About the Policing Unit

About the Policing Unit

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.   The daily operations and administration of the Department are overseen by the Village Commander with the assistance of a Police Lieutenant.

Main Areas of Responsibility


  • charged with the primary responsibility to protect, the unit is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well being of the Palmetto Bay community
  • community-oriented policing
  • traffic safety
  • maintaining order
  • providing for the safe and expeditious flow of residents and visitors
  • upholding the values of integrity, respect, service, and fairness

Department Goals

  • 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
  1. Police Department

    Physical Address
    9705 E Hibiscus Street
    Palmetto Bay , FL 33157


    Phone: 305-278-4000
    Fax: 305-278-4019
    Emergency: 9-1-1

  2. Maria Guerra

    Police Commander