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
Keep Your Home Safe from Crime ... To help in our efforts for a safe community, the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit provides different safety services to the residents, and it won’t cost you a penny! We offer Residential and Commercial Survey services, under which a police officer will visit your home or business, assess the property’s vulnerability to crime and recommend solutions. Check out this home security checklist to see how your home stands up to burglary prevention. Leaving town? You can schedule a home watch and our officers will be particularly vigilant of your home while you’re away. All of this can be accomplished by a simple call to our Policing Unit at 305-278-4000 FEB 26, 2016
Terrorist Awareness ... Identifying suspicious activity is not a hard science. You have to rely on your judgment and common sense. Learn how to recognize and report terrorism in this essential Terrorist Awareness Guide provided by the Homeland Security Section of the Miami-Dade Police Dept. If you suspect terrorist activity, contact MDPD at 305-4POLICE or the local Joint Terrorism Task Force at 866-58-ALERT. DEC 26, 2015
Prevent Auto Break-Ins ... Palmetto Bay Police received 150 signs (at left and in Village Facebook gallery) in 2013 to post at parks and businesses throughout the community. to help in the effort by our Public Safety team to thwart this year-round in our community. Read these timeless crime-prevention tips. Get a new sign posted in your area -- call 305-278-4000. AUG 20, 2013
Report Non-Emergencies Online ... Visit the Miami-Dade County Police website to make online reports on the following: non-emergency police reports, suspicious activity, human trafficking, missing persons, police misconduct, and to view Most Wanted listings. SEP 17, 2012
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Off-Duty Officers ... Apply for off-duty MDPD police permits, submit payments, and view permit activity online. Or call 305-278-4000 during regular business hours for info. Request forms are at MDPD webpage (under blue-colored navigation bar on left side of page). JUL12, 2013
Commander Truitt Honored ... Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen recognized retired Commander Gregory Truitt in the House Chamber, Oct. 22. Palmetto Bay elected officials and staff were in the Nation's Capital seeking funding for local projects, and were present when Major Truitt was honored for his service to Miami-Dade County and to the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit. Watch C-SPAN. OCT 22, 2015
FTC Videos ... View FTC videos: "Hacked Email," and "Hijacked Computer," to make sure you won’t lose everything from tax forms to photos MAR 05, 2015
Crime Watch Groups ... Contact Officer Judge or call 305-278-4018 to join a neighborhood Crime Watch. Program organizes neighborhoods of single-family homes, apartments, and gated communities to learn about crime prevention, homeland security, and disaster preparedness. Read more about a recent meeting. DEC 2, 2012
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).
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 Village of Palmetto Bay Policing Unit, weekdays, 8am to 5pm at 305-278-4000.
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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.
Village of Palmetto Bay Municipal Center
9705 East Hibiscus Street
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157
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