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Miami-Dade Police Department

The Miami-Dade Police Department will commit its resources in partnership with the community to promote a safe and secure environment, maintain order, provide for the safe and expeditious flow of traffic, and practice our core values of integrity, respect, service and fairness.

Top Services

Traffic Accidents

Get live traffic crash information to make your commute easier.

Traffic Crashes
Search for public records.

Search open warrants and police reports, request fingerprinting services, background checks, body-worn camera recordings and more.

Police Records
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Apply for a job with the Miami-Dade Police Department.

Police Careers
Crime Map

Check out our crime incident map to see if crimes have been committed in your area.

Crime Map
Civil Process. Click here to learn about filing a process with the Clerk of Courts, Domestic Violence Injuctions, Evictions, and other related topics.

Learn about evictions, collecting a judgment, filing a process with the Clerk of Courts and other related topics.

Court Services
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Get help if you're the victim of a crime. The Miami-Dade Police Department can assist and guide you through the judicial process.

Help for Crime Victims
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Get Involved

Police Volunteer Programs

Be a volunteer citizen, a police explorer, a police chaplain, or a police reserve or auxiliary officer. You can also join the citizen advisory committee.

Police Internships

Miami-Dade Police Department interns are exposed to the day-to-day operations of a major, urban law enforcement agency.

Police Reporting System

Submit a non-emergency police report online and print a copy for free.

Report Suspicious Activity

Watch for signs of terrorism, and if something looks to be unusual or frightening, let law enforcement officials know.

Missing Persons

Bring closure to the families of loved ones by providing key information about missing persons.

Cold Cases

Many crimes in Miami-Dade remain unsolved. Check out some cold cases, and perhaps you have information that can help solve one.

Safety Tips

Online Shopping

Shopping online is simple, fast, and convenient, but you need to protect yourself from identity theft and be safe when meeting strangers to complete a transaction.

Home Security

Our home is where we feel safest, and we have some suggestions to help keep it that way.

Child Safety

Although protecting our children is a natural instinct, we offer these helpful child safety tips for parents.

Visitor Safety

Exploring an unfamiliar place can be a challenge, and we want to ensure that you have a pleasant and safe stay.

Running, Jogging and Walking

Follow these tips to help you stay safe while you're getting your cardio workout.

Juvenile Curfew

Learn about the Juvenile Curfew Ordinance that helps reduce crime and provide protection to Miami-Dade County residents.

News & Events

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At risk of being evicted or becoming homeless?

View a list of Miami-Dade County Resource Centers and get help today.

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Learn about body-worn cameras

Miami-Dade Police Department patrol officers wear body-worn cameras to improve police services and increase public safety.

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The MDPD Pride vehicle is ready to roll

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) recently unveiled the MDPD Pride vehicle.

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Police traffic tickets have gone digital

MDPD's eCitation system improves accuracy and efficiency during the traffic ticketing process.

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About Us

We provide basic police services throughout the unincorporated area of Miami-Dade County, Miami Lakes, Palmetto Bay and Cutler Bay. Our decentralized police patrol in eight districts.

Our specialized patrol teams include the airport, seaport, marine, motorcycle, bomb disposal and SWAT. Our crime investigators work with other law enforcement agencies, from local cities to the Department of Homeland Security.

Integrity is the hallmark of the Miami-Dade Police Department and we are committed 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.

Vision Statement
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.