Today Random Pixels is introducing a regular series of mini-profiles of your Miami-Dade County officials wherein we compare their duties and salary to those of similar government officials throughout the U.S.
|MDPD director James Loftus|
Title: Director, Miami-Dade Police Department
Miami-Dade County population 2,500,000
Duties: Oversees a department with 2900 sworn officers and 1700 support personnel.
Annual salary: $200,297 a year with executive benefits of $8,942
Now let's compare Loftus's salary and duties to that of the New York City police commissioner.
Name: Raymond W. Kelly
Title: New York City Police Commissioner
New York City population: 8,391,881
Duties: Kelly oversees the largest urban police department in the world with 34,500 sworn officers
Annual salary: $205,000 a year