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Sheriff Bradshaw Responds to Shooting

Message from Sheriff Ric Bradshaw:
"There is no real way to prevent someone who wants to hurt someone else, but what we can do is enhance security to deter things like this from happening." Sheriff Ric Bradshaw.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, August 20, 2018

“There is no real way to prevent someone who wants to hurt someone else, but what we can do is enhance security to deter things like this from happening.”
 – Sheriff Ric […]

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PB Central High School Stadium Double Shooting PBSO VCD is Investigating

** MOST RECENT UPDATE **
8/18/18 at 4:30 pm
The PBSO Violent Crimes Division is leading this investigation and is coordinating all investigative efforts with the PBC School Board Police. One, or both, of the individuals shot were targeted in this incident. Both victims are from the West Palm Beach area.
This WAS NOT a random act of violence and had NO bearing on the Palm Beach Central or William T. Dwyer High Schools, students, faculty and/or staff. The shooting occurred just […]

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Trained for Crisis Shootings

Palm Beach County residents can rest easy knowing that the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is just as prepared as the San Bernardino, California, Police Department to deal with a mass shooting crisis. It’s not a subject most people want to think about, but in light of the San Bernardino, California, domestic terrorist shooting recently, it is something about which everyone wants to be reassured.
“We just did a training last week,” Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw told CBS12 […]

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Controlling Who Buys the Guns is Key

Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw doesn’t think gun control is the problem. He thinks the problem is controlling which people get the guns. “We don’t want to get guns in the hands of the wrong types of people, especially people who have mental issues,” Sheriff Bradshaw told CBS12 News during a 6a.m. discussion on the recent mass shooting in California. “That’s where we get some of these active shooters and the work place violence and stuff like that.”
As […]

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Common Sense Approach to Coping with Domestic Terrorism

Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw has a common sense approach to coping with domestic terrorism. It’s called personal involvement. Unfortunately, involvement is a concept that many people today shy away from for many reasons—fear of criticism from others, fear of being wrong, fear of retaliation, just don’t want to bother, etc. But Sheriff Bradshaw feels that lack of willingness to bring suspicious activity to the authorities’ attention can allow domestic terrorism to flourish.
In a recent interview with CBS12 […]

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