The Town’s outstanding Police Department consists of 38 sworn Police Officers and 10 civilians. The mission of the Medley Police Department is to work in partnership with the community to protect life and property, solve problems, and enhance the quality of life for all our citizens.
Medley also has a state-of-the-art Regional Firearms Training Center, consisting of three firing ranges and a SWAT tower. The center also offers classroom facilities, vending areas and covered patios. It is available to all municipal, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.
The Town of Medley is conveniently located and accessible to all types of transportation resources. The Miami International Airport is three miles southeast and the Opa-locka Airport/ Metro-Dade General Aviation facility is six miles northeast. Nearby major roadways are the Homestead extension of the Florida Turnpike, the Palmetto Expressway, U.S. Route 27 and the Northwest 74th Street connector to and from Hialeah. In addition, the Town of Medley houses the Metro Rail Palmetto Station located at 7701 N.W. 79 Avenue as part of the Miami-Dade Transit system, which supplements the Miami-Dade Bus system. The FEC railroad freight line plays a vital role in the business community by servicing many Medley businesses along its tracks. The Town of Medley attracts both small and large businesses. Sysco Foods Services of South Florida alone occupies approximately 550,000 square feet of industrial space on its own campus.