The City of Aventura incorporated in November 1995. On April 1, 1997, the Police Department began full-time operations with 40 police officers and 13 civilian personnel. Since then, the Police Department has grown to 84 full-time police officers, 39 civilians, and 15 volunteers.
The mission of the Aventura Police Department is to protect and serve the citizens of Aventura with courage, leadership, and professionalism.
The Aventura Police Department endeavors to be the benchmark of excellence for public safety by strengthening community partnerships, embracing innovation and technology, and investing in future leaders.
The Aventura Police Department's philosophy is to provide a professional, full-service, community-oriented police department; to respond to all calls for service in a timely and professional manner; to ensure that all crimes are thoroughly investigated and those who are arrested are successfully prosecuted; to interact with the community and create partnerships’ that enhance law enforcement, crime prevention and quality of life issues.
Public Records Law
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"Our mission is to join within our community to make Aventura a city of the highest quality and a city of excellence. We do this by providing responsive, cost-effective and innovative local government services."
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.