Major Robert L. Allen is a career law enforcement practitioner with over 35 years of professional experience. He has served in a variety of positions giving him significant professional balance between road patrol, tactical operations, emergency response, criminal investigations, and executive staff duties.
Major Allen currently commands PBSO’s Homeland Security Bureau, which includes the Air Operations Division, Court Services Division, Special Operations Division and the Crime Analysis Unit. He oversees personnel in the following Units: Airport, Aviation, K-9, Emergency Operations, Marine, Mounted, SWAT and Bomb Squad.
Major Allen’s oversight duties include the Palm Beach Regional Fusion Center, as well as the local counterterrorism initiatives known as Business Partners Against Terrorism (B-PAT) and Community Partners Against Terrorism (C-PAT). B-PAT and C-PAT have been cited as models for best practices by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
If you have information regarding suspicious activity that may relate to terrorism, please call the Terrorism Hotline at 800-429-0006.
If it is an emergency, please call 9-1-1.
A Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) is used to document any activity that may be related to terrorism. Below is a list of suspicious behaviors and descriptions.
If you have information regarding suspicious activity that may relate to terrorism, please fill out the form below. If it is an emergency, please call 9-1-1.