Scott Israel

Andrew Thomas was shot and killed by BSO deputies inside an Allstate Insurance office in Pembroke Pines that investigators said he intended to rob. (Source: Fl. Dept. Of Corrections)

BSO Identifies Masked Gunman Shot By Deputies In Pembroke Pines

The Broward Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man who was shot and killed by deputies after he apparently tried to make good on a threat to rob a Pembroke Pines business.

CBS Miami–07/19/2013

Sheriff Scott Israel asks for significant budget increase. (Source: CBS4)

Broward Sheriff Wants A $94 Million Funding Increase

Broward’s new sheriff, with his hat in hand, visited the County Commission on Tuesday.


In the wake of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, law enforcement across South Florida has increased their ‘state of awareness’. (Source: CBS4)

Heightened Alert Across S. Florida In Wake Of Bombings

In the wake of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, law enforcement across South Florida has increased their ‘state of awareness’.


Guns turned in at Broward County's first Gun Buyback event of 2013. (Source: BSO)

BSO Event Removes Tons Of Guns From Streets

The Broward Sheriff’s office, with help from Broward Crime Stoppers and the City of Pompano Beach, collected 124 guns Saturday at its first gun buyback event.



Former Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti Starts New Job

Broward County’s old sheriff took a new job, and it involves security, something he’s more than accustomed to.


Matthew Wood (wearing hat) surprises his dad Frederick during a BSO promotion ceremony on Friday, March 8, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Son Surprises Dad During BSO Promotion Ceremony

It was a special morning for dozens of employees of the Broward Sheriff’s Office. They took part in the largest BSO promotion ceremony ever and it was a standing room only crowd at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale.


Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Local Leaders Converge On BSO For Gun Control Discussion

On Friday, city and county leaders in Broward and Miami-Dade joined Sheriff Israel and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz at Broward Sheriff’s Office to discuss gun control.


Police on the scene of a fatal shooting in Tamarac on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Police Forced To Fire After One Woman Kills Another

TAMARAC (CBSMiami) – An investigation is underway after two people were shot to death in front of a home in Tamarac. The shooting happened in the 4700 block of NW 44th Street. Chopper4 over the scene […]


Broward Sheriff Scott Israel at his swearing in ceremony on Jan. 8, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Scott Israel Sworn In As Broward Sheriff

Broward County has a new top cop as Scott Israel is officially sworn in and takes over the reigns of BSO from outgoing Sheriff Al Lamberti.


Broward Sheriff Scott Israel. (Source: CBS4)

Broward Sheriff-Elect Scott Israel To Be Sworn In Tuesday

Broward County will officially have a new Sheriff on Tuesday when Scott Israel is sworn in.