE HAVEN for exchanges from online transactions to take place at any Miami-Dade police station public parking area. Read our safety tips and learn about the safe locations to conduct Internet sale transactions.

Public Corruption and Criminal Conspiracy Unit Tipline

As a citizen of Miami-Dade County you can play a vital role in combating public corruption. If you have information that you would like to report to the Public Corruption and Criminal Conspiracy Unit, please call our Tipline at 305-599-3121 or contact us via email. Reporters may remain anonymous.

Traffic Crash Data

Miami TrafficGet live traffic crash information for Miami-Dade County. This information is provided to you by the Miami-Dade Police Department, and is made available for public consumption. This information can be used to determine what traffic conditions are like within the county. The information is presented both visually and via a web service.


Missing Persons

Missing PersonsThe Special Victims Bureau's Missing Persons detectives investigate all incidents of adults and juveniles that are officially reported missing. However, not all Missing Persons cases are solved and assistance from the public is critical in this endeavor.  You can bring closure to the families of loved ones by providing key information about the whereabouts of missing persons.

Most Wanted: Sexual offenders and predators

Joseph FlowersHave you seen this man? This man as well as other fugitive or absconded Sexual Predators and Offenders can be seen online. If you have information on the whereabouts or activities of anyone on this list, please call Miami-Dade County Crime Stoppers at

Request Off-Duty Police Services

Request off-duty police servicesWould you like some additional security at your home or business? The online Off-Duty Police services application allows residents to apply for off-duty police permits, submit credit card payments, and view permit activity online.  




File a Non-Emergency Report Online

File a non-emergency report onlineThe online citizen police report system allows you to submit a report immediately and print a copy of the police report for free. You can use this report to file with your insurance company. Only certain crimes and incidents are available for on-line reporting, as they usually do not require an in-person police response.


Help MDPD Solve Cold Cases

Homicide BureauThe Cold Case Squad can always use the help of ordinary citizens. There are currently about 2,000 cold cases that remain unsolved, and you may have knowledge about one of these crimes that can help us solve the case.  You can help bring justice to the families of these victims.

Search Open Warrants

Search open warrants onlineIf you have information about a person with an outstanding warrant, please contact the Miami-Dade Police Department or call Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. 


Report Suspicious Activity Online

Homeland Security BureauIf an activity appears to be outside the norm or is frightening, let law enforcement officials know.  It’s your responsibility to watch out and report.  It is the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to investigate and take further action, if necessary.  Please remember that terrorists DO NOT come from any one particular race, ethnic group or religious affiliation.


Watch this video about reporting suspicious activity.

Advice for victims of domestic violence

Knowing your legal rights and other options is the first step toward ending the abuse!

How to Prevent Dating Violence

Helping to understand the signs that will assist in ending the violence.

Advice for victims of rape

Victim Services Coordinators work alongside detectives to offer victims emotional support and crisis intervention. They follow up with victims to ensure that their emergency needs are met and offer referrals for other long-term needs,

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