On June, 2016, we met a homeless veteran while on road patrol. He was sitting near the intersection with a sign on his wheelchair stating Air Force Veteran. Mr.J stated that he lived in a shed and was injured so severely that he could no longer control his bodily functions, and could barely walk. He had been wearing the same clothes for several months and did not eat well. We wondered what happened to his family and how we […]
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The two brothers have been found safely. Thanks to those who helped spread the word.
Have you seen Edward & Mekyhj McLendon? The two brothers were last seen around 4:30pm at Gateway Club Appartments in Boynton Beach, wearing white tank tops, jean shorts and black sandals. Please share to help us find them and bring them back home.
Bike Giveaway in Greenacres
We were able to identify children in Greenacres who were truly in need of a bicycle. These are kids who either walk to and from school or who displayed outstanding behavior in their community and schools. With the help of 'Cops Helping Kids' and Walmart, we were able to pre-order the bikes and surprise 15 children by delivering the bikes to each of their house. This was an awesome event to give back to the […]
Sometimes we interact with people during the worst moments of their lives, giving us the opportunity to really make a difference.
We responded to an address in Wellington where three children were being removed from their parents and home due to serious safety concerns. The Department of Children and Families (DCF) Investigator requested to use PBSO Wellington’s office as a staging area while arraignments where to place the children with a relative or foster care. The deputies got them pizza […]
Slater is one of the strongest people we know. He was diagnosed a few months ago with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma and is being treated for 18 months at St Jude’s Children’s Hospital. His story and courage have inspired all of us here at PBSO. Our SWAT and the K9 team sent Slater a surprise gift to let him know that he is #SlaterStrong. Hang in there Slater, we love you.
Watch full video on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeM_NDMeAuk
From his […]
More than 45 students were honored at the Graduation Achievement Celebration held at ChildNet in Palm Beach County. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, joined by over 12 community sponsors, was able to provide each graduate with their own laptop and gift cards for school supplies.
See the full video on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBrYn1zCzIM
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On his way to work, Deputy Breslin had no idea he was going to have one of the most unforgettable shifts of his career. He helped a couple deliver a newborn who were on their way to the hospital. Thanks to the fast response of our deputy, the baby boy was born healthy on May 25th at 5:25 PM. The family couldn’t be any happier and grateful. Our entire PBSO family welcome Baby Charlie.
Here’s a feel-good story for you.
We responded to a citizen’s complaint about her nine year old son who was robbed of his bicycle by force. Her son had just received the new bicycle as a gift two days prior. D/S Gerbasi quickly established a perimeter and utilized all available resources in the course of his investigation to include multiple K-9 Units and the aviation unit. Unfortunately, all efforts to locate the suspect yielded negative results. Cpl. Charles Johnson also […]
Two german shepherd’s busted out of their back yard and terrorized the streets near Pot O Gold Street, West Palm Beach, this morning. One of the shepherds bit a teenager as he was walking to school (he received minor injuries). PBSO deputies were called and responded to the area. A PBSO sergeant was able to corral the shepherd’s back to their residence. As our our deputy attempted to close the gate one of the shepherd’s re-escaped.
Our deputy immediately jumped […]
There are over 900 fallen officer’s children in the United States. For the second year in a row, we partnered up with the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association to host a Toy Drive BBQ to collect toys and donations for the fallen officer’s families. Together, we were able to collect well over 1,000 toys. Thanks to everyone who participated.
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