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ADT Donates $10,000 to the Foundation

ADT, in partnership with FAU, celebrated “First Responders Day” at the FAU vs. Marshal football game on Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Boca. ADT presented a $10,000 donation to the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward and the Sheriff’s Foundation of Palm Beach. This is the third year in a row that ADT has made contributions to…

The Dispatch (October – December 2015 Edition)

THE DISPATCH Quarterly Newsletter October – December  2015 Recently, we held the first combined educational event of the Sheriff’s Foundation Academy and the Sheriff’s Foundation Classroom – 2015 BSO/SWAT Anti-Terrorism Training Exercise. The impact this experience had on all who participated is best described in the words of one of the Girl Scouts participants:   “More…

SGT Matthew Patten Awarded the Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion

The Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion is awarded by the Foundation’s Board of Directors to recognize an individual’s contribution to the mission of the Foundation. SWAT Sergeant Matthew Patten has served BSO and Broward County for over 24 years and provided invaluable training to the members of Class 1 of the Sheriff’s Foundation Academy and Classroom during a recent BSO/SWAT Anti-terrorism…

Sheriff’s Foundation Funds BSO Fire Rescue’s JUST DRIVE Initiative

The Sheriff’s Foundation is proud to fund the BSO Fire Rescue and Emergency Services’ initiative JUST DRIVE for Teen Driver Safety Week with presentations featuring Renee Napier, of the Meagan Napier Foundation, and Eric Smallridge, the DUI driver who killed Renee’s 20 year-old daughter. Napier’s heart-braking story will touch the hearts of over two thousand High School…

5th Annual Sheriff’s Cup Golf Tournament to benefit HANDY

Mark your calendars for the 5th Annual Sheriff’s Cup Golf Tournament at the magnificent Weston Hills Country Club on Monday, April 11, 2016. The Sheriff’s Cup Golf Tournament was introduced by the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) in 2012. Billed as the “3 C’s” (camaraderie, competition & charity) the tournament raises funds for the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County and…

Class 1 of the Sheriff’s Foundation Academy and Classroom Experience BSO/SWAT Anti-Terrorism Training Exercise

On September 10, 2015, Students, Girl Scouts, Foundation Sponsors, and Board Members attended the first combined educational event of the Sheriff’s Foundation Academy and the Sheriff’s Foundation Classroom – a BSO/SWAT full-scale anti-terrorism training scenario. This training tested the skills of BSO’s SWAT team, Bomb Squad, K-9, Helicopter Unit, Communications Department, and the BSO Fire…

The Dispatch (July – September 2015 Edition)

THE DISPATCH Quarterly Newsletter July-Sept 2015 Welcome to the first edition of the Sheriff’s Foundation Newsletter – The Dispatch! Since 1999, the Sheriff’s Foundation has been serving Broward County in the areas of Anti-Terrorism, BSO Training, and Crime Prevention. The Sheriff’s Foundation exists to create channels of education, understanding and cooperation between the Broward Sheriff’s Office and the citizens…