Bay Harbor Islands Police Department

Office of the Chief

Chief Raul M. Diaz

Chief Diaz has over 31 years of demonstrated law enforcement experience, at both the local and federal level; 18 of which were at the executive level of law enforcement. He rose through the ranks at the Fort Lauderdale Police Department to become Assistant Chief there, serving 26 years in total. Most recently, he served as Chief of Police for the City of Lynchburg, VA. Chief Diaz holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration, is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy and serves as a Lt. Colonel in the USAF Reserves.

"My decades of experience and training, have forged me into a seasoned Police Chief. I look forward to serving the community of Bay Harbor Islands, for many years to come."

See Something, Say Something

If you observe any suspicious activity, please call 911 or utilize our non-emergency number 305-866-6242, (depending on the nature of the situation). Please do not delay, if you see something, please say something.

  1. Chief Raul M. Diaz

    Raul Diaz

    Chief of Police
    Phone: 305-866-6242

  2. Police

    Physical Address
    9665 Bay Harbor Terrace
    Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154

    Phone: 305-866-6242
    Fax: 305-993-1783
    Emergency: 911