Dade County Sheriff Talmadge A. Buchanan is most famous for being the last elected Sheriff of Dade County. When he died 37-years ago, authorities claimed he was drunk, stumbled into a dark street, wearing dark clothing and was hit by an oncoming car.
Pompano Beach High School had the look and feel of a real-life crisis situation Friday morning with “armed men” on campus, “shots fired” and several students down. But in reality it was a drill honing skills in case a tragedy like this actually happened.
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.
There’s been a sheriff shakeup in Broward County as Democrat Scott Israel defeated Republican Sheriff Al Lamberti in his re-election bid.
Broward County delivered the most stunning victory Tuesday night with Republican Sheriff Al Lamberti looking like he has been defeated in his bid for re-election by Democrat Scott Israel.
A proposal from Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Joe Martinez to make the county’s top cop an elected position, rather than appointed by the mayor, has been voted down by fellow commissioners.
Five years after Broward County Sheriff Sgt. Chris Reyka was gunned down, the trail to his killer was still cold.
A South Florida native became the first female president of the Florida Sheriffs Association in the group’s 118-year history.
A Brevard County sheriff’s deputy who once worked for the Miami-Dade police department was shot and killed Tuesday when she attempted to investigate a report of a theft. 2 people were questioned in the shooting.
Funeral services have been arranged for Nick Navarro, the colorful Broward Sheriff who served two terms from 1985-1993.