CITY OF WEST MIAMI POLICE DEPARTMENT

 
The West Miami Police Department (WMPD) has a rich history of providing its residents with the highest caliber of public safety services since the city's incorporation in 1947. Our mission is to protect and serve the community with integrity, professionalism, and respect, fostering a safe environment where all residents can thrive.
 

 

Department Structure

Currently, our police force consists of:

·         23 sworn full-time officers

·         Several part-time and reserve officers

·         Dedicated civilian personnel

This team works tirelessly to provide professional and personalized police service to our residents 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Leadership and Innovation

Under the leadership of Acting Chief Pedro “Pete” Delgado, the WMPD is continually enhancing and establishing innovative programs to offer superior police service and protection. Our commitment to community policing is at the forefront of everything we do.

Community Services

1.      Home Security Program

o    House Checks: When residents are away, our officers conduct multiple daily checks on their homes.

o    Security Surveys: Upon request, our detectives perform in-depth home security assessments, providing written reports with recommendations.

2.      Public Safety Initiatives

o    Vehicle Equipment Verifications: Random checkpoints to ensure compliance with driver's licenses, vehicle insurance, and equipment regulations.

3.      Community Engagement

o    Bicycle Patrol Unit: Officers regularly patrol the community on bicycles, fostering closer interactions with residents.

o    Speed Enforcement: Our radar signs not only inform motorists of their speed but also collect data to improve traffic law enforcement.

4.      Emergency Response Our department is equipped and trained to handle a wide range of emergencies, from natural disasters to critical incidents. We work closely with other local and state agencies to ensure a coordinated response when needed.

5.      Youth Programs We offer various programs aimed at fostering positive relationships between law enforcement and local youth, including school visits, safety education, and mentorship opportunities.

Continuous Improvement

The WMPD is committed to ongoing professional development. Our officers regularly participate in training programs to stay current with the latest law enforcement techniques, legal updates, and community policing strategies.

Diversity and Inclusion

We strive to build a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Our recruitment and retention efforts focus on creating an inclusive environment where all officers and staff can thrive.

Stay Connected

We believe in transparent communication with our community. Follow us on social media platforms [www.facebook.com/WestMiamiPD & www.instagram.com/westmiamipolice] for updates, safety tips, and community event announcements. Our website [www.westmiamipolice.org] also provides valuable resources and information.

Contact Us

For non-emergencies or to learn more about our services:

·         Phone: (305) 266-0530

·         Address: 901 S.W. 62nd Avenue West Miami, FL 33144

Remember, in case of emergencies, always dial 911.

The West Miami Police Department is here to serve you. We encourage community participation and welcome your feedback as we work together to keep West Miami safe and thriving.