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Making A Police Report

If this is an emergency, dial 911


Starting on July 15, 2013, until November 15, 2013, the Property and Evidence Unit public window will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 0800-1500 hours.


You can make a police report either in person or by calling the non-emergency line (305-673-7900) to have an officer respond to you.

In Person
There are two ways you can make a police report, in person, with a police officer.

• You can respond to the Miami Beach Police Department Headquarters located at 1100 Washington Avenue to report incidents that occurred in the City of Miami Beach.

• You can call the non-emergency telephone number, 305-673-7900, and have a police officer respond to your location.

Online Reports
The Miami Beach Police Department is diligently working to bring our citizens and visitors this feature in the near future.

Telephone Reports
You can file a police report via telephone on the below list of crimes only:

• Grand and Petty Theft
• Harassing Telephone Calls
• Threats
• Criminal Mischief (except graffiti)
• Supplemental Reports

24 hours Non-emergency: 305-673-7900 (Caller will be transferred by Dispatch)

Additional Loss/Supplemental Reports
If you want to update information on an existing a police report such as address or phone number or if you want to include additional information to a police report, call
(305) 673-7900 (Caller will be transferred by Dispatch)

Accident/Crash Reports
If you were involved in an accident and left the scene, the other party involved may have already made a report. If you are in the City of Miami Beach, contact 305-673-7900 and have a police officer respond to investigate, otherwise, please call 305-673-7888 (the accident investigation office) during business hours and speak with an investigator. You may be asked for information to help complete the accident investigation.  If no report was made, you will be given instructions on how to obtain and prepare a "drivers report" for your insurance company.

How do I get a copy of my police report?
You can pick up a copy of your report at the Police Department:

Open to the Public:

Tuesday-Thursday 8:00AM – 3:00PM
Friday 8:00AM-12:00PM

Fingerprinting:

Tuesday-Thursday 8:00AM – 2:30PM
Friday 8:00AM-11:30AM

City of Miami Beach Employee ID Cards:

Monday 8:00AM- 4:00PM
Friday 8:00AM- 4:00PM


OR

Fill out a letter requesting a copy of the report with case number and send it with a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

Miami Beach Police Department
Records Unit
1100 Washington Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33139

How do I get a copy of a 911 tape?
You can get a tape copy of a 9-1-1 call. The charge is $3.00 per tape.  There is no charge if you provide your own tape.  Contact the Records Unit at (305)673-7100 (business) or (305)673-7879 (fax) for further information.

How to receive a copy of any other media (CCTV video, photos) ?
To request copies of other media (CCTV video, photos) please contact the Records Unit at (305)673-7100 (business) or (305)673-7879 (fax) for further information.