Miami Gardens Police Department

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Miami Gardens Police Department
Abbreviation MGPD
Agency overview
Formed 2007
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* City of Miami Gardens in the state of Florida, USA
Size 51.8 square miles (134 km2)
Population 107,167 (2010)
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Miami Gardens, Florida
Police Officers ~191
Civilians 53
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:

The City of Miami Gardens Police Department also patrol Sun Life Stadium, also the Calder Casino & Race Track.

In 2013, serious allegations of civil rights abuses and sweeping misconduct were proven against the department.[1][2][3]