Miami Gardens Police Department
|Miami Gardens Police Department|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||City of Miami Gardens in the state of Florida, USA|
|Size||51.8 square miles (134 km2)|
|Headquarters||Miami Gardens, Florida|
|Agency executive||Matthew Boyd, Chief of Police|
|Miami Gardens Police|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The Miami Gardens Police Department or MGPD, often referred to as the City of Miami Gardens Police, is the chief police department of the U.S. city of Miami Gardens, Florida. The Miami Gardens Police Department is the lead agency for Law Enforcement activities within the City of Miami Gardens. The department operates under a unified command structure with its headquarters located at 1020 NW 163rd Drive, Miami Gardens, Florida.
There is one patrolling districts and seven neighborhoods for which the following districts are responsible:
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- "Black man arrested 62 times for 'trespassing' at his workplace.". MSNBC. 22 November 2013.
- Eyder Peralta (23 November 2013). "Miami-Area Police Force Accused Of Rampant Racial Profiling". NPR.