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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Chief Rolle to be inducted to 2019 Miami Dade College Alumni Hall of Fame

Chief Rolle Headshot Exterior

Homestead Police Chief Alexander E. Rolle, Jr. has been chosen for induction into the 2019 Miami Dade College Alumni Hall of Fame for outstanding contributions to the field of Law Enforcement.  The Alumni Hall of Fame honors extraordinary alumni ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Inside Homestead March 2019

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're talking about downtown developments, science Saturdays, and your National Parks.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Homestead Community Policing to Host Coffee with a Cop Event

Coffee With a Cop February 2019

The Homestead Police Department's Community Policing Unit invites residents to enjoy a free cup of coffee with their local police officers on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, from 9AM-1PM at the William F. Dickinson Community Center (1601 N. Krome Avenue, Ho...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Inside Homestead February 2019

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're giving you a recap of exciting past events and a heads up on events coming your way.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Homestead Police Department Reminds Residents to "Park Smart"

Park Smart

The Homestead Police Department reminds residents to "park smart."   Criminals have recently been targeting unlocked vehicles in shopping plazas and residential areas.  So, make sure you lock your car, park in a well-lit area, ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Road Closure Extended: SE 14th Avenue at SW 328th Street

Road Closure Notice

Please note that the road closure of SE 14th Avenue at SW 328th Street will be extended through February 6th due to weather conditions. Working hours will be weekdays 7am-3pm, but the road will remain closed 24/7 during this period.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Turkey Point Siren Test January 29-31, 2019

Turkey Point Siren Testing

FPL will be conducting Turkey Point siren maintenance Tuesday, January 29th through Thursday, January 31st from 8:30am to 5:30pm. Part of the maintenance will include both verbal and air-horn sounds.  Call (772) 260-7692 for more information.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: January 24, 2019

HARB Routine Demolition Training January 24, 2019

HARB Plane

The Homestead Air Force Base is conducting a routine demolition training operation today, January 24, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. During this time window there will be a maximum of 10 detonations.  Should you have any questions or concerns, co...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Road Closure Notice: SE 14th Avenue at SW 328th Street

Road Closure Notice

Please note that SE 14th Avenue at SW 328th Street will be closed January 17th through January 30th. Working hours will be weekdays 7am-3pm, but the road will remain closed 24/7 during this period.

Homestead Police Department
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Modified Traffic Pattern SW 328th Street from US 1 to Krome Avenue

News Item Traffic Pattern SW 328 January 2019

Please be advised there will be a new traffic patter on SW 328th Street from US 1 to Krome Avenue.  The two westbound lanes of SW 328 Street will be closed from US 1 to Krome Avenue from 01/14/19 through 02/15/19. The eastbound lanes will be chan...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Single Lane Closure SW 328th Street US 1 to Krome Avenue

News Item Road Closure SW 328 January 2019

Starting Monday, January 7, 2019, there will be single lane closures west-bound and east-bound along SW 328 Street between US 1 and Krome Avenue. This closure is for work required for Pump Station 1 construction as contractors transfer flow connections fr...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Inside Homestead December 2018

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're talking about holiday happenings, community events, and our neighboring National Parks.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Single Lane Closure SW 328th Street US 1 to Krome Avenue

News Item Road Closure SW 328 December 2018

Starting Thursday, December 20, 2018, there will be a single lane closure west-bound along SW 328 Street between US 1 and Krome Avenue. This closure is for work required for Pump Station 1 construction as contractors transfer flow connections from old Pum...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Homestead Community Policing to Host Movie with a Cop

Movie with a Cop January 2019

The Homestead Police Department Community Policing Unit will be hosting a free movie night with free popcorn on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 5pm at the Homestead Police Headquarters located at 45 NW 1st Avenue, Homestead, FL. Guests will also enjoy a bounc...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Turkey Point Siren Test 12.07.2018

Turkey Point Siren Testing

The regularly scheduled quarterly siren test of the Turkey Point Nuclear Plant’s warning sirens will occur Friday, December 7, 2018 at approximately 1PM and last about 20 minutes from start to finish. This test is a required part of Turkey Point's alert a...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Homestead Community Policing to Host Coffee with a Cop Event

Coffee with a Cop December 2018

The Homestead Police Department's Community Policing Unit invites residents to enjoy a free cup of coffee with their local police officers on Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 10AM-2PM at Starbucks (1029 N. Homestead Blvd., Homestead, FL 33030).  ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Inside Homestead November 2018

Inside Homestead

In this episode of Inside Homestead, we're recapping Downtown events, getting ready for the holidays, and giving you updates on the NASCAR Championship weekend.  Watch now to find out more!

