Miami Beach, FL Police

Miami Beach, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information

Miami Beach is a city located in Miami-Dade County. According to the 2016 census, approximately 92,307 people live in this coastal resort city. The city operates under a Commission-Manager form of government. The current mayor is Dan Gelber while the City Manager is Jimmy L. Morales.

City Hall
1700 Convention Center Drive,
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Miami Beach City Hall

Dan Gelber, Mayor
305.673.7035
DanGelber@miamibeachfl.gov

Jimmy L. Morales
305.673.7010
JimmyMorales@miamibeachfl.gov

In 2016, the crime index for Miami Beach was 694.2 which was double the national average. During that year, there were 7 reported murders, 57 reported rapes, 345 reported robberies, 531 reported assaults, and 603 reported burglaries. There were also 7,251 reported thefts and 6 reported arson cases. As of October 2018, 20 registered sex offenders have listed Miami Beach as their place of residence. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 4,595 to 1 which is a lot smaller than the Florida average.

Miami Beach, Florida – Police Station Information

Miami Beach had 9,359 reported incidents in 2016 which gave it a total crime rate of 10,046 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. This was almost triple the Florida average at the time which was 3,117 crimes for every 100,000 people. It was also much higher than the national average (2,837 crimes for every 100,000 people). The most commonly reported incident that year was theft.

The Miami Beach Police Department is located on Washington Avenue and is headed by Chief Daniel J. Oates. It is comprised of several divisions – Criminal Investigations, Operations, and Support Services. The administrative functions of the department are overseen by the Chief of Staff. The department employs 333 sworn police officers.

Miami Beach Police Department
1100 Washington Avenue ,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

Miami Beach Police Dept

Daniel J. Oates, Chief of Police
305.673.7900

The Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitations Department oversees three detention facilities which are used by the Miami Beach Police Department. The Metro West Detention Center is located on NE 41st Street while the Pre-Trial Detention Center is located in NW 13th Street. The Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center is located in NW 41st Street. Each facility’s visitation hours are different and will depend on the first letter of an inmate’s last name.

Metro West Detention Center:

4 – 9 p.m.
Monday and Sunday: A – L (including SMU)
Tuesday and Saturday: M – Z (including SMU)
Wednesday: A-Z (excluding SMU)
Thursday: M-Z (excluding SMU)
Friday: A-L (excluding SMU)

8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Saturday: A – L (including SMU)
Sunday: M – Z (including SMU)

Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center
8:30 a.m. – noon, 7 – 9 p.m.
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday: A-L
Monday, Thursday and Saturday: M –Z

Pre-Trial Detention Center

5:30 – 9:15 p.m.
Thursday and Saturday: A – L
Friday and Sunday: M – Z

5:30 – 10 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday: East Wing
Tuesday and Wednesday: Inmate Work Crew

10 a.m. – noon
Saturday and Sunday: Safety Cells

Metro West Detention Center
13850 NE 41st ST, Miami, FL 33178
786-263-5110

Pre-Trial Detention Center
1321 NW 13th St, Miami, FL 33125
786-263-4110

Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center
7000 NW 41st St, Miami, FL 33166
786-263-5341

Open Records Requests in Miami Beach, Florida

The City Clerk is responsible for the safekeeping of all public records for the city of Miami Beach. All public records requests submitted to the city is processed in this office.

Rafael E. Granado, City Clerk
305.673.7000 ext. 6451
RafaelGranado@miamibeachfl.gov

The Records Management Unit is responsible for the safekeeping of all records and documents generated by the police department. Any requests for copies of public records must be submitted to this office.

Records Management Unit
305.673.7990

Police Logs in Miami Beach, Florida

You can view all recent crimes reported in Miami-Dade County online. The most commonly reported incident in this area is larceny.

Miami-Dade Crime Mapping

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