PBSO uses SmartWater, a forensically encoded liquid.

SmartWater is a forensically encoded liquid that is being introduced to residents and businesses to mark property that may be stolen during a burglary.
SmartWater is used to protect all valuables, both indoors and outdoors, such as:

Homes – electrical goods, jewelry, hobby items and air-conditioning units
Utilities – copper cabling (due to the global metal theft problem)
Finance – cash, cash boxes and items used to hold cash
Machinery – heavy equipment and industrial machinery (see a lot of thefts in rural areas)
Retail […]


PBSO Explorers Camp

Explorers from South Florida attended a law enforcement academy at Camp Tanah Keeta in Martin County. PBSO sponsored 4 of the Explorers by applying law enforcement training to teach them life skills.


PBSO Fleet Ranks Top 100 In The Nation

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Fleet Management Division has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Fleet government entities in the nation.  PBSO is the only Sheriff’s Office to crack the top 100 and has been in the Top 100 the last five years.  No other agency in the country can make such a claim.


PBSO/Safety Patrol Picnic

Every year we throw a picnic/pool party for all the 5th Grade Safety Patrol kids in Lake Worth. About 150 kids enjoyed the pool, the slides and the interaction with Law Enforcement.
“When we could build these positive relationships with the kids, they can look back and remember when they worked with the police and got to meet with the police to make good choices in life”.


Serve and Protect Reading Program

::Watch PBSO Operation “Serve and Protect Reading Program”::
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Deputies celebrated the final day of the Serve and Protect reading program with students at North Grade Elementary School in Lake Worth, Fl. Over several weeks, the deputies mentored and read to the students at their school.

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