Opa-locka, Florida – Jail and Mugshot Information

Opa-locka is a city that can be found in Miami-Dade County. According to the 2016 census, there are approximately 16,457 people living in this area. The city operates under a Commission–manager type of government. The mayor is Myra Taylor while the City Manager is Yvette Harrell.

City Hall
780 Fisherman Street
4th Floor
Opa-locka, FL 33054
(305) 953-2868

Opa-locka City Hall

Myra Taylor, Mayor
mtaylor@opalockafl.gov

Yvette Harrell, City Manager
(305) 953-2821
yharrell@opalockafl.gov

In 2016, the crime index for Opa-Locka was 897.7 which was more than double the US average (280.5). Within that year, there were 5 reported murders, 6 reported rapes, 81 reported robberies, 282 reported assaults, and 209 reported burglaries. There were also 721 reported thefts, 152 reported auto thefts, and 2 reported arsons. As of October 2018, 24 registered sex offenders are residing in Opa-Locka. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 689 to 1 which is near the Florida average.

Opa-locka, Florida – Police Station Information

The total reported incidents in Opa-Locka in 2016 were 1,456 which gave it a crime rate of 8,649 crimes for every 100,000 people. This was more than double the Florida average at the time (3,117 crimes per 100k people) and the US average (2,837 crimes per 100k people). During that year, the crime that was most commonly reported was theft.

The Opa-Locka Police Department (OLPD) is a full-service law enforcement agency that employs 54 sworn positions and 10 civilian staff. The OLPD is headed by Chief of Police James Dobson. There are several divisions within the department – General Investigations Unit, Records, Traffic Unit, Community Empowerment Team, and Animal Control.

Opa-Locka Police Department
780 Fisherman Street
Suite 316
Opa-Locka, FL 33054
(305) 681-1033

Opa-Locka Police Dept

The Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitations Department operates three detention facilities which are used by the Opa-Locka Police Department. The Metro West Detention Center can be found along NE 41st Street while the Pre-Trial Detention Center is located along NW 13th Street. The Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center is located in NW 41st Street. The visitation hours are different for each facility 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 Opa-locka, Florida

The City Clerk is the official records custodian for Opa-Locka. All public records requests are fulfilled by this office. You can download the public records request form online and email it to the receptionist of the City Clerk’s office.

Diane Cure-Darden, Receptionist
ddarden@opalockafl.gov

Joan Flores, City Clerk
(305) 688-4611
The Records Department is responsible for maintaining all records generated by the OLPD. You can get in touch with the department during regular business hours: 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. & 1:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Records Department, OLPD
(305) 681-1033
records@opalockapd.com

Police Logs in Opa-locka, Florida

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

Miami-Dade County Crime Mapping

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