Support Services Division

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Administrative Services 

The Administrative Services Division provides a supportive role for the agency through units such as:


Research and Accreditation

Body Worn Cameras

Property and Evidence

Court Liaison

 The components of this division are responsible for the receipt, processing and retention of police department reports and documents.

 This division is also responsible for the department’s accreditation certification. The Margate Police Department has been accredited by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement (CFA) since 1997. An accreditation program has long been recognized as a means of maintaining the highest standards of professionalism. Accreditation is the certification by an independent reviewing authority that an entity has met specific requirements and prescribed standards.

Special Services

The Special Services Division was created as a component of the Support Services Bureau. The Special Services Division is headed by a Lieutenant with the title of Commander, and consists of the following specialized units:

  • Traffic Unit
  • Fleet Management
  • Community Service Aides
  • Animal Control
  • School Resource Officer
  • Crime Prevention
  • Marine Unit
  • Bicycle Unit
  • Drone Unit