Sherea Green
Miami-Dade County Police Department

Sherea Green, a seasoned law enforcement professional with 28 years of dedicated correctional experience, has been appointed Director of the Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department. In her new role, she spearheads complex and extensive operational activities, prioritizing the highest level of protection and service for the citizens of Miami-Dade County. Director Green plays a pivotal role in shaping the organization’s mission. Their overarching goal is to provide safe, secure, and humane pre-trial detention of individuals in their custody, all while preparing inmates for successful re-entry into the community. Under her guidance, the department emphasizes diversity, equity, and inclusion, fostering a supportive environment for staff members.

Throughout her extensive career, Director Green has demonstrated outstanding abilities in planning, directing, and coordinating criminal justice activities within county correctional facilities. Her adept management skills shine through as she efficiently operates and supports service functions, skillfully navigating a $483 million budget. She strategically oversees 3,085 sworn and civilian staff responsible for inmates’ daily custodial, care, and transportation activities, reflecting her unwavering commitment to excellence and consistently delivering unparalleled results. Beyond her profound correctional expertise, Director Green strongly advocates leadership, succession, mentorship, and continuous growth. Her impressive educational journey includes completing various executive programs and leadership courses, notably the Executive Leadership Program at Nova Southeastern University. Additionally, she has earned accolades from prestigious institutions such as The National Jail Leadership Command Academy, the Command Officers Development Course at The Southern Police Institute, the Florida General Instructor Techniques Course, and Leadership North Broward, sponsored by The Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce. Director Green is a Certified Jail Services Inspector with The Florida Model Jail Standards Committee and a Certified Jail Manager recognized by The Jail Manager Certification Commission (JMCC) and the American Jail Association (AJA).

With a diverse academic background and a passion for professional development, Director Green holds a degree in Criminal Justice, including an associate in science from Miami Dade College North Campus, a Bachelor of Science from Florida International University (Magna Cum Laude), and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the same university. Throughout her remarkable career, Director Green has consistently demonstrated her expertise in planning, directing, and coordinating criminal justice activities for county correctional facilities. She has a profound understanding of management, public administration, and correctional administration principles, which has enabled her to effectively supervise and lead a large and complex metropolitan correction and rehabilitation system.

One of her notable achievements is her ability to cultivate and maintain strong working relationships with local, state, and national correctional organizations, ensuring compliance with all necessary local, state, and federal regulations and standards for managing correctional facilities. She has been instrumental in upholding federal, state, county, and local jail standards. Director Green is exceptional in selecting and developing highly qualified candidates and valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion in her workforce. She takes pride in advising and encouraging career advancement and professional growth opportunities for Staff Officers, Executives, Managers, and Supervisors, promoting a culture of excellence and innovation. Director Green previously served with the Broward Sheriff’s Office as Assistant Director (Major) of South Operations, where she oversaw critical areas, including the Main Jail Bureau, Courts Security, Central Intake Bureau, and the Juvenile Assessment Center.

Beyond her exemplary professional achievements, Director Green is deeply involved in her community. She is a dedicated member and serves as Assistant Coordinator for the 93rd Street Community Baptist Church Mentoring Princess Ministry, Chief Operations Officer for GIRLfessionals, First Vice President for Broward County Business and Professional Women’s Network, and Treasurer for Moms2Moms 58 Foundation Inc. Her contributions extend to various organizations, including The Florida Sheriff’s Association, National Sheriff’s Association, The American Correctional Association, The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement (NOBLE), International Association of Women and National Association of Professional Women, among others.

A true believer in empowering others, Director Green lives by her guiding principles: “A true leader should showcase the team’s efforts but stand in the shadows during the victory!” Her dedication and commitment to service have earned her accolades and recognition throughout her career, including the High Achievers Award presented by The Broward County Business and Professional Women’s Network, Our Sheros and Ladies of Liberty Award by Young Women Facing Their Future Inc., Leadership Award by Discover The Beauty Women Empowerment Inc., Honoring Women That Serve in the Community presented by Barry University, and Pacesetter for Women in Law Enforcement Award presented by State Representative Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed.

In addition to her outstanding contributions in the correctional services field, Deputy Director Green is also a successful entrepreneur. As the Owner and CEO of Hall of Fame Trucking Logistics Inc. and Green Tea Real Estate Investments Inc., she exemplifies the spirit of innovation and enterprise.

Director Green’s commitment to inspiring and uplifting others extends to her authorship of the book “Eyes Have Not Seen and Ears Have Not Heard.” In this motivational work, she shares invaluable leadership and mindfulness principles, encouraging readers to embrace their limitless potential and strive for their highest and best.

As a prominent figure in both the correctional services domain and the business world, Director Green continues to impact her community significantly. Her visionary leadership, dedication to professional development, and entrepreneurial spirit inspire those around her to reach new heights of excellence.

For more information about Director Green and her transformative leadership in Miami-Dade County, please contact sherea.green@miamidade.gov