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Miami-Dade Schools Police – 4th Largest School District

Ian Moffett is Miami-Dade school’s new police chief. He’s in charge of policing the fourth-largest school district in the country with nearly 400 schools and 350,000 students. “The first interaction with law enforcement the vast majority of these students are going to have with law enforcement are going to be the men and women in blue that service our schools,” said Moffett. “I want that to be a positive interaction.”

Since getting the nod to lead the district’s police department a couple of weeks ago, Moffett has focused his attention on providing a safer, more secure atmosphere for students, staff and faculty. “Crime knows no boundaries,” said Moffett. “We’ve got to be able to prevent and intervene rather than just respond to it.”  Read more…