Mounted Unit

Meet Our Newest Four-Legged Deputy

This is Apache, the newest member of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Mounted Unit. He’s a 13 year old Quarter Horse that was purchased by the Sheriff’s Foundation.
If you would like to support the Mounted Unit, you may contact the Sheriff’s Foundation at (561) 681-4523. Read our brochure (PDF) if you’d like to find out more about the Sheriff’s Foundation.

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Horse gone swimming

This poor horse fell into the pool yesterday. Around 12:30pm we got the call and luckily our Deputy on the scene was there to calm the horse down before Palm Beach County Fire Rescue removed him from pool. This deputy has 22 days left before retiring.
 

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Deputy Saves Lives of Majestic Animals

On October 6, 2018, at approximately at 3:50 am Deputies responded to a barn fire.
Upon the arrival of Patrol Units, a crime scene was established and Fire Rescue attacked the fire. Deputy Rhoads immediately recognized a large amount of smoke engulfing the stalls of 5 horses which appeared to be in distress. The owner of the horses was an elderly male and he appeared to be in shock from the incident.
Deputy Rhoads had limited experience with horses but knew he […]

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A Letter of Gratitude

“Dear Sheriff Bradshaw
I would like to extend my deepest gratitude to your fellow sheriffs, Brian and Denise.
They were spotted by my children near our neighborhood and graciously came to my home to visit with my sweet mom. My mother lives with us and she suffers from Alzheimer’s. She’s only 71 years old and already she requires assistance for everything. She cannot say much as all her words are jumbled, but when she does, she will mention her childhood horse […]

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