Our Mission

The purpose of Do The Right Thing of Miami, Inc. (DTRT) is to recognize and reward Miami youths for their exemplary behavior, accomplishments, and good deeds through a unique partnership with the City of Miami Police Department, the Miami-Dade Schools Police Department, and other participating law enforcement agencies in Miami-Dade. The DTRT Awards Program distinguishes exceptional school-age children who choose to be drug and crime free, exhibit non-violent behavior, do well in school, make a difference in their communities, and demonstrate turnaround behavior. Each month of the school year, parents, police officers, teachers, and other adults nominate up to 1,000 children for “doing the right thing.” A selection committee reviews the nominations and selects ten finalists for the month who are honored at a ceremony at police headquarters in downtown Miami.

Nominate or Register Today

Please click on the Nominate button to submit a student nomination or select the Register button if you are the DTRT Coordinator for your school and have not yet signed up to participate in the program.

Latest News

DTRT Miami Marlins Game

The 2017-2018 DTRT Top 10 Winners were recognized on the field at the Miami … [Read More...]

DTRT Summer Salute Awards Night 2018

We had a blast celebrating the end of the 2017-2018 school year during our … [Read More...]

May 2018 Top 10 Winners

Congratulations to the May 2018 Top 10 Winners!  The ceremony was held on … [Read More...]

Coordinator Corner

Last DTRT Reminders for 2017-2018 School Year

Please see the last reminders and updates for this school year: Summer Salute 2018 Reminder For those of you that have had a Top 10 Winner this school year, please remember to RSVP by Friday 6/1. May Nominations The May nominations were sent to school mail on Thursday 5/24. You should be receiving them this week. DTRT Coordinator Survey Please take 5 minutes to complete the survey (if you have not already done so) to help our program apply for future funding. We greatly appreciate it! DTRT 2018-2019 School Year Please keep in mind for the upcoming school year: ALL DTRT … [Read More...]

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