Sheriff Scott Israel
Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Eduardo Mesa is accused of stealing prescription drugs from a man who committed suicide. The girlfriend of that man, Billy Martin, said she is relieved Mesa has been arrested.
A Fort Lauderdale police officer was shot and another person was killed Thursday evening, police said.
Prosecutors filed criminal conspiracy charges against two suspended Broward deputies with ties to convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.
Several South Florida law enforcement agencies will soon have some new four-legged officers on the force. Thursday, four bloodhounds and their trainers are graduating from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Bloodhound Academy.
Broward’s Sheriff Scott Israel is hoping to build bridges with the county’s diverse 1.8 million residents.
Some of Broward County residents on the real naughty list received quite the holiday surprise during BSO’s Operation Bad Santa.
Deputy Daniel Rivera, on September 11th, veered off I-95 on his way to work, wrapped his police cruiser around a tree, and ended up in the hospital with life –threatening injuries. While he remains in the hospital, his colleagues have set up a fund, the Deputy Daniel Rivera Fund, to help family with the unexpected expenses.
In the dark of a parking lot, a Broward Sheriff’s Office undercover officer stood waiting to make a drug deal. But this was not only a drug deal, BSO says, this was an opportunity to take a violent criminal off the streets.
A longtime Broward Sheriff’s Office employee is taking aim at his boss — Broward Sheriff Scott Israel — in a whistleblower lawsuit filed in Broward County Circuit Court. Deputy Jeffrey Kogan, formerly a Homicide Detective, alleges that he was demoted to a road patrol position because he reported misconduct by a Fort Lauderdale Police Canine Officer.
Wednesday, around high noon, dozens of Miami Police officers lined up for riot training.