Chief's Message

Cherise G. Gause, North Miami Police Chief

Cherise G. Gause
Chief of Police

Email Police Chief Cherise G. Gause
Office Phone: 305-891-0294
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It is with great pleasure that I extend a warm welcome to you on behalf of the North Miami Police Department. As your Chief of Police, I am honored to serve and protect our vibrant and diverse community. Our website serves as a vital hub for information, resources, and engagement, reflecting our commitment to transparency, community safety, and effective law enforcement.

In an ever-evolving world, our mission is clear. Our police department is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and service. We will, build community trust through transparency and engagement, respect the sanctity of life through quality training, de-escalation, community policing and effective communication, enhance youth opportunities through mentoring and involvement, strengthen our Police Department’s culture through respect and professionalism, establish high standards for supervision, total inclusion, and development while "Making A Positive Impact" through Respect, Integrity, Courage, Empathy, Unity, Professionalism. 

Our website is not only a reflection of our commitment to public service but also an opportunity for you to get involved and stay informed. We encourage you to explore the various sections, stay updated on our latest news and events, and reach out to us with any questions or concerns.

I firmly believe that safety is a shared responsibility, and your partnership with the North Miami Police Department is paramount to our success. Together, we can make a positive impact and a safe City to live, work, and visit.

Chief Gause