Fallen Deputy

Honoring his Memory

Today, we honor the memory of Deputy Sheriff Kevin D. Mathews who died in the line of duty a day like today, 27 years ago. While providing a motorcycle escort to a presidential candidate, Deputy Mathews was struck by a passing vehicle, his injuries were fatal. To serve and protect was his oath, to honor him is our duty.

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Remembering Sgt. James “Rocky” Hunt

Today, we remember Sgt. James “Rocky” Hunt.
Sergeant Hunt was killed while attempting to stop an ATM robbery. After shooting, the suspect tried to commit suicide but survived. He was found guilty of Sergeant Hunt’s murder and sentenced to death. However, in June of 1998, the Florida Supreme Court commuted the death sentence to life in prison because the murder was not premeditated.
Sergeant Hunt is survived by his wife and two sons.

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Memorial Service for K9 Cigo

K9 Cigo Memorial Service
K9 Cigo Memorial Service
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, January 10, 2019

On January 10, 2019, we held a memorial service for K9 Cigo, who was killed in the line of duty in December 2018. For those who weren’t able to attend or watch our LIVE coverage, we put together the full video (click button below). Watch hundreds of deputies and community members showing their support to our K9 Hero and the […]

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Memorial planned for K9 Cigo

Sheriff Bradshaw Shares Details about K9 Cigo Memorial
Sheriff Ric Bradshaw shares details about the Memorial planned for K9 Cigo, scheduled for Thursday, Jan.10th at 10AM at Coral Sky Amphitheatre.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, January 7, 2019

Sheriff Ric Bradshaw shares details about the Memorial planned for K9 Cigo, scheduled for Thursday, Jan.10th at 10AM at Coral Sky Amphitheatre.

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Fallen Officer Toy Drive BBQ

Fallen Officer Toy Drive 2018
There are over 1,000 fallen officers' children in the United States. This month, in partnership with the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association we hosted a Toy Drive BBQ at Lake Lytal Park to collect toys and donations for the fallen officer’s families. Between Palm Beach County and Broward County, we were able to collect well over 1,000 toys to assist with toy deliveries. That’s what the holidays are all about!
Posted by PBSO – Palm […]

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End of Watch ceremony 2018

Remembering Deputy Jonathan Wallace & Deputy Donta Manuel
Traditions are not always fun and filled with laughter, but they are almost always born from love. This is the 11th year anniversary of the passing of Deputy Jonathan Wallace and Deputy Donta Manuel and the 10th year we have replaced the holiday wreaths at the site where they gave their all in the line of duty. We remember them daily, we love them always and we will honor them forever.There are […]

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Today, We Remember Fallen hero, George C. Douglass

Today, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office remembers with pride their fallen hero, George C. Douglass.
PBSO Deputy Sheriff George C. Douglass was appointed as Deputy Sheriff only five weeks before his death. He was reluctant to take the position and did so only when requested by unanimous vote of the council. On August, 27, 1921, Deputy George C. Douglass was shot trying to arrest a theft suspect near South Bay.
To serve and protect was his oath, to honor him is […]

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Honoring A Memory of True Valor | Deputy Frederick Baker

On the important date of January 9, almost 100 years ago, Deputy Frederick Baker led a group of men on one of the bravest missions in Palm Beach Sheriff office history. He paid dearly with his life but his act of bravery, will never be forgotten. Fallen Deputy Frederick Baker who was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a group of fugitives in the Everglades, 25 miles north of West Palm Beach. This gang was wanted for crimes spanning […]

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