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PBSO “Beat the Heat” program

Each year members of “Beat the Heat” program travel from all parts of the country for the annual member’s meeting and the World Finals race. Palm Beach County was selected as the host for 2015.
Activities start on the 26th…see the attached flyer. The annual event ends with a race on November 28th at Palm Beach International Raceway.
We invite you to come out and support Palm Beach County and Florida members as they compete against the rest of the country.

Sheriff Ric Bradshaw Accepting Excelsior Award

PBSO Meets Highest Accreditation in Law Enforcement, for the sixth time.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has earned Excelsior status from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement. It is the highest possible achievement for a Law Enforcement/Corrections agency, meeting the highest possible standards instituted by the state. This was the first time receiving the Excelsior award after receiving the highest achievement accreditation award for 5 consecutive times. Every agency is tested every three years. Sheriff Ric Bradshaw, Sheriff and top law-man for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, stated; […]


PBSO Fleet Ranks Top 100 In The Nation

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Fleet Management Division has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Fleet government entities in the nation.  PBSO is the only Sheriff’s Office to crack the top 100 and has been in the Top 100 the last five years.  No other agency in the country can make such a claim.


PBSO Explorer Program

::PBSO Explorer Program::
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office new Explorer post #115 in the Mid-Western Communities has started!
The new Post will support the Village of Royal Palm Beach, Wellington, and Loxahatchee/Acreage.

For anyone interested in the program (see attached brochure).


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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