Awareness

Move Over

It only takes a few seconds for a devastating accident to happen. If you see a car on the side of the road, move over or slow down. Moving over can save not only the lives of those on the side of the road but also of the driver’s. This law is for everyone’s safety. Let’s avoid preventable catastrophes. Road safety is one of our main priorities and a responsibility we do not take lightly.
 

Move Over 2019
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The PBSO family & Sheriff Ric Bradshaw stand with all Domestic Violence survivors & advocates. Domestic Violence is preventable and we are here, fully involved and ready to put all the resources needed to break the cycle of violence. We opened this year’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month with an opening ceremony.
 

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Quick: Is Real or Fake?

Can you tell a fake gun from a real one? Our Deputies have fractions of a second to assess a threat. The confusion can lead to deadly confrontations when called to a scene. Parents, please avoid buying your kids replica guns. These are not toys and could put them at risk.
 

Real for Fake? – Gun Safety
Can you tell a fake gun from a real one? Our Deputies have fractions of a second to assess a threat. The confusion can […]

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PBSO’s StudentProtect App

We’re 1 week away from back to school and we’d  like to remind students & parents about PBSO’s StudentProtect app. This innovative app was presented to the U.S. Senate Committee last year among other technology trends. Students can use it to report threats & suspicious activity.
 

Student Protect – Back to School
We are one week away from back to school and we would like to remind students and parents about PBSO's StudentProtect App. This first-of-its-kind innovative app was presented to […]

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Fireworks on the 4th

Independence Day is a great time for families and friends to come together – watch fireworks, grill, and enjoy a good day at the beach or the pool. Yet, disasters tend to happen. Every year, an estimated 11,000 people are treated for injuries related to fireworks.
While fireworks are legal to purchase in Florida, they are illegal to set off without a license. We know this doesn’t make much sense, but we don’t make the rules, we just enforce them. […]

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