Fallen Heros

Blue Line 5k Run

10-year old, Zechariah Cartledge, joined us during the Blue Line 5K to pay his respect to police officers who died in the line of duty. Each mile he runs is for a fallen deputy. Thank you for your commitment to Law Enforcement, Zechariah! The PBSO Team really appreciates it!

Zechariah – Blue Line 5k Run

Blue Line 5k Run

Blue Line 5k Run

Blue Line 5k Run


Memorial planned for K9 Cigo

Sheriff Bradshaw Shares Details about K9 Cigo Memorial
Sheriff Ric Bradshaw shares details about the Memorial planned for K9 Cigo, scheduled for Thursday, Jan.10th at 10AM at Coral Sky Amphitheatre.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, January 7, 2019

Sheriff Ric Bradshaw shares details about the Memorial planned for K9 Cigo, scheduled for Thursday, Jan.10th at 10AM at Coral Sky Amphitheatre.


Fallen Officer Toy Drive BBQ

Fallen Officer Toy Drive 2018
There are over 1,000 fallen officers' children in the United States. This month, in partnership with the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association we hosted a Toy Drive BBQ at Lake Lytal Park to collect toys and donations for the fallen officer’s families. Between Palm Beach County and Broward County, we were able to collect well over 1,000 toys to assist with toy deliveries. That’s what the holidays are all about!
Posted by PBSO – Palm […]


End of Watch ceremony 2018

Remembering Deputy Jonathan Wallace & Deputy Donta Manuel
Traditions are not always fun and filled with laughter, but they are almost always born from love. This is the 11th year anniversary of the passing of Deputy Jonathan Wallace and Deputy Donta Manuel and the 10th year we have replaced the holiday wreaths at the site where they gave their all in the line of duty. We remember them daily, we love them always and we will honor them forever.There are […]

Veteran Returns Home

PBSO Welcomes United States Army Sgt. Richard “Tiny” Sowell

PBSO Welcomes United States Army Sgt. Richard “Tiny” Sowell, killed in action on Saipan on July 7, 1944. Lewis Sowell, Jr., Sgt. Sowell’s nephew, was contacted by the military in 2015 and advised that they had possibly found some remains and asked for a sample of his DNA, which he provided. On June 30, 2017 the match was confirmed.

Honor the Memory of #2

Today, We Remember Fallen hero, George C. Douglass

Today, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office remembers with pride their fallen hero, George C. Douglass.
PBSO Deputy Sheriff George C. Douglass was appointed as Deputy Sheriff only five weeks before his death. He was reluctant to take the position and did so only when requested by unanimous vote of the council. On August, 27, 1921, Deputy George C. Douglass was shot trying to arrest a theft suspect near South Bay.
To serve and protect was his oath, to honor him is […]


Honoring A Memory of True Valor | Deputy Frederick Baker

On the important date of January 9, almost 100 years ago, Deputy Frederick Baker led a group of men on one of the bravest missions in Palm Beach Sheriff office history. He paid dearly with his life but his act of bravery, will never be forgotten. Fallen Deputy Frederick Baker who was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a group of fugitives in the Everglades, 25 miles north of West Palm Beach. This gang was wanted for crimes spanning […]


Honoring the Memory of Fallen PBSO Deputies 16 Year Anniversary

While performing his official duties he sustained a physical injury. On December 6, 2000 Deputy Oetinger (Pictured Left) passed away due to medical complications related to this previous injury.
On June 7, 1991, while on duty serving the citizens of Palm Beach County, Deputy Hobbs (Pictured Right) was sprayed with a lethal level of a herbicide. After battling for over 9 years with an illness contracted from the herbicide, Deputy Garry Hobbs passed away December 9, 2000


Deputy Dennis Wallace Killed While On Duty

Our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Dennis Wallace from the Stanislaus Sheriff’s Office, a 20 year veteran who died Nov 13th.
While investigating a suspicious vehicle dispatchers alerted him the vehicle was stolen, he then requested backup.
When the second Deputy arrived on the scene he discovered Deputy Wallace.
He was shot twice in the head from point blank range.
The suspect fled in the stolen car, later carjacking a second vehicle. Later that day the suspect was […]

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