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PBSO Trains for Active School Shooters

We constantly train our deputies to respond to active school shootings to save lives, evacuate students and eliminate the threat. Not long ago, we did a training exercise at a local school to enhance our ability to respond to these horrible events in the quickest, most effective way possible. Please know, we are there to protect our children and risk our lives to keep our community safe.

PBSO Trains for Active School Shooters.
We constantly train our deputies to respond to […]


Dear Troubled Friend:

We know that you have been dealing with a lot lately. We know that you may be having overwhelming feelings of depression, anger and heartbreak. Sometimes we find ourselves in a cloud of confusion and fog where we can’t clearly see the light and we lose ourselves in thoughts that are full of rage and revenge. But know this, you are loved. You are not alone. There is an answer and a place to find the cure to your […]


Deputy Involved Shooting – I95 just North of Lantana Road, Lantana – PBSO

February 7, 2018
Time: 9:35 am
1st Location: 1600 block S. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth
2nd Location: Northbound I95 just north of Lantana Road, Lantana
Deputies responded to a shooting that occurred in 1600 block of S. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth.  Upon arrival deputies learned that a male suspect shot a female. The suspect put the female victim in his car and fled the scene before deputies arrived.
Further investigation determined the suspect drove to Southern Blvd and entered I95 northbound driving at a high rate of […]


PBSO Deputy Uses Non-lethal Tactic to Dissuade Dog, Even After Getting Bitten

Two german shepherd’s busted out of their back yard and terrorized the streets near Pot O Gold Street, West Palm Beach, this morning. One of the shepherds bit a teenager as he was walking to school (he received minor injuries). PBSO deputies were called and responded to the area. A PBSO sergeant was able to corral the shepherd’s back to their residence. As our our deputy attempted to close the gate one of the shepherd’s re-escaped.

Our deputy immediately jumped […]


Detectives are investigating a Homicide in Belle Glade.

Detectives are investigating a Homicide in Belle Glade.
Shortly before 4:00 pm, today, January 24, 2018, a sugar company worker found what appeared to be a body floating in a canal in the 33000 block of Gator Blvd, Belle Glade.
Deputies, detectives, crime scene investigators, marine unit deputies and medical examiners personnel responded to the scene to investigate further. Upon further investigation it appears the body was of a Hispanic male and it appears he is the victim of a homicide. […]


PBSO Goes to Puerto Rico – Operation Coqui

More than 3 months ago, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico leaving them without electricity, flooded homes and broken hearts. Today, people from the island including the Police, remain without the basic necessities, but with hope for a brighter future of restoration. PBSO began “Operation Coqui” for that purpose; to assess the damage and fact-find areas where we can come together and help.
Last month, PBSO Representatives and Palm Beach County Commissioner, Dave Kerner went to Puerto Rico to examine the […]


Car Creeper Busted

Christopher Dillion was captured for committing not 1, or 2, or 3, but 56 vehicle burglaries in the Victoria Groves Development in Royal Palm Beach, overnight.
Dillion was arrested and charged with several burglary-related charges.

At Dillion’s residence, detectives found property from the overnight vehicle burglaries as well as property from other burglaries. Detectives will be charging Dillion with additional charges.
Dillion is currently being housed in the PBC Jail on NO BOND. He will be attending first appearance on Friday, December […]


Protect Yourself from “Porch Pirates”

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans are the victims of package theft and the numbers increase during this time of the year. Here is how you could protect yourself from “Porch Pirates”.
One thing you can do is install a real-time security camera that alerts your smartphone, or computer when there are trespassers surrounding your property. This allows you to stop the crime or alert authorities right away.
You can also use package tracking technology. Online shoppers can get pretty close to knowing […]


PBSO Awards UPS workers Who Stopped a Christmas Thief

Due to the quick action of a UPS driver, suspect, Joshua Thibodeau was arrested for stealing and hiding packages that were delivered to residents in the City of Lake Worth.
On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at 2:50 pm, a UPS driver just completed a delivery to two residences in the 300 block of South M Street. Roughly, 20 minutes later the driver observed a white male, later identified as Joshua Thibodeau, walking east on 4th Ave South with packages in […]


Toy Drive BBQ to Collect Toys and Donations for the Fallen Officer’s Families

There are over 900 fallen officer’s children in the United States. For the second year in a row, we partnered up with the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association to host a Toy Drive BBQ to collect toys and donations for the fallen officer’s families. Together, we were able to collect well over 1,000 toys. Thanks to everyone who participated.



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