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Office of the Chief of Police

About

The Office of the Chief of Police is responsible for the overall command of all sworn officers and non-sworn employees. Members of the Office of the Chief coordinate; long-range planning, policy development and review, employee development and training, labor relations and personnel management, financial management and purchasing, employee accountability, and media relations.

Objectives

  • Create an environment that recognizes the importance of safety
  • Develop strategies to recruit/retain employees, enhance employee satisfaction and staff development
  • Review, enhance and develop policy
  • Identify alternative funding sources for department resources and programs
  • Ensure the continuity of technological programs
  • Ensure fair and impartial policing
  • Coordinate activities and work in partnership with various law enforcement agencies and community based organizations to curtail crime and continue community policing aspects of policing
  • Work in partnership with various media outlets
  • Foster positive community relations

Office of the Chief Units

Professional Compliance Unit

The Unit’s mission is to insure the integrity of the Miami Gardens Police Department and to protect the public, through fair, thorough, and proactive investigations of alleged police misconduct.

Legal Unit

The Legal Unit provides legal advice to police personnel concerning state statutes, federal statutes, and city ordinances, as well as serves as legal counsel to the Chief of Police concerning department policies.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What kinds of police misconduct complaints do the CMG Police Department receive and investigate?
The CMG Police Department is obligated to take every complaint of alleged police misconduct or improper performance made by a member of the public; where the complaint involves one or more CMG Police Department member engaged on-duty or off-duty.

2. Who may file a complaint?
Any person who feels he or she has been the victim of police misconduct. If the complainant is a minor, under the age of 18, a parent or legal guardian must accompany the minor when filing the complaint.

3. How can you bring good officer/employee conduct to the attending of the CMG Police Department?
If you would like to compliment the conduct and/or actions of a CMG Police Department employee, this may be accomplished by calling the Office of the Chief of Police at 305-474-1400 or you may also send written correspondence to the Police Department at 18611 NW 27 Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33056.

4. Where is the CMG Police Department located?

Miami Gardens Public Safety Building located at 18611 NW 27 Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida 33056.

5. How do I report crime?
If it is an emergency dial 911. If it is a non-emergency dial (305) 474-6473.

Contact

Executive Assistant to the Chief Patricia Jolly
Phone: 305-474-1400
Email: [email protected]
Address: 18611 NW 27 Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33056