Crime Prevention/Education

The Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County (SFBC) provides opportunities for the community to meet the Sheriff and interact with BSO personnel to learn more about their mission, training and equipment. All citizens of Broward County are cordially invited to become SFBA Members and learn more about law enforcement. SFBC also seeks to maintain public safety and improve the quality of life for all citizens in Broward County, either directly or indirectly, by funding public safety initiatives of BSO and other nonprofit organizations serving the Broward Community.

SFBC currently funds and supports the following BSO public safety programs:

Shopping with the Sheriff: Every December, SFBC in partnership with BSO, treat 100 children from all across Broward County to a special shopping spree with the Sheriff to buy gifts for their friends and families. The Youth and Neighborhood Services Division and BSO School Resource Deputies select the deserving children from school programs across Broward County.

Operation Medicine Cabinet: The goal is to prevent drug abuse. SFBC in partnership with BSO, holds prescription medication free disposal events through the year across Broward County to promote the safe disposal of unused, unwanted or expired medications. For more information, visit

Shred-A-Thon: The goal is to prevent identity theft. SFBC in partnership with BSO, holds free shredding events through the year across Broward County. Citizens can shred away identity theft by safely disposing of their personal documents, check stubs, credit card offers, receipts and any other material that might contain sensitive information. For more information, visit

SFBC currently funds and supports public safety programs of the following governmental partners:

Anti-Bullying: SFBC has partnered with Broward County Public Schools to provide funding for anti-bullying programs to address some of the unwanted behavior facing students in Middle School and High Schools.

“Choose Peace Books” After School Program: SFBC provides funding to “Choose Peace Books”,                  the After School@Your Library program of the Broward County Library. The donation was made during the 5th Annual Peace Week which is overseen by the United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse.

Sheriff’s Foundation Academy: The goal of the Sheriff’s Foundation Academy is to promote citizens’ understanding of law enforcement and public safety by providing Foundation sponsors and members the opportunity to experience BSO law enforcement services in an educational environment.

Sheriff’s Foundation Classroom: SFBC has partnered with local learning institutions t offer students a unique opportunity to experience BSO’s vast array of law enforcement services. The Sheriff’s Foundation Classroom gives pre-law/law enforcement students a unique perspective on law enforcement through up-close-and-personal experiences which complement and re-enforce their classroom education.