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

NASCAR Championship Weekend Traffic Update

Homestead-Miami Speedway

The NASCAR Championship Weekend begins Friday, November 16th.  Please note the following traffic information associated with the races:

Friday, November 16, 2018 │ Ford EcoBoost 200 (8PM)

There are limited traffic delays anticipated for this event....

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Homestead Community Policing to Host Coffee with a Cop Event

Coffee with a Cop November 2018

The Homestead Police Department's Community Policing Unit invites residents to enjoy a free cup of coffee with their local police officers on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 8AM-12PM at Dunkin' Donuts (1814 NE 8th Street, Homestead, FL 33033).  ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: October 23, 2018

Mayor Porter Recognizes Detective Ryan Khawly as Officer of the Month for August 2018

Mayor Porter Detective Ryan Khawly

Mayor Jeff Porter recognized Detective Ryan Khawly as Officer of the Month at the Special Presentations on October 17th for his exceptional public service and work on the Homestead Police Department during the month of August 2018.

Captain Raymond DeJohn a...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: October 22, 2018

City of Homestead Celebrates Florida City Government Week

FL Cities Week 2018

The City of Homestead is joining cities across the state in celebrating Florida City Government Week from October 22-28, 2018.  Because city government is the government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Watch the 2018 Tribute to City Staff

2018 Tribute to City Staff

City of Homestead staff is here for you no matter what...there ain't no mountain high and ain't no valley low enough to keep us from serving you every day.  Watch the 2018 Tribute to City Staff now!

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike October 14-21, 2018

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, October 14, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion.

  • Florida’s Turnpike northboun...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike October 7-11, 2018

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, October 7, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion.

  • Florida’s Turnpike northbound...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Inside Homestead October 2018

Inside Homestead

On this episode of Inside Homestead we’re talking about traffic relief for commuters, good news for taxpayers, and some big wins for the City.  Watch now to find out more.

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Nightly Closure of SW 162nd Avenue October 2-9, 2018

SW 162 Closed October 2018 News

Attention Drivers!  SW 162nd Avenue from SW 328th Street to SE 5th Street will be CLOSED NIGHTLY from 8PM to 5:30AM October 2, 2018 through October 9, 2018.  Detour signs will be posted.

Homestead Police Department
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike September 30 - October 4, 2018

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, September 30, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion.

  • Florida’s Turnpike northbo...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Blasting Notice 09.28.18

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, September 28, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. if weather permits.  Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasti...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Nightly Lane Closure SW 328th Street September 25-26, 2018

SW 328th Street Closure Sept 18 2018

Please be advised the westbound lane of SW 328th Street between US1 and Krome Avenue will be closed nightly September 25th and 26th from 9pm-6am. Detour will be available by making a left on SE 6th Street from US-1 & turning left onto Krome Ave.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike September 23-27, 2018

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, September 23, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion.

  • Florida’s Turnpike northbo...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Nightly Lane Closure Extended SW 328th Street September 20-21, 2018

SW 328th Street Closure Sept 18 2018

Please be advised the westbound lane of SW 328th Street between US1 and Krome Avenue will be closed nightly through September 21st from 9pm-6am. Detour will be available by making a left on SE 6th Street from US-1 & turning left onto Krome Ave.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Nightly Lane Closure SW 328th Street September 18-19, 2018

SW 328th Street Closure Sept 18 2018

Please be advised the westbound lane of SW 328th Street between US1 and Krome Avenue will be closed nightly starting tomorrow September 18th through 19th from 9pm-6am. Detour will be available by making a left on SE 6th Street from US-1 & turning left...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Road Closure Extended: SE 6th Avenue at SW 328th Street September 4-19, 2018

SE 6th Ave Closed Sept 2018

SE 6th Avenue between SW 328th Street and E Mowry Drive will be closed 10AM to 4PM daily through Wednesday, September 19, 2018.  The area will be accessible to local traffic from E Mowry Drive only.  For more information, please contact ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike September 9-13, 2018

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, September 9, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion.

