Awareness

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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Swimming Safety Book Launch

Swimming is fun, but we have to do it safely. We recently had a children’s book launch of, “Gaspar’s Big Day.” An illustrated children’s book that talks about safety tips when going out to swim. We’d like to thank Sheriff Ric Bradshaw’s wife, Dorothy, for reading the new book to local school children.

Gaspar's Big Day
Swimming is fun, especially during the summer, but we have to do it safely. We recently had a children’s book launch of, "Gaspar's Big Day." […]

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Do you drive a keyless car?

Sheriff Ric Bradshaw would like to remind drivers with a keyless car to be sure to turn off your car, especially when parked in your garage. Dozens of people have been poisoned by carbon monoxide after failing to turn off the ignition on their keyless cars.

PBSO Warns Against The Key-less Killer
Do you have a keyless car? Sheriff Ric Bradshaw will like to remind these drivers of keyless ignition cars to be sure to turn off your cars, especially when […]

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