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A 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran was attacked Monday at a Lake Park auto parts store.

Two black males started an altercation with a Hispanic male victim. The victim, 69 years of age, was followed into a business and was subsequently pushed and punched causing him to fall to the ground. While on the ground the suspects struck the victim with a truck lug wrench. The suspect’s then fled in a white Ford F250 dual cab truck with a partial Florida tag _DM_75.

The victim, a veteran of the Vietnam War, suffers from PTSD. He had […]

Sheriff Bradshaw meets with President Trump

Sheriff Bradshaw meets with President Trump, opens the door for continued dialogue on important issues affecting our community:

“It was an honor to meet with President Trump today and be able to discuss Homeland Security issues. As Chairman of Regional Domestic Security for South Florida having the support of the President for Law Enforcement and border security is important. I want to thank the President for taking time to listen to Local Law Enforcement’ s concerns and his commitment to […]

Busted for Breaking into MetroPCS Store in the Village of Royal Palm Beach

This suspect was observed breaking the window of the Metro PCS store to gain entry inside.

Once inside, he helped himself to multiple boxes of merchandise.

He was later located in the school parking lot of Royal Palm Beach High School in possession of the stolen merchandise.

He was immediately arrested and gave a full confession.

This incident occurred on Monday, February 13, 2017.

Metro PCS store is located on Belvedere Road and N State Road 7, Royal Palm Beach.

Walker was taken to PBC […]

Detectives Investigate an Attempted Abduction in Lake Charleston Development

Detectives are investigating an attempted abduction.

Deputies responded to a call of an attempted abduction in the 7300 block of Zurich Circle, (Lake Charleston Development).

The chain of events as we were told by the child are as follows:

• Shortly after the child returned home from school he decided to play outside
• The child was kicking a ball around when the ball went over a fence
• The child retrieved the ball from the fence area when he was approached by an […]

Adopt-A-Bear Foundations Donates Teddy Bears to PBSO

The Adopt-A-Bear foundation stopped by PBSO Headquarters to donate 600 teddy bears.

Sheriff  Rick Bradshaw and a group of deputies welcomed the fuzzy toys with open arms.

As much as we loved the donation, the teddy bears are not for us, but for any children we encounter who need a smile on their face.

Our deputies often come across abused, abandoned or vulnerable children in Palm Beach county.

What a better way to brighten their day than with a teddy bear.

Thank you Adopt-A-Bear foundation for the heart-warming […]

NFL Travis Benjamin Speaks at West Detention Center – PBSO


NFL Wide Receiver, Travis Benjamin, of the Los Angeles Chargers, spoke with inmates at the West Detention Center in Belle Glade, Florida.

“I just gave them a background of my life and the things I look forward to and the mistakes I have made,” explained Benjamin.

He truly believes that living life with fear made him successful and his faith in God.

The inmates are participants in the ‘Another Way’ program run by the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office.

PBSO Says Goodbye to Retired K-9 Justice!


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of retired K-9 “Justice.”

Justice was a dedicated member of the Sheriff’s Office who worked tirelessly for the safety of our citizens for many years.

From all day training to late night call outs, Justice loved his job.

RIP friend, thank you for your service, loyalty and dedication.

Attention Royal Palm Beach Residents, Keep Your Cars Secure!

Several vehicle burglaries have been occurring in our city.

We put a list together to prevent car burglaries:

Keep Your Car Secure – Make sure to lock your vehicles.
Keep Things Out of Sight – Remove all valuables as many of the recent cases have involved smashed in windows.
Leave Second Set of Keys at Home – Recent vehicle theft cases have involved keys being left inside the burglarized vehicles.                           […]

PBSO – Drowning Prevention PSA – Stay Alive!


PBSO – Drowning Prevention PSA – Stay Afloat!

In the United States, almost 4,000 people die from drowning each year. It’s in fact, the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury death for people of all ages.

PBSO had a few incidents in the last few months, for that reason, we put a list together with a few precautionary tips to stay afloat:

Learn the Life-saving Skill

Swimming classes should not be seen as just another fun-under-the-sun summer camp for children. Learning how to […]

PBSO Welcomes K9 Tino!

Meet Tino, the newest member of our Violent Crimes Division.

He still has many months of training to do, but once his training is over, he will be used to find firearms and related articles, like bullet shells.

Tino is a 15-month-old Lab and he is excited to be part of the PBSO Family.