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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…

BSO K-9 Unit Training Exercise

On November 11, 2015, Girl Scouts, Foundation Sponsors, Foundation Annual Members and Board Members experienced a training session of the BSO K-9 Training Unit. 92 attendees were divided into 2 sessions to maximize the educational experience.

Girl Scouts Leader Raeann Brewer Awarded The Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion

Shout out to the fabulous Raeann Brewer, Kowechobe Service Unit’s Product Sale Manager and new troop mentor, for receiving the Sheriff’s Foundation Medallion for assisting with the launch of a new initiative called the Sheriff’s Foundation Classroom. She recruited 10 Girl Scouts troops…about 62 girls. The girls will be attending the first of several Classroom…

2015 Annual Sponsors Reception

On November 4, 2015 Sheriff Israel personally recognized the contributions of the annual sponsors of the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County. The event was presented by ADT and hosted and underwritten by Northern Trust. “We are honored to receive the financial support of the corporate community in Broward County”, said Chairman Juan Carlos Arias, adding…

Macy’s Donates $5,000 to Fund Just Drive Teen DUI Prevention Campaign

The award-winning teen distracted driver awareness program, JUST DRIVE, just got a big boost from Macy’s. On October 29, 2015, at Cypress Bay High School, representatives from Macy’s presented a jumbo check for $5,000 to the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward to fund the program through 2016. Nearly half of drivers aged 18-20 admitted texting or…

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…