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Maintenance Alert

The Miami-Dade County Portal will be undergoing maintenance starting at 11 p.m. Saturday, May 3 and for all of Sunday, May 4. Intermittent outages may be experienced. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you for your patience as we improve our online services.

Russell Benford, Deputy Mayor



Areas of Responsibility


Department Director
Community Action and Human Services Lucia Davis-Raiford, Director
Corrections Marydell Guevara, Director
Fire David Downey, Fire Chief
Juvenile Services Morris Copeland, Director
Medical Examiner Bruce Hyma, Director
Police J.D.  Patterson, Director
Public Housing and Community Development Michael Liu, Director



Additional Assignments






  • Health and Social Services Committee
  • Public Safety and Animal Services Committee 
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Russell Benford

Russell Benford



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