Public Safety


Fire Rescue

  • Miami-Dade Fire Rescue is one of North America's busiest departments, responding to more than

    235,000 calls

     in 2009.
  • More than

    100,000 patients

     were transported last year by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.


  Note: Police Statistics refer to 2009 data. Check back in February for our 2010 Achievements!
  • Violent


     cases in Miami-Dade County are

    down 12%

     since 2005.
  • In 2009, the Miami-Dade Police Department initiated

    5,337 arrests;

    38% of the arrested suspects had a violent criminal past.
  • Visitor Robberies

     in Miami-Dade County are

    down 17%

     since 2005.
  • Vehicle Thefts

     in Miami-Dade County are

    down 27%

     since 2005.

Animal Services

  • 13,946

     -- Last year, Animal Services


     more pets than ever before. These 13,946 are now happy pets enjoying the love and care of a new family. You can also help by donating to Animal Services.
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