Violent Crimes Division
Welcome to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Division webpage. Thank you for taking the time to explore our page and discover all of the services we offer to the citizens and visitors of Palm Beach County.
The Violent Crimes Division is the principal investigative division within the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office tasked with investigating violent crime. Our responsibilities encompass a full array of investigative tasks, from robbery and homicide investigations to gang enforcement and burglary and auto theft suppression through our Multi-Agency South Florida Burglary and Auto Theft Task Force. The detectives of the Violent Crimes Division are responsible for investigating all serious and violent crimes that occur within the primary jurisdictional areas covered by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.
The Violent Crimes Division also includes the DUI enforcement unit, the Vehicle Homicide Unit, Crime Stoppers, the Forensic Imaging unit, and the Cold Case Homicide Unit.
Please take some time to explore our website and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns that you may have. It is an honor and a privilege for us to serve and assist you.
Captain Laurence Poston