District 5 – Western Palm Beach County

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Welcome to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office District 5 website. My name is Captain Ed Luty and it is my pleasure to serve as the Commanding Officer for the Glades. My staff and I are honored that the tri-cities have chosen to partner with the Sheriff’s Office so that through teamwork, we can strive to make the community a safe and enjoyable place to live, work and visit. Throughout the course of my 33 year career with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, several of my assignments have been in the Glades community. These assignments have included contract deputy at the Okeelanta Sugar Mill, the Operational Watch Commander for the Western Region, a prior tour as the Executive Officer and Commanding Officer for District 13 (Belle Glade) and Commanding Officer for District 12 (Pahokee).

Our administrative offices are located at 38840 S.R. 80, Belle Glade. The Sheriff’s Office promotes a community policing philosophy with an emphasis on reviewing crime statistics in an effort to identify predictive trends in order to offer a proactive response to our law enforcement activities on a daily basis.

As the Commanding Officer, I thank you for the opportunity to continue serving your community.

Thank you,

Captain Ed Luty

District Map

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Contact Info:


38840 State Road 80
Belle Glade, FL 33430-5617

Main Phone:
(Front Lobby, General Information)
(561) 992-1461

Administrative Office:
(561) 996-1678

Administrative Secretary:
Karen Sandoval-Figueroa:
(561) 996-1678

Fax:
(561) 687-6795

Non-Emergency:
(561) 996-1670

Central records:
(561) 992-1463

Community Resources & Links
The First Tee of the Glades
The First Tee of the Glades is a Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office youth initiative that combines after school educational assistance and character development curriculum taught through the game of golf.

Active Shooter Training Video

In light of the tragic events, we want to remind everyone what they can do during an Active Shooter situation.

Latest News in District 5:

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Detectives Investigate a Shooting/Homicide in South Bay

Upon arrival an adult male was located suffering from…

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Suspect Wanted for Stealing Victim’s Cellphone

This incident occurred on May 15, 2022.

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Our Media Relations team has a new Youtube Channel for our podcast, The Lead.

We have a new YouTube Channel

Our Media Relations team has a new Youtube Channel…

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Update – Countywide Seat Belt & Child Safety Restraint Enforcement on Saturday, May 14, 2022

The locations of the enforcement will be in the…

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Sheriff Recovering from Surgery

The procedure was successful and has started physical therapy…

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