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Miami-Dade

J.D. Patterson
Director, Miami-Dade Police Department

Miami

(party affiliation not shown because the Director is an appointed rather than elected position)

Education

Master’s degree, public administration, University of Miami; bachelor’s degree, Human Resource Management, Barry University; FBI National Academy, Quantico, VA, 203rd Session; EXCEL I & II, University of Miami 

Military

U.S. Air Force served from 1978-1982

Career

Police officer, 1985; police corporal, 1989; police sergeant, 1990; police lieutenant, 1993; police major, 1999; division chief, 2002; promoted assistant director, 2004; appointed acting director, Miami-Dade Police Department, 2012; appointed director of Miami-Dade Police Department, February 4, 2013

Honors and Affiliations

Progressive Officer’s Club; National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives; Dade Chiefs of Police; Dade County Police Benevolent Association.


SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Address: Miami-Dade Police Dept., 9105 N.W. 25th St., Miami, 33172-1500
Phone: (305) 471-3518
Website: http://www.miamidade.gov/police/

COUNTY DETAILS
County Seat: Miami
Population: 2,591,035
County Website: http://miamidade.gov/

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