  • Florida’s Turnpike northbou...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: September 7, 2018

Turkey Point Siren Test 09.07.2018

Turkey Point Siren Testing

The regularly scheduled quarterly siren test of the Turkey Point Nuclear Plant’s warning sirens will occur Friday, September 7, 2018 at approximately 1PM and last about 20 minutes from start to finish. This test is a required part of Turkey Point's alert ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Road Closure Notice: SE 6th Avenue at SW 328th Street September 4-14, 2018

SE 6th Ave Closed Sept 2018

SE 6th Avenue between SW 328th Street and E Mowry Drive will be closed 10AM to 4PM daily beginning Tuesday, September 4, 2018 through Friday, September 14, 2018.  The area will be accessible to local traffic from E Mowry Drive only.  For...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Blasting Notice 08.24.18

Blasting Notice

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, August 24, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. if weather permits.  Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Homestead Police Department to Host National Night Out

National Night Out 2018

The Homestead Police Department will join more than 16,000 communities across the country when it hosts National Night Out on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 5pm to 9pm at the Homestead Police Headquarters located at 45 NW 1st Avenue, Homestead, Florida. Th...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Turkey Point Siren Test August 14-15, 2018

Turkey Point Siren Testing

FPL will be conducting Turkey Point Siren Maintenance on August 14th & 15th from 8:00AM to 5:30PM.  Maintenance will include an opening announcement (“this is a test”), a 20 second Air-Horn sound, and a closing announcement (“this was only a ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Blasting Notice 08.17.18

Blasting Notice Sign

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, August 17, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. if weather permits.  Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike August 12-16, 2018

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, August 12, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion. 

  • Florida’s Turnpike ...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Blasting Notice 08.08.18

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, August 8, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. if weather permits.  Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting e...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike August 5-9, 2018

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, August 5, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion. 

  • Florida’s Turnpike n...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Inside Homestead July 2018

Inside Homestead

On this episode of Inside Homestead, we’re talking about downtown revitalization, small business assistance, and tons of summer fun.  Inside Homestead starts right now...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Blasting Notice 08.02.18

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, August 2, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. if weather permits.  Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting e...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike July 29-August 2, 2018

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, July 29, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion. 

  • Florida’s Turnpike no...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Blasting Notice 07.25.18

Blasting Notice Sign

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, July 24, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike July 22-26, 2018

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, July 22, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion. 

  • Florida’s Turnpike no...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Homestead Community Policing to Host Hurricane Preparedness Event

Community Policing Hurricane Prep Event 2018

The Homestead Police Department Community Policing Unit will host a Hurricane Preparedness Event Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 10AM-2PM at the Homestead Lowe’s, located at 1850 NE 8th Street, Homestead, FL 33033.  The event gives residents a chance ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 18, 2018

HARB Routine Demolition Training July 18, 2018

HARB Plane

The Homestead Air Force Base is conducting a routine demolition training operation today, July 18, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. During this time window there will be several detonations.  Should you have any questions or concerns, contact their...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Road Closure Extended: SE 14th Avenue and SW 328th Street

Road Closure Notice July 12 SW 328 St and SE 14th Ave

The entrance of SE 14 Avenue from SW 328th Street closure has been extended until 5PM Wednesday, July 18, 2018. This is necessary for the Miami-Dade County Contractor to perform work associated with the SW 328th Street Widening Project. Please call 786-28...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 14, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike July 15-22, 2018

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, July 15, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion. 

  • Florida’s Turnpike no...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 15, 2018

Road Closure Notice: SE 14th Avenue and SW 328th Street July 16-17, 2018

Road Closure Notice July 12 SW 328 St and SE 14th Ave

The entrance of SE 14 Avenue from SW 328th Street will be closed starting Monday, July 16th at 7AM through Tuesday, July 17th at 5PM. This is necessary to perform work associated with the SW 328th Street Widening Project. Please call 786-285-9191 for more...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Homestead Public Services Warns of Potential Utility Scams

HPS Scam Alerts

The City of Homestead would like to alert its residents about scams that have been reported by Homestead Public Services customers. A supposed utilities representative calls a home or business and asks customers to make a utility payment over the phone by...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 12, 2018

New Northbound Turnpike Ramp Opening Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Turnpike Ramp Open July 18th

Good news!  The new Northbound Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and SW 152nd Avenue will be open Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  At the same time, the existing Northbound Turnpike Ramp will close for four weeks while contractors work on improv...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Road Closure Notice: SE 14th Avenue and SW 328th Street July 12-13, 2018

Road Closure Notice July 12 SW 328 St and SE 14th Ave

The entrance of SE 14 Avenue from SW 328th Street will be closed starting Thursday, July 12th at 7AM through Friday, July 13th at 5PM. This is necessary to perform work associated with the SW 328th Street Widening Project. Please call 786-285-9191 for mor...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike July 8-15, 2018

Turnpike Ramp Construction Updates

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Sunday, July 8, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion. 

  • Northbound or southbou...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Blasting Notice 07.03.18

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, July 3, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike July 5-6, 2018

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following closures and modifications that will be in effect beginning Thursday, July 5, 2018.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion. 

  • Northbound or southb...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike 06.29.2018

Campbell Drive - Turnpike Alert

Please be advised that  the contractor for the Campbell Drive and Florida’s Turnpike Interchange Modification project will perform a closure of southbound SW 152nd Avenue/Kingsman Road (east of the Turnpike) between Campbell Drive/SW 312th Street...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 25, 2018

Inside Homestead June 2018

Inside Homestead

Inside Homestead is back!  Catch up on major developments in Downtown Homestead, hurricane preparedness, mosquito control, and our annual Independence Day bash.

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike June 17-21, 2018

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

Please note the following traffic alerts for Florida's Turnpike and Campbell Drive effect beginning Sunday, June 17th. These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion.

  • Northbound or southbound Florid...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Parent Information Meeting for Homestead Police Athletic League Youth Enrichment Summer Program

PAL Parent Meeting Summer Youth Enrichment 2018

The Homestead Police Athletic League will host a Parent Information Meeting Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 5PM in the Phichol Williams Community Center, located at 951 SW 4th Street, Homestead, FL 33030.  The meeting is open to all parents of current ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Campbell Drive Traffic Alert June 14-15, 2018

Campbell Drive - Turnpike Alert

FDOT's Campbell Drive and Florida’s Turnpike Interchange Modification project will require overnight closures along eastbound Campbell Drive at SW 152nd Avenue/Kingsman Road:

  • Two eastbound lanes of Campbell Drive from Newton Road to SW 152nd Avenue/Kingsma...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike June 10-14, 2018

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following closures and modifications that are part of the new Northbound Turnpike ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion.
  • Northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike at various locations between Campbell Drive and south of Southwest ...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Blasting Notice 05.09.18

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, June 8, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Northbound Turnpike Closure Scheduled June 7, 2018

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has scheduled a full closure of northbound Florida’s Turnpike during the following dates and times:

All lanes northbound on Florida’s Turnpike between SW 120th Street and Kendall Drive/SW 88th Street will be ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Southbound Turnpike Closure Schedule June 4, 2018

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has scheduled a full closure of southbound Florida’s Turnpike to allow crews to install an overhead sign structure in this area. In order to perform this work safely, traffic will be detoured during the foll...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike June 3-7, 2018

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following traffic alerts for Florida's Turnpike and Campbell Drive effect beginning Sunday, June 3rd.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion.

  • Northbound or southbou...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Turkey Point Siren Test 06.01.2018

Turkey Point Siren Testing

The regularly scheduled quarterly siren test of the Turkey Point Nuclear Plant’s warning sirens will occur Friday, June 1, 2018 at approximately 1PM and last about 20 minutes from start to finish.

Homestead Police Department
Posted on: May 30, 2018

2018 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Guide 2017

Hurricane season officially begins June 1st and ends November 30th.  It is time to start making preparations such as tree trimming and cleaning out unwanted debris. The City urges all residents to prepare now.  Find more resources and in...

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Additional Info... Homestead Police Department
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Homestead Police Athletic League Youth Enrichment Summer Program Registration Now Open

PAL Summer Youth Enrichment 2018

Registration is now open for the Homestead Police Athletic League Youth Enrichment Summer Program.  This free enrichment program is open to students entering ninth through twelfth grades and will take place June 18, 2018-August 10, 2018 8AM-3PM a...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Blasting Notice 05.09.18

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, May 9, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Blasting Notice 05.02.18

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, May 2, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: April 29, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike April 29-May 4, 2018

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following traffic alerts for Florida's Turnpike and Campbell Drive effect beginning Sunday, April 29th.  These are necessary for the completion of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion.

  • Northbound or southb...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Blasting Notice 04.25.18

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, April 25, 2018, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: April 19, 2018

HPD Hosts Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run

Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run

Homestead Police Department will gather alongside Special Olympics athletes to carry the “Flame of Hope” and raise money for the Special Olympics in the Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run.  The Homestead leg of the run starts Friday, Apri...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: April 15, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike April 15-20, 2018

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

Please note the following traffic alerts for Florida's Turnpike and Campbell Drive Sunday, April 15, 2018 through Friday, April 20, 2018.

  • Northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike at various locations between Campbell Drive and south of Southwest 288th S...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Campbell Drive Traffic Alert April 13-16, 2018

Campbell Drive - Turnpike Alert

The contractor for the Campbell Drive and Florida’s Turnpike Modification Project will be performing construction activities that will require extended weekend closures along westbound Campbell Drive. Two westbound lanes of Campbell Drive from 15700 Block...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Mayor Porter Honors Jordan Vasquez and Dwayne Ireland as Officers of the Month for February 2018

Mayor Porter Officers Vasquez and Ireland

Vice Mayor Stephen Shelley, on behalf of Mayor Jeff Porter, recognized Officer Jordan Vasquez and Officer Dwayne Ireland as Officers of the Month at the Special Presentations on March 21 for their exceptional public service and work on the Homestead Polic...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: April 11, 2018

Blasting Notice 04.11.2018

Blasting Notice Sign

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, April 11, 2018, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Turkey Point Siren Testing April 11-13, 2018

Turkey Point Siren Testing

FPL will be conducting Turkey Point siren maintenance Wednesday, April 11th through Friday, April 13th.  Residents can expect to hear both sirens and announcements.  Each siren will be tested individually.

Homestead Police Department
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Blasting Notice 04.05.18

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, April 5, 2018, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Homestead Police Explorers Win First Place in Regional Competition

Homestead Police Explorers Win

From crime scene processing to crisis intervention, Homestead’s next generation of law enforcement is leading the way.  The Homestead Police Explorers won first place overall out of 22 teams and 200 individuals competing in the 2018 Sou...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

TRAFFIC ALERT!  The following closures and modifications will be in effect beginning Sunday, April 1st.  These are a necessary part of construction activity for the new Northbound Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike lane expansi...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Inside Homestead March 2018

Inside Homestead

Catch up on what's happening in Homestead with the latest edition of Inside Homestead News.  Today we’re talking about statewide recognition, trips on the trolley and visiting your City parks!

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following traffic modifications and closures beginning Sunday, March 25th that are associated with the new Turnpike ramp at Campbell Drive and the Turnpike expansion project.

  • Northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike at various locations ...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Campbell Drive Traffic Alert 03.23-25.2018

Turnpike Ramp Construction Updates

Friday, March 23rd through Sunday, March 25th Campbell Drive Eastbound will be reduced to 1 lane from the 15700 Block (in front of Chili's) up to approximately NE 30th Terrace. The closure will begin Friday at 7PM and open back up no later than 6AM Monday...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Blasting Notice 03.21.2018

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, March 21, 2018 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

  • Northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike at various locations between Campbell Drive and south of Southwest 288th Street, single lane closures, 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m., Sunday, March 18 through Thursday, March 22. 
  • Campbell Drive ...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Blasting Notice 03.15.18

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located on SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, March 15, 2018 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following traffic modifications and closures in effect as part of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion projects.

  • Northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike at various locations between Campbell Drive and south of ...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Inside Homestead February 2018

Inside Homestead

Catch up on everything that happened in February with Inside Homestead News! In this episode we're talking about recycling, getting kids involved with city government, and some fabulous renovations.

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following traffic modifications and closures beginning Sunday, March 4th as part of the new Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion projects.

  • Northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike at various locations between Campbell D...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: March 1, 2018

Turkey Point Siren Test 03.02.2018

Turkey Point Siren Testing

Turkey Point Nuclear Plant’s warning sirens will be tested on Friday, March 2, 2018 at approximately 1PM and will last about 20 minutes from start to finish.  This is a regularly scheduled quarterly siren test.

Homestead Police Department
Posted on: February 28, 2018

Mayor Porter Honors Phillip Beaver as Officer of the Month for June 2017

Mayor Porter Officer Beaver

Mayor Jeff Porter recognized Officer Phillip Beaver as Officer of the Month at the Special Presentations on February 21, 2018 for his exceptional public service and work on the Homestead Police Department during the month of June 2017.

Captain Raymond DeJo...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: February 23, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Traffic Alerts Turnpike

Please note the following closures and modifications beginning Sunday, February 25, as part of the new northbound Turnpike Ramp at Campbell Drive and Turnpike expansion projects.  

  • Northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike at various locations b...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Homestead Community Policing to Host Movie with a Cop

Movie with a Cop February 2018

Join Homestead Community Policing for a free screening of Despicable Me 3 during Movie with a Cop on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 6PM at the Homestead PAL (600 SW 14th Ave., Homestead, FL 33030).  Get to know your Homestead Police Officers and st...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: February 22, 2018

Blasting Notice 02.22.2018

SDI Quarry

Blasting Notice: SDI Quarry located off SW 167 Avenue is scheduled to conduct blasting today, February 22, 2018 between 9AM-3PM.  Residents may notice loud noise or vibrations, which are normal parts of these blasting events.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Turnpike Ramp Construction Updates

Please note the following FDOT closures and modifications as part of Turnpike widening and the new Turnpike entrance on Campbell Drive.  

  • Northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike at various locations between Campbell Drive and south of Southwes...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Homestead Community Policing to Host Coffee with a Cop Event

Coffee with a Cop February 2018

The Homestead Police Department's Community Policing Unit invites residents to enjoy a free cup of coffee with their local police officers on Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 8AM-10AM at Starbucks (1029 North Homestead Boulevard, Homestead, FL 33030). &a...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Turnpike Traffic Updates 2018

Please note the following FDOT closures and modifications are in effect at the following dates and times.  These are part of the ongoing project for Turnpike expansion and new northbound entrance ramp at Campbell Drive.

  • Northbound or southbound Fl...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: January 26, 2018

Inside Homestead January 2018

Inside Homestead

In this edition of Inside Homestead we’re talking about civil rights leaders, cowboys, and getting to know your South Florida National Parks! Inside Homestead starts right now…

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Homestead Community Policing to Host Coffee with a Cop Event

Coffee with a Cop January 2018

The Homestead Police Department's Community Policing Unit invites residents to enjoy a free cup of coffee with their local police officers on Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 8AM-10AM at Panera Bread located in the Homestead Pavilion (2493 NE 9th Ct., Hom...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Turnpike Ramp Construction Updates

TRAFFIC UPDATE!  The following traffic closures and modifications will be in effect beginning Sunday, January 21st as part of the new Turnpike Ramp on Campbell Drive. 

  • Northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike at various locations betwe...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Homestead Launches New Website

Website Updates

The City of Homestead launched a new website at www.cityofhomestead.com.  The new site not only presents a complete new design that highlights the spirit of our community, but also offers residents, visitors, and businesses intuitive tools that w...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Traffic Alert on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Turnpike Ramp Construction Updates

The following lane closures and traffic modifications will be in effect starting Sunday, January 7, 2018.  

  • Northbound or southbound Florida’s Turnpike at various locations between Campbell Drive and south of Southwest 288th Street, single lane cl...
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: December 20, 2017

FDOT Plans New Traffic Patterns through Thursday for Turnpike Construction Work

Turnpike Ramp Construction Updates

Commuters may want to avoid Campbell Drive near Florida’s Turnpike this week as crews work to improve the roadway. The Florida Department of Transportation announced that it will be closing several lanes and entrance and exit ramps near the intersection t...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Traffic Information for YMCA Jingle Bell Run

Jingle Bell Run 2017 Traffic

Residents can expect mild traffic delays associated with the YMCA Jingle Bell Run 5K this Saturday, December 2, 2017.  The Run starts at 5:30PM the Homestead YMCA (1034 NE 8th St.) and ends at Losner Park (104 N Krome Ave.).  These delay...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Turkey Point Siren Test

Turkey Point Siren Testing

Turkey Point Nuclear Plant’s warning sirens will be tested Friday, December 1st at approximately 1PM and will last about 20 minutes from start to finish. The test is a required part of the Turkey Point alert and notification program.

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: November 14, 2017

NASCAR Championship Weekend Traffic Update

Homestead-Miami Speedway

Friday, November 17, 2017 │ Ford EcoBoost 200 (8PM)

There are limited traffic delays anticipated for this event.  The majority of increased traffic will occur at the conclusion of the race around 10PM.  The most affected area will be outb...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Homestead Reopens

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

The Disaster Recovery Center in Homestead is now open at Portofino Plaza (650 NE 22nd Terrace, Homestead, FL 33033).  Hours are Monday-Saturday 9AM-7PM.  The Center will close Saturday, November 18th.  Disaster Recovery Centers ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Planned Closures on Campbell Drive & Florida's Turnpike

Turnpike Ramp Construction Updates

As part of the ongoing Turnpike expansion project and new northbound entrance ramp at Campbell Drive, the following lane closures are planned:

  • Florida’s Turnpike northbound entrance ramp from Campbell Drive will be closed nightly from 12:30 a.m. to 4:30 a....
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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Offices of the City of Homestead Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Veterans Day

The Offices of the City of Homestead will be closed Friday, November 10, 2017 and will reopen at normal business hours Monday, November 13, 2017.

Homestead Police Department
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Homestead Public Services Warns of Potential Utility Phone Scam (English & Spanish)

HPS Scam Alerts

The City of Homestead would like to alert its residents about a scam that has been reported by Homestead Public Services customers. A supposed utilities representative calls a home or business and asks customers to make a utility payment over the phone by...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: October 26, 2017

FEMA Opens New Disaster Recovery Center in Homestead

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

FEMA is operating a new Disaster Recovery Center at 650 NE 22nd Terrace, Homestead, FL 33033, where you can register for FEMA assistance and check on the status of your applications.  Center hours are currently 8AM-8PM.  Beginning Sunday...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: October 23, 2017

City of Homestead Celebrates Florida City Government Week

FL City Government Week 2017

The City of Homestead is joining cities across the state in celebrating Florida City Government Week from October 23-29, 2017.  Because city government is the government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Mayor Porter Honors Homestead Police Chaplain Chauncey Brown

Mayor Porter Honors Chaplain Brown

During a Special Presentation at the Council Meeting on July 26, Mayor Jeff Porter, with the help of Colonel Scott Kennedy and Captain Raymond DeJohn, thanked Police Chaplain Chauncey Brown for his dedicated service to the Homestead Police Department and ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Mayor Porter Honors Detective Jose Murillo as Officer of the Month

Mayor Porter Honors Detecive Murillo 2017

On July 26, 2017, Mayor Jeff Porter recognized Detective Jose Murillo for his exceptional contributions as a member of the Homestead Police Department during the month of May at the special Council Presentation. Participating in the recognition ceremony w...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Traffic Alert: New Traffic Pattern on Campbell Drive

Turnpike Ramp Construction Updates

Beginning on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, the contractor for the Campbell Drive and Florida’s Turnpike Interchange Modification project will begin performing construction activities along eastbound Campbell Drive between SW 15700 Block and NE 30th Terrace. ...

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Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 14, 2017

2017 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Guide 2017

NOAA predicts the 2017 Hurricane Season will be "above average" with between 11 and 17 named storms and up to 4 of those storms having the possibility of becoming a major hurricane.

Additional Info... Homestead Police Department
Posted on: June 14, 2017

HPS Warns of Scams & Fraudulent Notices (English & Spanish)

HPS Scam Alerts

The City of Homestead would like to alert its residents about a scam that has been reported by Homestead Public Services customers. A supposed utilities representative calls a home or business and asks customers to make a utility payment in cash or by a p...

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Homestead Police Department