To promote a safe and secure environment, free from crime and the fear of crime. Maintain order and provide for the safe and expeditious flow of traffic. Practice our core values of integrity, respect, service, and fairness.
Integrity is the hallmark of the Miami-Dade Police Department and we are commited to the highest performance standards, ethical conduct, and truthfulness in all relationships.
We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and take pride in a professional level of service and fairness to all.
We treat all persons in a dignified and courteous manner, and exhibit understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity, both in our professional and personal endeavors.
We provide quality service in a courteous, efficient, and accessible manner. We foster community and employee involvement through problem-solving partnerships.
We treat all people impartially, with consideration and compassion. We are equally responsive to our employees and the community we serve.
The Miami-Dade Police Department’s Vision is to be the model law enforcement organization in the nation by blending strategic planning with community concerns.
Careers at MDPD
A career with MDPD offers an opportunity for human involvement, professional advancement and community service. MDPD is charged with the safety of approximately two million citizens who live within a 2,109 square mile area. In order to accomplish this formidable task, it utilizes the services of approximately 2,900 sworn officers and 1,700 support personnel.
Awards and Recognitions
The Miami-Dade Police Department for winning multiple NACo Awards from the National Association of Counties.
Commend a Miami-Dade Police Employee
Take the time to let us know about the positive experiences you have had with any of our police employees
Citizen Advisory Committee
Each unincorporated Miami-Dade Police District has a CAC made up of about 15 lay people. They meet monthly with the command staff of the District at the station.
The meeting is open to the public. Any problem requiring special attention can be presented; police matters are assigned to an officer; non-police issues are handled by the Team Metro representative.
Crime Statistics keeps you informed about crime in your neighborhood. The Miami-Dade Police Department uses crime reports to improve community awarenss and to help identify potential areas of rising crime.
On September 10, 2010, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Implementing Order 2-12 creating the Miami-Dade County Diversion Program. The purpose of the Miami-Dade County Diversion Program is to:
- seek compliance with Miami-Dade County Code violations,
- improve the quality of life in Miami-Dade County through community service hours,
- reduce the demands on the court system and
- give violators options to resolve their ordinance violations.
Distinguished Officer(s) of the Month
The Miami-Dade Police Department recognizes employees for heroic acts or meritorious service through the official Departmental Recognition Program. On a monthly basis, the Departmental Awards Committee selects a Distinguished Officer of the Month from nominations it receives. Director James Loftus presents awards to the honorees at their respective duty stations.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Mon Oct 1, 2012 10:06:46 AM
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