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ACCREDITATION TEAM INVITES PUBLIC COMMENTS

Sheriff Ric Bradshaw announced that a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive July 10, 2018 to examine all aspects of the Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has to comply with approximately 260 standards in order to receive accredited status. Many of the standards are critical to life, health and safety issues.

As part of the on-site assessment, agency members and the general […]

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PBSO gives Tracking Braclets to families

Press Conference: PBSO gives Tracking Braclets to families identified by FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities to assist in search & rescue recovery if their child should wander.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Press Conference: PBSO gives Tracking Braclets to families identified by FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities to assist in search & rescue recovery if their child should wander.

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Deputy Helps Deliver Baby

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On his way to work, Deputy Breslin had no idea he was going to have one of the most unforgettable shifts of his career. He helped a couple deliver a newborn who were on their way to the hospital. Thanks to the fast response of our deputy, the baby boy was born healthy on May 25th at 5:25 PM. The family couldn’t be any happier and grateful. Our entire PBSO family welcome Baby Charlie.

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PBSO Arrest Assisted Living Home Owner on Elder Abuse Charges

On April 20, 2018, detectives from the Special Victims Unit assisted the State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) regarding an allegation of elderly abuse/neglect.
The investigation determined that Bhoodram Parsaram left the residents that live in the 24 hour assisted living facility overnight, unattended and restrained.
The assisted living facility is located in the 1100 block of Wynnewood Drive, unincorporated West Palm Beach.

Parsaram was placed under arrest and transported to the Palm Beach County Jail where he was […]

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SCAM ALERT: Bank representative WILL NOT Come to Your Home

SCAM ALERT!
Remember: A bank representative WILL NOT call YOU and WILL NOT come to your home to switch out a debit or credit card.
Elderly victims from around the country have reported being contacted by a bank representative claiming to be a representative of their banking establishment (all victims bank with different banking institutions). The unknown representative/suspect advises the victim(s) that there is fraudulent activity on their debit/credit cards and they will be sending a bank representative to their home […]

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Scam Alert for PBC Seniors

Dear Palm Beach County Senior Citizens,
If your phone rings and someone tells you: “Your grandchild is in trouble and needs money!” It’s a SCAM.

This happens more often than you think. Yesterday, we arrested: Jason Moreland on a warrant for Grand Theft. Last year in June, the suspect contacted the victim and claimed one of his grandchildren was in trouble and needed money. The victim, falling prey, transferred a large sum of money to an account in West Palm Beach.
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infant carjacking arrest

And the Award for the Carjacker of The Year Award Goes to… Marquise Hudson.

Marquise Hudson stole a black Kio Rio, left running and occupied by a 5 ½ month old infant, from the RaceWay Gas station located on Wallis Road and Haverhill Road, WPB.
Then he left the infant unharmed at the Sunoco Gas station located at State Road 7 and Okeechobee Road, Royal Palm Beach.

Good thing his mamma called us and turned him in.
 

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We Arrest 3 Juveniles Linked to 46 Auto Thefts

This weekend, our task force, along with PBSO helicopter and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office Burglary Apprehension Team, conducted a surveillance operation on suspects that have been linked to at least 46 High-end Auto Thefts out of East Boca Raton, Wellington, West Delray, and West Boca Raton. Yes, you read right, forty-six auto thefts.
While in the community of Saturnia (West Boca Raton), the subjects committed an occupied residential burglary by entering the victim’s garage and attempted to steal their Jaguar […]

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Deputies Respond to Somerset Academy in regards to a Gun Found in a Student’s Backpack.

Deputies responded to Somerset Academy in regards to a gun found in a student’s backpack.
Detectives have interviewed all involved. The student is a boy, 6 years of age. He entered his classroom, tossed his backpack down and a loaded gun fell out. The teacher immediately rushed the students out of the classroom and notified school officials. The principal contacted PBSO to investigate further.
Detectives DO NOT believe any students were in danger.

How the gun got into the student’s backpack is […]

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A Baby Stroller was Hit by Car – Child Expected to Recover

A baby stroller was hit by car, earlier this morning in a pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection of Le Chalet Blvd and Military Trail.
A woman (grandma) was walking the toddler (1 ½ years old – grandchild) in a baby stroller, attempting to cross the intersection, when the stroller was struck by an oncoming vehicle making a left turn. The stroller was thrown by the impact, the toddler fell out and sustained an injury to the head. The toddler was […]

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