South Miami Police Department
The South Miami Police Department (SMPD) has 50 sworn officers and eight civilian staff. The rank structure includes 37 Officers/Detectives, six Sergeants, three Lieutenants, two Captains, a Major, and a Police Chief. The agency serves a 2.5 square mile city in South Miami with a population of approximately 10,500. The jurisdiction of the SMPC borders the University of Miami's main campus and the cities of Coral Gables and Pinecrest.
The area also includes two major hospitals. The jurisdiction is divided up into six patrol zones. The South Miami Police Department is located next to City Hall at 6130 Sunset Drive in South Miami, FL 33143.
DUI Enforcement at the SMPD
The South Miami Police Department puts an emphasis on DUI and traffic enforcement within the Uniform Patrol Division. The Uniform Patrol Division writes approximately 15,000 citations each year. issued in the most current year.
Drug crimes and narcotics-related crimes are investigated by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). The General Investigations Unit (GIU) conducts follow-up investigations not resolved by the Patrol Unit during their preliminary investigation.
Attorney for an Arrest by SMPD
If you were arrested by an officer with the South Miami Police Department, then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney at Hubbs Law. Call for a free consultation to find out what you need to do right now to protect your rights as you fight for the best possible outcome in your case.
Call (305) 665-9040
City of South Miami Police Department
6130 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143
This article was last updated on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.
Ask for a Free Case Review
Visit Our Office
5975 Sunset Dr #502
South Miami, FL 33143 Map It
Read Our Blog
Read Our Recent Blog Posts
Law enforcement officers are required to read an individual his or her Miranda Rights before placing the individual under arrest or placing them in custodial interrogation; however, many Floridians' rights are violated and they are never read Miranda. Learn more about what happens if the officer does not read Miranda[...]Read more
Pre-trial diversion and pre-trial intervention programs are potential ways to avoid a criminal conviction; however, accepting pre-trial intervention or pre-trial diversion can have detrimental implications for non U.S. citizens. [...]Read more
In a 4-4 decision the United States Supreme Court affirmed the lower court ruling blocking deferred action immigration reform that would grant lawful status and work authorization to more than 4 million undocumented persons in the U.S. [...]Read more