Weekly Crime Reports ... See the latest Crime & Incident Report, issued by Palmetto Bay Police Unit, a division of the Miami-Dade County Police Dept., on Mondays (except holidays). Also feel free to review previous weekly reports, below. MAY 19, 2013
Crime Watch at Work ... 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. Commander Truitt and Officer Judge provided tips to thwart burglaries and provided other key information. Read more. MAY 8, 2013
Youth Crime Watch ... The Outreach Officers of our Village Policing Unit report, that during a Coral Reef Youth Crime Watch discussion today, students learned about the importance of protecting their heads while riding a bike, scooter, skateboard, or other mode of transportation. See full photo on Village Facebook. JAN 29, 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
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
Police Blood Drive ... Palmetto Bay Policing Unit hosts a blood drive at Village Hall tomorrow, (Friday) May 10, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Everyone who donates get a free -- and stylish -- shirt and thank-you pack, plus a wellness checkup that includes blood pressure, temperature, iron count and cholesterol screening. MAY 9, 2013
New Scam Tactics ... The Village Policing Unit is issuing an alert to all residents: be aware and vigilant of new scam tactics being used in South Florida. Police urge residents to never give out personal information if they feel they are being scammed. FEB 5, 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 Business ... 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).
Alarm Registration ... Click here for info and/or contact the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit during regular business hours to inquire about the services available to Village residents, including alarm registration.
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.
- 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.