Weekly Crime Reports ... Please review the most current Crime & Incident Report. It is usually posted Monday or Tuesday each week by Palmetto Bay Police Unit, a division of the Miami-Dade County Police Dept. Also feel free to peruse previous weekly reports, below. DEC 3, 2013
Blood Drive ... Get a free Fandango Movie voucher and complimentary wellness checkup by participating in the Village Policing Unit's Blood Drive, Dec. 12, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., at Village Hall. Free check-up includes blood pressure, temperature, iron count, and cholesterol count. Make a reservation first at www.oneblooddonor.org and use sponsor code #4017. Call Village Police for information at 305-278-4000. DEC 12, 2013
Economic Crimes Bureau ... With Miami ranking first among all US cities in identity theft, law enforcement officers with the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit are well prepared for the onslaught of ID theft and credit card fraud during the holidays. This, following a presentation of “Operation Safe Holiday 2013” at Village Hall by the MDPD Economic Crimes Bureau. Read more. NOV 6, 2013
Auto Break-Ins ... Palmetto Bay Police just received 150 signs (at left and in Village Facebook gallery) to post at parks and businesses throughout the community. Outreach Officers wage an all-out campaign each year during the holidays -- but auto break-ins are a problem year round. Read these timeless crime-prevention tips. And see if you get a new sign posted near you -- call 305-278-4000. AUG 20, 2013
Off-Duty Officers ... Need additional security? MDPD's online Off-Duty Police Services allows residents and businesses to apply for off-duty police permits, submit payments, and view permit activity online. Call 305-278-4000 during regular business hours for more. Request forms are at MDPD webpage (under the blue-colored navigation bar on the left side of the page). JUL12, 2013
Report Non-Emergencies Online ... Report non-emergency police matters online: non-emergency police reports, suspicious activity, human trafficking, missing persons, police misconduct, and "Most Wanted" listings. SEP 17, 2012
DARE Festival ... Thanks for joining us at the 4th Annual D.A.R.E. Arts & Crafts Festival and Car Show. Outreach Officers host the Drug Assistance Resistance Education fundraiser to procure additional instructional material. NOV 18, 2013
Commander Truitt Promoted ... The Village is proud to announce that Village Police Commander Greg Truitt has been promoted within the Miami-Dade Police Department from Lieutenant to Major. Read more. AUG 1, 2013
Sgt. Franco Honored ... Sgt. Emilio Franco, Jr., with the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit was recognized before a full house at the July Regular Council Meeting (see Facebook) by Commander Gregory Truitt for his service to the Palmetto Bay community and for his recent promotion as a sergeant JUL 11, 2013
Police Outreach Video ... Outreach Officers step into the camera's eye to tell us all about the various that strength ties with the community in a video that also features a Mangowood Neighborhood Association meeting in action. APRIL 5, 2012
Mangowood Crime Watch ... The three-year old Citizens' Crime Watch organized by resident Hal Feldman met last night to learn details of a recent burglary on SW 148 St. Police provided tips to thwart burglaries and provided other key information. Read more. MAY 8, 2013
Crime Watch Groups ... Contact Officer Judge or call 305-278-4018 to join a neighborhood Crime Watch. The program organizes neighborhoods of single-family homes, apartment complexes, and gated communities to learn about crime prevention, homeland security, and disaster preparedness. Read more about a recent meeting. DEC 2, 2012
Fingerprinting ... Police provide Fingerprinting for Kids, a unique program that would provide a valuable tool to aid authorities in locating missing children. See this August 2009 Fingerprinting event.
ECIP is Good usiness ... Palmetto Bay Policing Unit has rolled out a new program for business owners, called Emergency Commercial Identification Program. ECIP provides the uniform patrol officer a way to contact the business owner/representative directly in the event of an emergency/incident. Already, about 111 businesses have enrolled. Read more. JULY 17, 2012
Safety Seat Inspections ... Ensure your child-safety seat is in proper working order by making an appointment with the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit. Call 305-278-4016 or 305-278-4018 for a certified seat inspections and check up, Wednesdays at Village Hall. JUN 18, 2012
Suspicious Activities ... Please report suspicious activities by calling 911 in the event of an emergency or the non-emergency police number 4-Police (305-476-5423).
Shopping Safety ... Shoppers' Safety Tips are available for your reference, to ensure you have a safe, SMART, and pleasant shopping experience.
In response to resident requests for fast access to timely information, the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit provides a weekly "Crime & Incident Report," issued every Monday at about noon (or Tuesdays following a Monday Federal holiday) . The report summarizes the previous week's activity. A link to the most current is available on the homepage of the Village website.
- 11/25 - 12/01 Report
- 11/18 - 11/24 Report
- 11/11 - 11/17 Report
- 11/04 - 11/10 Report
- 10/28 - 11/03 Report
- 10/21 - 10/27 Report
- 10/14 - 10/20 Report
- 10/07 - 10/13 Report
- 09/23 - 09/29 Report
- 09/09 - 09/15 Report
- 09/02 - 09/08 Report
- 08/26 - 09/01 Report
- 08/19 - 08/25 Report
- 08/12 - 08/18 Report
- 08/05 - 08/11 Report
- 07/29 - 08/04 Report
- 07/22 - 07/28 Report
- 07/15 - 07/21 Report
- 07/08 - 07/14 Report
- 07/01 - 07/07 Report
- 06/17 - 06/23 Report
- 06/10 - 06/16 Report
- 06/03 - 06/09 Report
- 05/27 - 06/02 Report
- 05/20 - 05/26 Report
- 05/13 - 05/19 Report
- 05/06 - 05/12 Report
- 04/29 - 05/05 Report
- 04/22 - 04/28 Report
- 04/15 - 04-21 Report
- 04/08 - 04/14 Report
- 04/01 - 04/07 Report
- 03/25 - 03/31 Report
- 03/18 - 03/24 Report
- 03/11 - 03/17 Report
- 03/04 - 03/10 Report
- 02/25 - 03/03 Report
- 02/18 - 02/24 Report
- 02/11 - 02/17 Report
- 02/04 - 02/10 Report
- 01/28 - 02/03 Report
- 01/21 - 01/27 Report
- 01/14 - 01/20 Report
- 01/07 - 01/13 Report
- 12/31 - 01/06 Report
If you have information about any crimes or incidents, please contact Village of Palmetto Bay Policing Unit headquarters, weekdays (9 - 5), at: 305-278-4000
The Palmetto Bay Policing Unit was conceived through an interlocal agreement between the Village of Palmetto Bay and Miami-Dade County. The Department officially began its operations with the Village on July 14, 2003. Charged with the primary responsibility to protect, the Department is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well being of the Palmetto Bay community, emphasizing community-oriented policing and traffic safety. The Department is responsible for maintaining order and providing for the safe and expeditious flow of residents and visitors upholding the values of integrity, respect, service, and fairness. The daily operations and administration of the Department are overseen by the Village Commander with the assistance of a Police Lieutenant.
The Village Commander serves as the "Chief" of our Police Department, supervising the Village's sworn officers and civilian employees dedicated to serving the citizens of Palmetto Bay.
The goals of the Police Department are as follows:
- To create a safer Community through the interaction of the Policing Unit with special enforcement activities.
- To further enhance the rapport between the Policing Unit and the citizens of Palmetto Bay.
- Reduce the chances of a resident falling victim to burglars.
Monday through Friday, excluding holidays
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Report Problems Online
Visit the Miami-Dade County Police website to make on-line reports on the following: non-emergency police reports, suspicious activity, human trafficking, missing persons, police misconduct, and to view Most Wanted listings.