My name is Rodney P. Thomas and I am the Commander of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office District 2 – Town of Mangonia Park. I am a lifetime resident of Palm Beach County, leaving only to serve my country in the U.S. Army.
As a product of this community, I am honored to serve you and I will do so to the best of my ability. I have spent my entire full-time law enforcement career with the former Mangonia Park Police Department and was appointed Chief of Police of MPPD in 2003. I joined the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office when the Police Department merged with PBSO on February 1, 2007.
The District 2 Substation is located at 1755 East Tiffany Drive, Mangonia Park. The staff of District 2 is committed to providing competent and professional law enforcement service to the community. The deputies are professional, well-trained, willing and able to help address your concerns. Our goal is not just to respond to the problem, but to evaluate and help address the root cause of the issue. Community Policing is not only a law enforcement concept, but a partnership that can and will grow stronger with time and positive interaction between stakeholders within that partnership. As stakeholders, we believe that everyone is important and we are dedicated to maintaining partnerships and programs which will enhance the quality of life here in our Town. We can only be successful with your support as a stakeholder. Whether you are a resident, business owner, or a visitor you can join the Sheriff’s Office in our efforts by reporting crime or taking advantage of the crime prevention programs offered to you. There are many resources and programs to participate in as a resident of Mangonia Park.
Please take the time to browse our website and click on the various links in order to learn more about the Sheriff’s Office. If you have any concerns that we may help you with, or would just like to drop in and say hello, my door is always open. I look forward to meeting you all in the years to come.
Five years ago, on an August’s morning, three teens were killed at gunpoint. Martavious Elvis Brown, Se’Sawn David Danford, and Carley Nicole Chapman were murdered while playing video games inside an apartment located at 4743 Australian Ave, Apt.#205, Mangonia Park. Our detectives and these teens’ families are still searching for answers and closure. Anyone with […]
Drug overdose deaths continue to increase year after year. We take this very personal. After an extensive investigation, deputies served a search warrant in West Palm Beach along with a second search warrant in Mangonia Park which led them to a big drug supplier, Timothy Maloney. We seized multiple kilos of Heroin/Fentanyl (2,570 Grams), Cocaine […]
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 […]