Crime Prevention

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Avoid Becoming A Burglary Victim

We’ve seen an increase in car burglaries in Lake Worth Beach. Many of these burglaries could be avoided. Here’s how:
·        Do not leave valuables in plain view such as GPS devices, laptops, PDAs, cell phones and purses
·        Do not leave windows open
·        Do not leave doors unlocked
·        Do not leave the keys inside the vehicle
·        Do not leave out items with personal information
·        Do not move valuable items to the trunk while in public view

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Scam Alert - Skimmer found on gas pump in Mangonia Park

Scam Alert

Attention! If you recently purchased gas from the Sunoco in the 1100 block of 45th Street in Mangonia Park, check your accounts and report unauthorized charges to your bank or credit card. A skimmer was located on pump 4. This skimmer is believed to have been connected for hours.

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Scam Alert

Scam Alert

BEWARE … There are imposters calling members of the community claiming to be PBSO deputies. These imposters are advising the recipients of the call that he or she or a member of their family has a warrant for their arrest that can be rectified with money. If not, the imposters threatened to go to the resident’s home to make an arrest.
Please know, this is a SCAM! We do NOT call asking for money or personal information. It’s unfortunate, people […]

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The Fair – 2020

 
Be There – The Fair!
We are! Our deputies are there to make sure you and your loved ones are safe. So come out to the South Florida Fair and meet our Deputies, register for a Child ID, meet our Volunteers or ask about the many positions we have open at PBSO.

2020 South Florida Fair
Be There – The Fair! We are! Our deputies are the to make sure you and your loved ones are safe. So come out to the […]

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Tips: Preventing Package Theft

Don’t let Porch pirates ruin your holiday shopping enthusiasm! Prevent package theft with these tips. ??
1) Track your package. ?
2) Try to be home to receive it. ?
3) Opt to have your package signed.?
4) Install a real-time camera. ?

Don't let Porch pirates ruin your holiday shopping enthusiasm! Prevent package theft with these tips. ??1) Track your package. ?2) Try to be home to receive it. ?3) Opt to have your package signed.?4) Install a real-time camera. ?#SeeSomethingSaySomething. ?
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach […]

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Quick: Is Real or Fake?

Can you tell a fake gun from a real one? Our Deputies have fractions of a second to assess a threat. The confusion can lead to deadly confrontations when called to a scene. Parents, please avoid buying your kids replica guns. These are not toys and could put them at risk.
 

Real for Fake? – Gun Safety
Can you tell a fake gun from a real one? Our Deputies have fractions of a second to assess a threat. The confusion can […]

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