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Community & Youth Outreach Section
The Community & Youth Outreach Section (CYOS) runs various community based programs, including:
- Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)
- Crime Prevention Display Vehicle
- The MDPD Police Explorer Program
- Students Together Against Negative Decision (STAND)
- MDPD Student Internship Program
- The Citizen's Police Academy
- Police Athletic League (PAL)
- The DUI Mobile Educational Center
- The MDPD Pedestrian Educational Specialists
- The Gun Bounty Program
- Crime Prevention programs
CYOS provides various other services to schools and community organizations throughout MDC. The highly successful D.A.R.E. program reaches over 10,000 students in MDC each year. The Miami-Dade PAL afterschool program reaches over 20,000 children each year by involving them in a variety of sports, games, educational activities, and various events. STAND, geared toward high school youths, reaches over 90,000 students each year.
In addition, CYOS monitors the Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers line. Crime Stoppers is a community action program that encourages citizens to become involved in the fight against crime, while remaining completely anonymous, with the possibility of receiving a cash reward. The Crime Stoppers TIPS line is 305-471-TIPS (8477), or 1-866-471-8477. For more information, please visit Crime Stoppers of Miami-Dade County.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Thu May 4, 2017 10:34:34 AM
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