Miami-Dade County ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE

SERVING OUR COMMUNITY

Our Vision is to promote and enhance the administration and professionalism of law enforcement and public security through the provision of superior police protection for all our citizens and visitors. 

About us

The Miami-Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police is a premier member organization; the purpose of which is to promote efficient law enforcement services through the cooperation and coordination of all law enforcement agencies and our public safety stakeholders throughout Miami-Dade County.

MDCACP serves municipal police departments, Miami-Dade Corrections, College and University Police, private businesses and security firms, as well as federal and state law enforcement agencies. 

history

In 1937, a group of Dade County Chief's formed a corporation to what is now known as the Miami Dade County Association of Chief's of Police. The original 20 members set up their guidelines and recommendations for the positive furtherance of policing in Dade County.

Our Dade Chief's "founding fathers" had the foresight to set up the association in a manner that was fair, unbiased and with the intent of a long lasting entity. While creating the bylaws of the organization they realized that to have a cohesive transformation of leadership a series of chairs was needed.

Meet our Executive Team

DIRECTOR DANIEL JUNIOR

President

Agency: Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation

CAPT. DAVID DE LA ESPRIELLA

Vice President

Agency: Miami Beach Police Department

CHIEF RENE LANDA

Secretary

Agency: South Miami Police Department

TBD

Treasurer

Chief Ian A. Moffett (Ret)

Past President

Asst. Director Irve Heller (Ret)

Sergeant of Arms

Chief Charles Press

Awards / Officer of the Month

Chief Raleigh Flowers

Awards / Officer of the Month

Chief Mike Mills (Ret)

Badge / Reception

Janet Lewis, Esq.

By-Laws / Legal & Legislative

Ivonne V. Duran, Esq.

By-Laws / Legal & Legislative

Chief Daniel Oates

By-Laws / Legal & Legislative Committee Member

Major William Washa

By-Laws / Legal & Legislative Committee Member

Israel U. Reyes, Esq.

By-Laws / Legal & Legislative Committee Member

Hillah Sara Mendez, Esq.

By-Laws / Legal & Legislative Committee Member

Chief Samuel Ceballos

Electronic BOLO System/ Scholarships

Chief Ian. A. Moffett (Ret)

Juvenile Justice Matters

Chief Edwin López

Juvenile Justice Matters

Chief Freddy Maas (Ret)

LEO Awards

Lieutenant James Somohano

Membership

Major Hector R. Garcia (Ret)

Media / Website / Training

Major William Washa

Nominating (Elections) & Traffic Safety

Captain Tom Labombarda

Technology

Membership

Honoring Our Officers of the Month

Each month, the Awards Committee selects deserving Miami-Dade County law enforcement officers for the prestigious Officer of the Month designation based on meritorious performance.

2018

This month's officers of the month:

Holiday luncheon to celebrate our Officers of the Month from @NorthMiamiPD. Special thanks to all the sponsors who assist in acknowledging all of the incredible work done every day in our County. #HappyHolidays

This month's officers of the month:

This month's officer of the month:

Last night we honored @MiamiDadePD Ofc Devon Dolam for his heroic actions during the tragic @FIU bridge collapse. He represents the thousands of hero’s working every day to serve the community of Miami-Dade. We were honored and proud to recognize him.

This month's officer of the month:

Honoring our Ofc of the Month Det. Manuel Gonzalez of @MiamiDadePD for his heroism in the face of danger and a tribute to his strength and courage. He represents the thousands of officers that do exemplary work each and every day in Miami-Dade county.

This month's officers of the month:

Congratulations to DPD Sgt. Celis, Ofc’s R. Cuan, A. Tellez, S. Demby & @MiamiDadePD Ofc. J. Azrak as the @MiamiDadeChiefs Officers of the Month for their courageous actions in the face of an active shooter.

Scholarship

If it sounds too easy, that’s because it actually is easy to apply for scholarships. Many students feel unprepared when they’re starting the process, but with a little research, preparation and help, you could be on your way to an impressive financial aid package.

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