Practice Precaution – Prevent a Drowning

It only takes seconds. You look away, you may not hear the splash and your child is nowhere in sight. Drowning – the harsh reality of losing a child in as little as 20 seconds. Sadly, in 2012, Broward County lost nine children under the age of four to drowning accidents, and since January 2013, […]

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Are You Ready for Hurricane Season?

An approaching hurricane can often leave people in a last minute frenzy to prepare for the storm. The Broward Sheriff’s Office works year-round with our local, state and federal partners to ensure the effectiveness of our emergency response during a hurricane. Just as we at BSO plan for unexpected weather emergencies, so should you. As […]

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Staying Safe During Christmas

The men and women of the Broward Sheriff’s Office are committed to keeping Broward County residents and visitors safe this holiday season and throughout the year. Following some simple safety tips will help keep you and your family safe. Too often, opportunistic criminals prey on holiday shoppers. While you are out making your purchases, stay […]

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Playing it Safe at the ATM

Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) are very convenient, but they can compromise your safety. A motivated criminal only has to keep watch on an ATM for a short time to scope out the availability of a potential victim. As consumers, I remind you to always be cautious of your surroundings and conduct your business only in […]

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