Awareness

See Something, Say – Don’t Pick up – Something

‪A person found a suspicious package with a white substance outside his residence AND he picked it up and brought it to PBSO HQ. We were immediately put on lockdown. The unknown substance did have a trace amount of a dangerous substance. See something suspicious? DON’T TOUCH IT. Just call 911.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, April 16, 2019

 

Someone found a suspicious package with a white substance outside his residence AND he picked it […]

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Today is World Autism Awareness Day

Today is World Autism Awareness Day 2019
Today is World Autism Awareness Day!Did you know that 1 in 59 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder? Today, we promote #WorldAutismAwarenessDay in recognition and support of children and adults living with autism.The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office holds Autism-related events throughout the year to introduce those on the Autism spectrum and their families to Law Enforcement officers.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, April 2, 2019

 
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Sheriff Bradshaw speaks before Senate Judiciary Committee

 

Sheriff Bradshaw testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Red Flag Laws and the guidelines for state action. Among other topics, he pointed out that prevention and intervention are key factors to resolving gun violence. PBSO is on the forefront with our Behavioral Services Unit.
“Regarding the dangers to law enforcement in cases involving risk protection orders and confiscating guns, I stressed to the committee that it does not need to be a gun – even a pressure cooker could […]

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Conversation With a Deputy

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We had a Conversation With a Deputy event at Bridges at Highland Elementary School. Students and volunteers from the Pre-Kindergarten Education Program stopped by to meet their local deputies and ask lots of questions. We had a blast!

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BPAT Seminar

The closer we are, the stronger and more protected we will be from catastrophes like active shooters. For that reason, Sheriff Ric Bradshaw hosted a Retail Security Awareness Seminar with the help of The American Muslim Alliance of Florida. We thank them for their hospitality.

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Anti-Bullying Awareness

Since February is Anti-Bullying Awareness month, we were invited to make a presentation about bullying to a group of parents at Bridges at Highland Elementary School. As an incentive for participating during the presentation, each parent received a PBSO color-changing cup for parents to use as a “talking piece” with their children regarding bullying. The parents were appreciative of the community outreach effort and we couldn’t be happier to answer their questions.

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Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Did you know? Many suffer from violence in the hands of someone they love. LOVE SHOULDN’T HURT. This Valentine’s Day we will like to remind everyone surviving abuse that there is help and we are here for them. You have the right to feel safe and to be loved. Join us in the movement, by sharing your stories and encouraging words on Twitter with the hashtag #SurvivingAbuse. If you are the victim of a crime and need immediate assistance, […]

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