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Jean Savage

Oldest Case Ever Solved by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Offic

The oldest case ever solved by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office takes a step closer to justice for the first time in four decades.
Friends and relatives of Delray Beach, Florida resident, Jean Savage, and even retired PBSO law enforcement officials were relieved to hear the unexpected news.
This was the heartbreaking case of Jean Savage, who was murder on a a gloomy afternoon in 1975.
The victim’s husband found Jean murdered in a pool of blood. She had been raped and stabbed numerous […]

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Spreading Sweetness

The Greater Palm Beach Women Club Spreading Sweetness

Thank you to the Greater Palm Beach Women Club (GFWC ) for stopping by to thank us for our work and dropping off sweets.
Gestures like this one make our day more special! The GFWC has been doing community service projects since 1927.
Their purpose is to give aid to worthy projects,  promote civic improvements,  and train the community about leadership.
Thank you!
 

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Dr. Seuss

PBSO Reads to Children to Commemorate Dr. Seuss

In celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, District 14 was invited to read to the VPK class at Highland Elementary.
Deputy Richard Toranzo read to the children the book “Green Eggs and Ham.”
A total of 15 children attended the reading session.
After reading, each student was provided an After School Safety coloring book, a mood color changing pencil, and a Junior Deputy Badge.
Deputy Toranzo swore-in each child.
This small gesture goes a long way with the Spanish speaking community.
District 14 wants to ensure […]

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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 […]

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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.

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PBSO Empowering Girls in College Recruitment Tour

On January 24, 2017, our Empowering Girls Mentoring Group attended a College Recruitment Tour at the West Palm Beach Convention Center.
The girls had an opportunity to talk with representatives from Palm Beach State, Bethune-Cookman University, Florida A&M University,
Keiser University, Tuskegee University, Florida Atlantic University, Edward Waters College, Fort Valley State University and many other educational facilities.
One of our girls, Dominique Page, got accepted on the spot to Bethune-Cookman University located in Daytona Beach, Florida.
It was a wonderful experience for our […]

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Girl Scouts Team

Girl Scouts Crime Prevention and Fire Safety Tips Teaching Day

Deputies and PBC Fire Rescue Personnel spent the day teaching Girl Scouts Crime Prevention and Fire Safety tips.
This is done yearly before cookie sales begin.
They were able to meet Piper, a member of PBSO K-9, sit in a patrol vehicle and on the Sheriff’s Office ATV.
They also witness the sirens go off, the fire hose spray water and the Jaws of Life demonstration.

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