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National Correctional Officers Week

On May 5th, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5187 creating “National Correctional Officers Week”. Since then the first full week in May has been marked to recognize and to honor the work of Correctional Officers and Correctional Personnel Nationwide. The Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County is proud to recognize the service of BSO Department…

Fire Rescue Frank Correggio Awarded The Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion

The Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion is awarded to recognize an individual’s contribution to the mission of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County. Frank Correggio, AED Coordinator, Broward Sheriff’s Fire Rescue Department, successfully planned, coordinated, and executed a 3-hour fire rescue training exercise conducted by cadets for the Sheriff’s Foundation Academy & Classroom, in which over 300 youths from HANDY, Unity…

BSO cadets give students a glimpse at firefighter training

DAVIE, Fla. (WSVN, Channel 7) — Taking a step beyond considering their future career options, a group of South Florida students got a hands-on opportunity to learn what it’s like to be a firefighter. More than 300 teens and preteens stood on the sidelines and cheered on fire rescue cadets with the Broward Sheriff’s Office….

Sgt. Michael Natiello Awarded The Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion

The Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion is awarded to recognize an individual’s contribution to the mission of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County. Sgt. Michael Natiello, BSO Dept. of Logistics/Regional Support Services, successfully planned, coordinated, and executed the 2015 Shopping with the Sheriff event of the Sheriff’s Foundation, in which 50 deserving students chosen by School Resource Officers across Broward County enjoyed a shopping spree…

The Dispatch (Jan – March 2016 Edition)

THE DISPATCH Quarterly Newsletter October – December  2015 YEAR IN REVIEW in case you missed it!     HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS  OF THE SHERIFF’S FOUNDATION!  Sheriff’s Foundation Welcomes New Board Members In 2015 We are honored to have welcomed this year 7 amazing individuals and community leaders to the Sheriff’s Foundation Board of Directors:…

Sgt. Ian Sklar Awarded Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion

The Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion is awarded to recognize an individual’s contribution to the mission of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County. BSO K-9 Unit Sergeant Ian Sklar successfully guided over 90 participants through two K-9 training sessions for the Sheriff’s Foundation Academy and Classroom in November 2015. Sgt. Sklar’s professionalism, dedication and meritorious efforts advanced one of the four pillars of…

2016 Foundation Sheriff’s Briefing & Awards Ceremony

On January 7, 2016, 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 2016. The Foundation recognized three BSO Employees of the Year: Kari Pallotto (Law Enforcement), Dawn Bobo (Dept. of Detention), and Mario Artze-Ordiales (Fire Rescue)….

Foundation’s Shopping With The Sheriff

On December 9, 2015, fifty students from across Broward County had the amazing opportunity of shopping with Sheriff Israel. All deserving students were selected by their School Resource Officers (SRO’s) and received a $100 gift card to spend at their pleasure. We applaud the academic and personal achievements of all the students and congratulate their…