Miami-Dade Police Department


To strive to be the leading law enforcement organization in the nation by blending strategic policing with community concerns.

To commit its resources in partnership with the community 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.

About Miami-Dade Police Department
Headquartered in Doral, Florida, Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) is the largest police department in the Southeast, and the 8th largest in the United States. With a workforce of more than 3,000 sworn officers and over 1,000 civilian staff, MDPD provides countywide and sheriff services to a diverse multi-ethnic and racial population of over 2.4 million people in an area covering over 2,400 square miles.

Accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, it has achieved national recognition for its high level of service and professionalism.

MDPD is a vibrant, energized organization committed to delivering the highest possible level of service to the citizens and visitors of Miami-Dade County. Employees of MDPD have a wide array of professional opportunities to pursue throughout their careers.

For sworn personnel, these include:

  • patrol,
  • investigations,
  • supervisory,
  • training,
  • tactical,
  • specialized,
  • managerial, and
  • executive functions.  

For civilian staff, professional fields include:

  • communications,
  • clerical,
  • administrative,
  • crime analysis, and
  • training.

Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including: 

  • a variety of health and dental insurance options,
  • and paid sick and holiday leave.


Careers at MDPD
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Miami-Dade Police Department
9105 NW 25 ST
Doral, Fl 33172

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