National Self-Defense Institute's SAFE Program coming to Palmetto Bay on July 20...The Palmetto Bay Policing Unit will hold a Self Defense Awareness & Familiarization Exchange (SAFE) training on July 20th at Coral Reef Elementary School (cafeteria) from 1-3pm. The program's purpose is to prevent crimes of sexual violence in our communities through education and training and to educate adult and teenage women about realistic options that will help them avoid, escape, and survive assaults. Email Officer Judge or call (305) 278-4018. Registration is required. Posted 7/14/16
Palmetto Bay Policing Unit Supports DTRT ... The Palmetto Bay Policing Unit is an official law enforcement partner of Do The Right Thing Miami, Inc. DTRT is a non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing and rewarding school-age youths for positive accomplishments, behavior and good deeds. The program ensures that young people are not only rewarded for “doing the right thing,” but also publicly recognized as role models for their peers. Representatives from the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit were at the March ceremony where a student from Palmetto Bay was honored for doing the right thing. See more. MAR 21, 2016
Let's Help Stop Aggressive Driving ... The Florida Department of Transportation has enlisted the help of several local agencies to put a stop to aggressive driving in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. Check out the latest eblast for upcoming outreach events and this week's safety tip. Are you an aggressive driver? Take the quiz to find out and learn what you can do to stop driving aggressively. MAR 21, 2016
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The Palmetto Bay Policing Unit provides a "Crime & Incident Report" every week by Wednesday summarizing the previous week's activity. See reports for the current year below and previous years in the crime reports archive.
Go to the Crime Reports Archive to see reports for prior years.
If you have information about any crimes or incidents, please contact the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit, weekdays, 8am to 5pm.
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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.
Continue to evolve the Community Outreach programs.
Continue to present crime prevention and safety programs to children attending schools and park programs in the Village.
Identify hazardous streets and address traffic issues with particular emphasis on speeding throughout the Village limits.
Increase police presence in the Village parks.
Reduce targeted crimes in the Village
Monday - Friday, excluding holidays
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Address & Location:
Village of Palmetto Bay Municipal Center
Palmetto Bay Policing Unit
9705 East Hibiscus Street
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
Emergencies: Immediately Dial 9-1-1
Palmetto Bay Policing Unit: 305-278-4019
Miami-Dade Police Non-Emergencies: 305-476-5423
Palmetto Bay Policing Unit Fax: 305-278-4000
Senior Staff Directory:
Major Serralta - Palmetto Bay Police Commander
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