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Crime Reduction Initiative

Miami-Dade County's Crime Reduction Initiative is an innovative approach to crime reduction and community empowerment involving a coordinated effort by local law enforcement, social service providers and the County.

The goal of the initiative is to reduce crime at public housing properties and provide long-term solutions to strengthen positive relationships between residents, management, police and the community.

Report crime

Help keep your community and your family safe. To report suspicious activity (non-emergency issues) call the 24/7 Hotline at 786-469-4152, or send an email to reportcrimePHCD@miamidade.gov. You can also contact the district coordinator in your area.

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District Coordinators

Crime Prevention Liaison / Investigations
Penny Bivins
Phone: 786-469-4133
Email: pbivins@miamidade.gov

South Police Coordinator
Sgt. Alexander Rice
Phone: 305-378-4300
Email: awrice@mdpd.com

Northside Police Coordinator
Sgt. Petra Reeves
Phone: 305-836-8601
Email: prreeves@mdpd.com

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District offices

Police CET Office
Arthur Mays Village
21451 SW 114 Court
Miami, Florida 33170
305-234-9027

Police CET Office
Perrine Gardens
10155 Circle Plaza
Miami , Florida 33170
305-254-5836

CET Family Safety-Net First Response Service Partnership (FSN-FRSP)
Liberty Square
1415 NW 63rd Street
Miami, Florida 33147
305-836-1552

CET Family Safety-Net First Response Service Partnership (FSN-FRSP)
Little River
8401 NW 5th Place
Miami, Florida 33150
305-756-2831

CET Family Safety-Net First Response Service Partnership (FSN-FRSP)
Rainbow Village
2140 NW 3rd Ave
Miami, Florida 33127
786-286-8742

CET Family Safety-Net First Response Service Partnership (FSN-FRSP)
Ward Towers
2200 NW 52nd Street
Miami, Florida 33142
305-638-6150
Referral Line: 305-637-2127

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Citizens' Crime Watch

Through the Crime Reduction Initiative Program, Miami-Dade County will partner with Citizens' Crime Watch of Miami-Dade County and jurisdictional police departments in an effort to establish crime prevention groups at each public housing development.

Citizens' Crime Watch is a program that organizes neighborhoods and educates residents in crime prevention and personal safety techniques to reduce the risk of being victimized at home, in their vehicles and in public places. It also trains members in the importance of recognizing, evaluating and properly reporting suspicious activities.

Citizens' Crime Watch of Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development and police departments will visit public housing sites to meet with residents to inform them of the importance of crime prevention and encourage participation in establishing the crime prevention groups. To schedule a meeting at your public housing site, please contact the Resident Services Unit at 786-469-4133.

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Other Numbers of Interest

You can also contact the City of Miami Police at their non-emergency number at 305-579-6111.

Other numbers of interest:
Emergencies: 911
City of Miami Police: 305-579-6111 (non-emergency)
Crime Stoppers: 305-471-TIPS (non-emergency)

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Crime reduction tips

If you see or hear a crime in progress or emergencies in your development, ALWAYS call 911.

  • For non emergency related calls that require police assistance call 305-4PO-LICE (305-476-5423)
  • For crime related tips call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477). Residents can receive reward money.
  • Participate in the Miami-Dade County Gun Bounty program, which makes it possible for residents to get a $1,000 reward for turning someone in with an illegal gun. Call 305-471-8477 and do your part to get weapons and criminals off the street.
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    To report suspicious activity (non-emergency issues) call the 24/7 Hotline at 305-638-6308 (786-255-0545 after hours)

     

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    For crime related tips call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS(8477). Residents can receive reward money.

     
     
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