Miami-Dade Police Department: Sorry, we’re closed

MIAMI — Because of the danger of Hurricane Irma, Miami-Dade officers are not able to respond to emergency calls, the Miami-Dade Police Department stated Sunday.

“Our officers are now sheltered for their safety,” the police department tweeted.

“Stay indoors, DO NOT venture out!” officials warned.

Irma was expected to rotate into the Miami metro area with gusts of up to 100 mph, according to the National Weather Service, and officials warned the storm surge could cause severe flooding.