Police & Fire

June 1, 2020

PARKLAND, FL- Before I begin this message, I want to take a moment to remember a beloved member of the Broward Sheriff’s Office family, Communications Operator III Nikima Thompson, who sadly lost her brave battle with COVID-19 on May 4. Nikima was a dedicated 16-year veteran of BSO and the first ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland Bay residents were startled on Friday evening by stray gunshots fired into their community from the Everglades Wildlife Management area to the west of Parkland. Local resident Craig Levine discovered trees with human stick-figure outlines painted on them riddled with bullet ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The BSO sergeant that came under extreme scrutiny for spending time at his car while the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting occurred will get his job back. Brian Miller was terminated from his position by BSO Sheriff Gregory Tony, but an arbitrator found that the BSO violated Miller's ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Broward Sheriff’s Office special victim’s unit detectives are investigating the report of an attempted kidnapping of a minor that occurred in Parkland on May 1. Shortly after 11:30 a.m. that Friday, Broward Regional Communications received a call regarding an attempted abduction ...

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PARKLAND, FL- BSO Parkland is working on a serious accident between a motorcycle and car at the intersection of Loxahatchee Road and Parkside Drive. According to Capt. Chris Mulligan, the driver of the motorcycle was transported to the hospital. Loxahatchee Road will be closed between University ...

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PARKLAND, FL – Broward Sheriff’s Office said Sunday detectives are continuing to investigate the attempted kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl in Watercrest on Friday. According to a social media post by the girl’s father, a man got out of a white van, came up from behind her, and tried to abduct ...

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PARKLAND, FL- There was an attempted abduction in the Watercrest neighborhood of Parkland on Friday afternoon. A white van was spotted attempting to lure a child into the vehicle. "This is an early ongoing investigation," shared BSO Parkland Captain Chris Mulligan. "Every lead we have is being ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a shortage of many items, but the most dire need is the protective KN95 masks for essential workers. Stand with Parkland saw a need within our community and met that need head on. This past Wednesday Stand with Parkland donated KN95 masks to Broward ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas PTSO (Parent Teacher Student Organization) is working hard to help support the Parkland community during this challenging season. The school resource officers that are normally stationed at all Parkland schools are now out working the roads with BSO Parkland. The ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Sheriff Gregory Tony’s response to the IUPA Local 6020 vote: “The command staff and I have worked tirelessly to keep all the men and women of BSO safe during this unprecedented pandemic. We have established procedures to limit exposure to COVID-19 in all areas of operations and ...

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PARKLAND, FL-  The sound of a helicopter overhead awoke a number of slumbering Parkland residents late on Monday night. BSO Captain Chris Mulligan confirmed on Tuesday that a burglary had occurred in the area. "Our Aviation Unit and K9 deputies from other districts assisted Parkland Units last ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Broward Sheriff's Office Parkland and Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) were onsite Friday evening enforcing the state's stay at home order. BSO Captain Chris Mulligan confirmed that deputies from both BSO Parkland and PBSO responded to a large gathering of young adults at the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Broward Sheriff's Office was busy on Friday evening, enforcing Parkland's stay at home restrictions. According to the BSO Parkland Twitter page, they broke up a large outdoor party in the community. BSO Parkland is reminding residents to practice social ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us in Broward County, throughout the United States and around the world. We have had to make drastic changes in the way we interact with others.   We each have a social responsibility to do our part to stop the spread of and combat this ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Broward Sheriff’s Office is committed to public safety and the health of our community. We will continue to keep you up to date on any BSO news important to you and your family on the coronavirus (COVID-19).   BSO remains fully prepared to provide the highest level of service to ...

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PARKLAND, FL- It has come to our attention that a social media post is circulating with a claim that representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are going to residences dressed in protective gear and conducting COVID-19 testing. This is untrue. The CDC is not visiting ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The nation’s largest and most versatile Forensic Response Unit joins the Broward Sheriff’s Office as its newest addition to the Crime Scene Unit.   After in-depth planning and insight from the Crime Scene Unit, Criminal Investigations, Fleet Services, Information Technology ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The senseless mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School two years ago affected the lives of so many. The tragic loss of 17 innocent victims compelled law enforcement, grieving families, community leaders and everyday citizens to look for lasting solutions to mass violence ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Happy New Year! January marks my one-year anniversary as your sheriff. The leadership of the Broward Sheriff’s Office has made a lot of changes that we sincerely believe will increase the safety for all of Broward County. During the past year, we have implemented many new ...

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PARKLAND, FL- What a year it has been for the Broward Sheriff’s Office. When I took command of this organization, I pledged to put public safety first. I am proud of the improvements we have made and the initiatives we have implemented toward our mission of providing high quality services to ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Broward Sheriff's Office is holding a free community service event for Parkland residents on Saturday, November 23, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Equestrian Center (8350 Ranch Road) The event allows residents the opportunity to bring personal documents, receipts and ...

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PARKLAND, FL- At the Broward Sheriff’s Office, we’ve come so far since the first African American, Deputy James Primous, joined the ranks in 1951. We’ve made great strides in diversifying the agency at every level to reflect Broward’s vibrant melting pot. As a person who has experienced ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The funeral for Coral Springs Police Officer Robert "Bob" Behan will be held Thursday morning, October 31st, at the Marriott Hotel in Heron Bay. Behan had been with the police force for four decades and was beloved by his community. The funeral proceedings at the Heron Bay Marriott ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The slain Coral Springs-Parkland firefighter, Christopher Allen Randazzo, will be laid to rest Thursday, October 24, 2019. His funeral will be held today at the Heron Bay Marriot hotel at 11:00 a.m. and at Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Fort Lauderdale immediately following the service.

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PARKLAND, FL-  The Florida Senate voted this afternoon to permanently remove Sheriff Israel from office. The vote was primarily divided among party lines with the majority of Republicans voting to remove Sheriff Israel. Republican Tom Lee crossed party lines when he voted to reinstate Sheriff ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Broward Sheriff's Office is establishing a program called the Parkland Citizen's Academy for local residents and business owners. The goal of the Citizens Academy is to help local residents understand BSO law enforcement and the services provided through it. The BSO Citizen's ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland residents are invited to attend the community outreach event, "Coffee With a Cop,” on Monday, October 7, with the Broward Sheriff's Office - Parkland District and the Coral Springs Police Department. This casual event is designed to give the Parkland community members an ...

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PARKLAND, FL- When time is of the essence and lives are on the line, it is the job of law enforcement to respond to an incident quickly, decisively and effectively. With the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy still weighing heavily on our minds, Broward residents are unfortunately all too ...

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PARKLAND, FL- It was eighteen years ago today that one of America's great tragedies occured. On September 11, 2001, 2,977 people lost their lives in the largest terror attack on our own soil in United States history. Today, we unite to remember, recognize, and commemerate the lives lost and ...

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PARKLAND, FL- I have dedicated my career in law enforcement to making a positive impact on the lives of the citizens in the community. Now, as sheriff, it is the foundation of how I run the Broward Sheriff’s Office. I have seen how small interactions with the public achieve huge safety results, so ...

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