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PBSO is Proud of These Schools’ Anti-Bullying Programs

What a great time and experience we had with these amazing Elementary students.
On March 15, 2017, North Grade Elementary and South Grade Elementary concluded their Anti-Bullying Program.
The last day of the 12 week program was attended by Mrs. Sheira, a representative from the Anti-Defamation League.
She provided a presentation to both schools regarding the identification of bullying, the different types of bullying, and methods to combat the issue of bullying.
She ensured to remind the students that each one of them […]

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PBSO Celebrates National K9 Veterna’s Day

Today, we celebrate K9 Veterans, on the official birthday of US Army K9 Corps.
If anybody deserves the credit for this day is Joseph White, a retired military dog trainer, who came out with the idea to honor this day back in 1942.
We spoke to Cpl. Darrell Johnson and Deputy Peter Tapia from PBSO K9 Unit about our furry friends’ life after retirement.
Chico, for example, is a PBSO K9 detection dog assisting us with illegal substances, such as narcotics and […]

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Spreading Sweetness

The Greater Palm Beach Women Club Spreading Sweetness

Thank you to the Greater Palm Beach Women Club (GFWC ) for stopping by to thank us for our work and dropping off sweets.
Gestures like this one make our day more special! The GFWC has been doing community service projects since 1927.
Their purpose is to give aid to worthy projects,  promote civic improvements,  and train the community about leadership.
Thank you!
 

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PBSO Reads to Children to Commemorate Dr. Seuss

In celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, District 14 was invited to read to the VPK class at Highland Elementary.
Deputy Richard Toranzo read to the children the book “Green Eggs and Ham.”
A total of 15 children attended the reading session.
After reading, each student was provided an After School Safety coloring book, a mood color changing pencil, and a Junior Deputy Badge.
Deputy Toranzo swore-in each child.
This small gesture goes a long way with the Spanish speaking community.
District 14 wants to ensure […]

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Adopt-A-Bear Foundations Donates Teddy Bears to PBSO

The Adopt-A-Bear foundation stopped by PBSO Headquarters to donate 600 teddy bears.
Sheriff  Rick Bradshaw and a group of deputies welcomed the fuzzy toys with open arms.
As much as we loved the donation, the teddy bears are not for us, but for any children we encounter who need a smile on their face.
Our deputies often come across abused, abandoned or vulnerable children in Palm Beach county.
What a better way to brighten their day than with a teddy bear.
Thank you Adopt-A-Bear foundation for the heart-warming […]

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NFL Travis Benjamin Speaks at West Detention Center – PBSO

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NFL Wide Receiver, Travis Benjamin, of the Los Angeles Chargers, spoke with inmates at the West Detention Center in Belle Glade, Florida.
“I just gave them a background of my life and the things I look forward to and the mistakes I have made,” explained Benjamin.
He truly believes that living life with fear made him successful and his faith in God.
The inmates are participants in the ‘Another Way’ program run by the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office.

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PBSO Welcomes K9 Tino!

Meet Tino, the newest member of our Violent Crimes Division.
He still has many months of training to do, but once his training is over, he will be used to find firearms and related articles, like bullet shells.
Tino is a 15-month-old Lab and he is excited to be part of the PBSO Family.

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PBSO Empowering Girls in College Recruitment Tour

On January 24, 2017, our Empowering Girls Mentoring Group attended a College Recruitment Tour at the West Palm Beach Convention Center.
The girls had an opportunity to talk with representatives from Palm Beach State, Bethune-Cookman University, Florida A&M University,
Keiser University, Tuskegee University, Florida Atlantic University, Edward Waters College, Fort Valley State University and many other educational facilities.
One of our girls, Dominique Page, got accepted on the spot to Bethune-Cookman University located in Daytona Beach, Florida.
It was a wonderful experience for our […]

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Girl Scouts Crime Prevention and Fire Safety Tips Teaching Day

Deputies and PBC Fire Rescue Personnel spent the day teaching Girl Scouts Crime Prevention and Fire Safety tips.
This is done yearly before cookie sales begin.
They were able to meet Piper, a member of PBSO K-9, sit in a patrol vehicle and on the Sheriff’s Office ATV.
They also witness the sirens go off, the fire hose spray water and the Jaws of Life demonstration.

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The Bethel Evangelical Baptist Church dedicates a “Week of Love” to thank PBSO

Once a year, the Bethel Evangelical Baptist Church dedicates a “Week of Love” to thank their community leaders for all they do.
In honor of their appreciation for PBSO, they stopped by the Delray Beach District.
Not only did they bring all the deputies a thoughtful card with a beautiful message, but they also delivered personalized coffees mugs and candy!
They are #pbsoproud
Thank you.

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