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. 


In 1937, a group of Dade County Chiefs formed a corporation to what is now known as the Miami Dade County Association of Chiefs 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



Agency: Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation


Vice President

Agency: Miami Beach Police Department



Agency: South Miami Police Department



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.

Bylaws / Legal & Legislative

Ivonne V. Duran, Esq.

Bylaws / Legal & Legislative

Chief Daniel Oates

Bylaws / Legal & Legislative Committee Member

Major William Washa

Bylaws / Legal & Legislative Committee Member

Israel U. Reyes, Esq.

Bylaws / Legal & Legislative Committee Member

Hillah Sara Mendez, Esq.

Bylaws / Legal & Legislative Committee Member

Chief Samuel Ceballos, Jr.

Electronic BOLO System/ Scholarships Committee

Chief Ian. A. Moffett (Ret)

Juvenile Justice Matters

Chief Edwin López

Juvenile Justice Matters

Chief Freddy Maas (Ret)

LEO Awards

Lieutenant James Somohano


Major Hector R. Garcia (Ret)

Media / Website / Training

Major William Washa

Nominating (Elections) & Traffic Safety

Captain Tom Labombarda



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.


This month's officer of the month:

Here is the Officer of the Month for December 2018. Miami Police Department Officer Anthony Corral.

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.


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