Corrections

Cops Helping Kids - Building Bridges

Building Bridges

PBSO Captain Rolando Silva developed a program within the “Cops Helping Kids” organization called “Building Bridges” which helps the children of imprisoned parents.
Many of these young children are hurting emotionally due to their inability to connect with their fathers or mothers due to sometimes lengthy prison sentences. To soften the hurt, the program entails
1.) The parent who is in prison, personally writes a Christmas card to their children,
2.) Cops Helping Kids finds what type of gifts the children need,
3). […]

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BSO Deputies attend Career Day at Gove Elementary

PBSO Deputies attend Career Day

PBSO West Detention Center deputies attended Career Day at Gove Elementary in Belle Glade.
The Deputies engaged with students in various activities such as introducing themselves in Spanish and educated the students about the role of Sheriff’s Office deputies with an interactive worksheet.
Towards the end of the Career Day event, the deputies did a magnificent job by impressing on the students to hold themselves accountable in becoming productive citizens and participating in a pledge. The students were happy to seal […]

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National Corrections Officers Week

Did you know that this week is National Corrections Officers Week? This week we honor our men and women of corrections and today we gave them free massages sessions, goodie bags and breakfast to our Brave Men and Woman to show our appreciation. These amazing men and women are not just working to keep everyone safe, they are role models to these inmates in a critical time in their lives.
WE THANK YOU for all that you do!
 

National Corrections […]

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Trafficker Arrested, Drugs Seized

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 (3,167 Grams), Amphetamines, Xanax, two firearms, numerous items to manufacture narcotics and over $168,000 in US Currency.
Maloney was charged with numerous Armed Trafficking Charges […]

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PBSO welcomes National Honor Society Students

Students from Glades Central Community High School Visit PBSO
We had the pleasure to have some very special visitors at our Headquarters: The National Honor Society Club Students from Glades Central Community High School. This was the first time the girls and boys visited PBSO so you can imagine the excitement. The kids got an opportunity to learn about the variety of jobs we have to offer and the scope of what we do on a day to day basis. […]

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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 […]

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‎Facts Behind Bars – Snacks

Small snacks are sold at a commissary at the PBC Jail to those inmates who can afford it.
What do you think is the #1 requested snack from inmates in the Palm Beach County Jail?
Honey Buns!
For the last 2 years, honey buns are the number one inmate canteen seller followed by Peanut Butter Squares, Ramen-Chili Noodles and Cocoa Mix.

We sold almost 69,000 honey buns in just the last two years.
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Commissioner McKinlay read a proclamation proclaiming this week “National Correctional Officers and Employees Week”

Palm Beach County Commissioner, Melissa McKinlay, went to the West Detention Center in ‪Belle Glade‬ to honor the deputies and employees who work in corrections. Commissioner McKinlay read a proclamation proclaiming this week, “National Correctional Officers and Employees Week.”

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