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Detectives Investigate a Drive By Shooting in the City of Belle Glade

Time: 4:12 pm
Location: 400 block of South West D Road, Belle Glade
Suspects driving a Range Rover discharged their firearm at two unknown persons standing in the 400 block of South West D Road. Flying bullets struck an older model Chevrolet SUV grazing an 8 year old female sitting inside the vehicle. The child was treated and released on scene. An active search was conducted for the suspect(s). All efforts were exhausted. Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division will investigate […]

Parent Power Hour 1!

Reaching Our Kids Through Reading

“Dear Sgt. Cohen, Cpl. Mitchell, Deputy Bush, Deputy Quinn, and Deputy Escarra,
Thanks so much for your presence last night at our first Parent Power Hour of the summer! The children and families really enjoyed “chatting” with you about the work you do and the Read-Aloud and discussion was just terrific. Hope you enjoy the attached photo of the group.

I look forward to hosting the PBSO again on July 24th. Thank you for being such great “community heroes”!” – Youth […]


PBSO Belle Glade Expungement Workshop

We have all made mistakes. Sometimes, minor mistakes could haunt us and prevent us from excelling in life. That is why we held an Expungement Workshop in Belle Glade, Florida. Helping citizens with a criminal record, clear their records of minor infractions. Once these citizens have a clear record, it should help them with seeking employment and housing. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office participated in the event.


Belle Glade PAL Basket Team (Raiders) are this year’s 2015 Champions

Belle Glade PAL Basket Team (Raiders) are this year’s 2015 Champions
PAL The Champion Raiders played Gremacy Gators in the semi-finals and Dyson Circle for the final championship. The Raiders final record of 9-2. The coaches are: in the long sleeve yellow shirt is Timothy Hill, center – D/S Reggie Bush, and in the white shirt is Andres Jones.
The champions displayed in the attached photo resides in Fremd Village and Padgett Island (CP sites – Pahokee).


Commissioner McKinlay read a proclamation proclaiming this week “National Correctional Officers and Employees Week”

Palm Beach County Commissioner, Melissa McKinlay, went to the West Detention Center in ‪Belle Glade‬ to honor the deputies and employees who work in corrections. Commissioner McKinlay read a proclamation proclaiming this week, “National Correctional Officers and Employees Week.”


National Correctional Officers and Employees Week

It is National Correctional Officers and Employees Week and we would like to highlight Deputy Kenneth Torrence also known as Coach “T”.
Deputy Torrence splits his time between working as a Corrections Deputy at the Western Detention Center during the day (in Belle Glade, Florida) and coaching basketball at Belle Glade Central High School at night.
Deputy Torrence tries to be a great role model to inmates and high school basketball players alike, not only being a basketball coach, but a […]

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