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Circle of Merit Award

The Circle of Merit Award was created in 2016 by the Executive Board of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County to recognize board members who have wholeheartedly embraced their role as ambassadors and funders of the mission of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County. Recipient’s meritorious service includes raising over $20,000.00 in donations during a…

2017 Foundation Sheriff’s Briefing & Awards Ceremony

On January 17, 2017, Sheriff Israel briefed the board of directors of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward, annual donors, annual members and guests on the initiatives and challenges facing BSO in 2017. The Foundation recognized four BSO Employees of the Year: Detective  (Law Enforcement), Deputy Vince Graham (Dept. of Detention), Richard Sieb (Fire Rescue), and…

2016 Annual Sponsors Reception

On November 15, 2016 over 100 guests celebrated our corporate sponsors at a reception hosted and underwritten by Lamborghini of Broward. The BSO DOD Jazz Band entertained guests and Sheriff Scott Israel presented plaques to annual sponsors that helped raised over $130,000 in donations to support our First Responders. The Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward is proud…

Screening of movie “Life of a King”

On October 13, 2016, the Sheriff’s Foundation proudly sponsored the screening of the movie Life of a King, with the special appearance of Eugene Brown, the hero behind the story. We support scholastic chess as a crime prevention initiative that teaches “thinking” skills to our youth.

102 Girl Scouts Participate In First Aid Training

On October 8, 2016, 102 Girl Scouts attended the Sheriff’s Foundation Classroom First Aid Training to earn the coveted Girl Scouts’ First Aid Badge. 22 troops participated in training conducted by BSO fire fighters/paramedics and were able to experience a tour of an ambulance and a fire truck.  Our gratitude to Fire Rescue’s AED Coordinator…

Foundation Donates $6,000 to HANDY

Sheriff Israel and the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County recently presented HANDY (Helping Abused Neglected Disadvantaged Youth) with a $6,000 donation at their 11th Annual Scholars Breakfast. HANDY scholarship recipients who have graduated from college in the last year were recognized at the event. HANDY serves over 1,300 high-risk young people across Broward County. The…

Bomb Squad Training Exercise & Sheriff’s Foundation Classroom Graduation

The Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward graduated it’s first Class of the Sheriff’s Foundation Classroom – a group of 60 Girl Scouts on Saturday, May 14, 2016. The Sheriff’s Foundation Classroom gave Girl Scouts the hands-on opportunity to wear bomb squad equipment and to drive a bomb robot. “Everything we do in this agency is about…