Sheriff Scott Israel
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.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday it has found “powerful and compelling evidence” to name a prime suspect in the shooting death of Broward Sheriff’s Sergeant Chris Reyka in August 2007.
Wednesday marked 100 days in office for Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, whom voters elected to replace long time Sheriff Al Lamberti.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel held a special briefing with members of his command staff Tuesday to discuss the security situation in the county in the wake of the Boston bombings.