Miami Beach Florida Police Department

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  • Miami Beach, Florida is an island city in the southern part of the state.
  • Population: 82,890 [1]. Miami Beach is the 26th largest city in Florida[2]
  • Officers: 371[3]

Body Camera Policy

The department was the first in south Florida to officially adopt body cameras, starting with 70 in 2016.[4]



Policy Changes


  1. "QuickFacts - Miami Beach city, Florida", United States Census, 2020-04-01
  2. Miami Beach FL population, World Population Review
  3. "Miami Beach Florida Police", Police Data Initiative, 2020-09-06
  4. Tim Elfrink, Miami Beach Police First in South Florida to Officially Adopt Body Cameras, ', 2016-02-01