Pink Patrol at MLK Parade

On Saturday, the PBSO Pink Patrol Car participated in the City of Pahokee’s Martin Luther King Parade. We met Ms. Kathryn from Pahokee who is a Breast Cancer Survivor and both Ms Kathryn and our Deputies tearfully inspired the kids from our Mentoring Program.


Deputies Hand Out Donated Shoes

These little boys from Pahokee have one thing in common – their love for football! Our deputies distributed donated football cleats to use during practice and their games. We want to thank In Jacob’s Shoes for the donation.

These little boys from #Pahokee have one thing in common – Their love for football! Our deputies distributed donated football cleats so they can use it during practice and their games. We want to thank In Jacob's Shoes for the donation. #PBSOProud
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Operation Strike Heat nets 60 Arrests

Operation Strike Heat nets 60 arrests for Weapons, Drugs, and Driving Charges. The operation concentrated on crime offenses of narcotics (trafficking and sales), firearms, burglaries, robberies, and gang activity.
It took place in the north end of Palm Beach County last weekend, April 12th & 13th, 2019 from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. The areas of concentration were Unincorporated West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, Town of Mangonia Park and Town of Lake Park. Sixty arrests were effected for weapons-related charges, […]


From Inmates to Graduates

“Don’t serve the time, let the time serve you.” – Connor Vaughn.
Six inmates graduated from the West Detention Center in Belle Glade. They received their GED diplomas to help them re-enter back into society when they are released from jail. The GED Program is a second chance to get a High School Diploma. The requirements are the same, they are responsible to complete courses like Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Math. Everybody deserves a second chance and these […]


PBSO Arrest Man for 1989 Killing

We are proud to announced that we solved a 27-year-old murder case.
Cold Case detectives emphasizes, “Not Giving Up!”
Today, detectives obtained an indictment charging Clarence Butler, DOB: 3/22/1955, of Pahokee, with First Degree Murder of Simmie Harris.
Simmie Harris was stabbed multiple times by Butler in his apartment between July 4, 1989 and July 5, 1989.
Butler was located, arrested and booked into the Palm Beach County jail. He will attend first appearance Friday morning.

PBSO News Release

Shooting In Pahokee

Just before 1:00 am on Sunday, August 14, 2016, deputies responded to a shooting in the 700 block of Joe Louis Ave, located in Pahokee. Upon arrival, deputies located two individuals with gunshot wounds. Both victims were airlifted to St. Mary’s Medical Center where one of the victim’s passed away from his injuries and the second victim is in critical condition.
Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene to investigate further.
No motive or […]


Early morning Shooting/Homicide in Pahokee.

We are investigating an early morning Shooting/Homicide in Pahokee.
PBSO was dispatched to a shooting at 600 E. Main Street, Pahokee. When deputies and PBC Fire Rescue personnel arrived they found a male victim suffering from gunshot wound(s). The male victim was transported to St. Mary’s Medical center via trauma hawk where he was pronounced dead by emergency room personnel.
The investigation determined that there was a fight between a group of individuals resulting in one male being shot. No cooperating […]


Deputies Respond to a Structure Fire and Heroically Extract Two Teenagers who sadly succumb to their injuries

Just after midnight, deputies were dispatched to a structure fire located in the 2800 block of East Main Street, Pahokee.  Upon arrival, deputies found the residence to be fully engulfed in flames.  An adult female advised she was able to escape from the residence but her two 14 yr. old daughters were still inside.  Deputies immediately began breaking windows and comprising walls to get inside to extract the girls.  Once the girls were located, by deputies and brought outside […]


Anquan Boldin’s Family Fun Day

PBSO and the Sheriff’s Foundation had a great day in Pahokee at Anquan Boldin’s Family Fun Day on 4/11/15.  The event took place at the Pahokee High School football stadium, which is named after its former star and current San Francisco 49’ers wide receiver.  Besides music, games and great food, hundreds of kids and adults alike were able to get up-close educational encounters with PBSO specialty units, including SWAT, K-9, Mounted, Marine, Bomb Squad and Aviation.  Thanks to Anquan […]

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