Professional Compliance Bureau
18805 NW 27th Ave.
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Email: [email protected]
Major: Eric Garcia
The Internal Affairs Section has as its major function the receiving, processing, and investigation of complaints made against members of the Department. To ensure the public trust and maintain the Department’s integrity, the Bureau conducts immediate, objective, and thorough investigations of all complaints. It is essential that all allegations of police misconduct are thoroughly and objectively investigated to assure the public that official police misconduct will not be tolerated and, at the same time, provide a process whereby officers unjustly accused can be vindicated. Complaints may be submitted anonymously by letter or email.
Public Corruption and Criminal Conspiracy Sections
1701 NW 87th Ave.
Doral, FL 33172
Email: [email protected]
The Public Corruption and Criminal Conspiracy Sections (PCS) (CCS) of the Miami-Dade Police Department is responsible for investigating acts of criminal misconduct involving public officials, County employees, police officers, lobbyists, and private vendors conducting business with Miami-Dade County. In accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, the PCS and CCS strive to promote integrity and lawful conduct within Miami-Dade County government, and to fulfill our commitment to the citizens of Miami-Dade County, which is "Delivering Excellence Every Day."
Digital Forensic Unit
The Digital Forensic Unit provides a variety of digital forensic laboratory and crime scene support services to the greater municipal, state, and federal law enforcement agencies of Miami-Dade County. The Unit provides objective digital forensic laboratory examination services, crime scene response services (in matters involving digital evidence), and digital network forensic services.
The Unit provides objective examination services on digital evidence seized pursuant to administrative investigations. They provide data recovery services to the MDPD during incidents of catastrophic failure and/or data corruption. They are an integral part of the critical incident response team for the Miami-Dade County Information Technology Department, Enterprise Security Office. It provides consultation services and education to the investigators of Miami-Dade County, as well as for the Offices of the State Attorney, United States Attorney, MDPD Legal Bureau, and the County Attorney's office.
The Unit is an active partner laboratory providing digital forensic services for the United States Secret Service, Miami Electronic Crime Task Force, and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, pursuant to Memorandums of Understanding existing between the task forces and the MDPD.
The Digital Forensic Unit operates 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Body-Worn Camera Unit
The Body-Worn Camera Unit was implemented to improve police services, increase accountability for individual interactions, and enhance public safety. The Unit helps improve the high-quality public service expected of police officers and promote the sense of procedural justice that communities expect from their police departments and officers. The camera footage enables the Miami-Dade Police Department to demonstrate transparency and openness in their interactions with members of the community. The Unit also processes public record requests related to body-worn cameras.
The Body-Worn Camera Unit operates 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday.