Harvette Smith

Police Department
Title: Captain - Administrative Division
Phone: 305-948-2984

On February 26, 1990 , Captain Harvette S. Smith was hired by the North Miami Beach Police Department (NMBPD) and began her career as an administrative assistant in the Accreditation Unit until April 1993. Captain Smith went on to become a Police Communications Officer and later a Communications Training Officer. After dispatching for five (5) years, Captain Smith attended the police academy and join the Uniform Patrol Division as a road patrol officer. In 2001, Captain Smith was assigned to the Accreditation Unit where she formed a team to successfully maintain the agency’s accredited status for 17 years.

On February 20, 2018, Captain Smith was promoted to the rank of Police Sergeant and assigned to the Administrative Division, overseeing the Accreditation Unit, Property and Evidence Unit and Grant Administration.
Captain Smith is a graduate of Miami Central Senior High School and hold a Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Union Institute and University. Captain Smith has dedicated 30 years of service to the citizens of North Miami Beach and will continue to lead, guide, and motivate the future of NMBPD.


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