Sheriff Al Lamberti Rallies Supporters for his Reelection

Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti and Coral Springs City Commissioner and Mayoral Candidate Vincent Boccard held a Meet and Greet where they rallied their supporters for the upcoming election in November.

Held last week at the Eagle Trace Country Club in Coral Springs, Lamberti told supporters that he was the only person to get on ballot for a countywide election with a candidate petition, saving $11,000 in filing fees. Lamberti said he not only collected 11,000 petitions needed, but an additional 5,000 as well.

Lamberti was named Sheriff of Broward County by Governor Charlie Crist in 2007 after Sheriff Ken Jenne was indicted on federal corruption charges. He has risen through the ranks starting in 1977 as a Detention Deputy. He went on to become a Road Patrol Deputy, then a Road Patrol Sergeant in the North Broward and Lauderdale Lakes districts.

Lamberti then became Lieutenant and Captain in the Organized Crime Division. In January 1990, he assumed the position of District Chief in Deerfield Beach. He was promoted to the rank of Major in 1998. Lamberti then went on to serve as Interim Chief of Police for the cities of Hollywood and North Lauderdale.

One year after his appointment, Lamberti was Elected the 17th Sheriff of Broward County in 2008.

He runs against Scott Israel on November 6th.

The Broward Sheriff’s Offices oversee 17 districts including the Ft Lauderdale-Hollywood Int’l Airport and the Broward County Courthouse. Tamarac also contracts with BSO to provide police service and has an annual operating budget of approximately $11.6 million.  There are currently 92 BSO positions in Tamarac including a district chief, two lieutenants, eight sergeants, 65 deputies, 13 Community Service Aides and three support positions.

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  • Louise Foote

    Where was Al Lamberti when convicted criminal Scott Rothstein’s Gestapo, also known as BSO deputies under Sheriff Al Lamberti, harassed Broward citizens? Rothstein and his associates spent nearly $200,000 to elect Republican Lambertti Sheriff. Their day is over.

  • Susan Butler

    I’m supporting Scott Israel for Broward Sheriff. Broward’s a great place to live and I don’t want the county’s reputation tarnished by a crooked sheriff’s office run by Al Lamberti. Wasn’t it Republican Sheriff Al Lamberti’s duty to stop such corrupt behaviors as his officer taking gifts or his officers being used as a gang of thugs doing the bidding of Scott Rothstein?

  • Gloria Creighton

    It’s absolutely disgraceful that Sheriff Al Lamberti allowed Ponzi scheme criminal Scott Rothstein to use the BSO as Rothstein’s personal goon squad. .

  • Jarvis Jones

    I can see there has been some negative commentary posted about Lamberti. Yes, he is a crook and must go. How about the murder of a black suspect that Lamberti surpressed? This is beyond the pale:
    http://www.sfltimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=9793&Itemid=199

  • Sad

    What’s sad is israel approaching black deputies telling them “it’s not right how the sheriff treats you black deputies”. And the whole rothstein comment is ridiculous. do you know how many details are paid for everyday carried out by law enforcement everyday? I love how scott israels people try to pin a scheme that wasn’t apparent to even rothsteins partner (who’s still in business) on Al Lamberti who’s never been arrested, never been sued for child support, and has never been accused of shoplifting or roughing up suspects.

  • nomore1

    AL LAMBERTI IS BY FAR THE MOST CORRUPT PERSON IN THE ENTIRE FORCE. HE HAS TIES TO ORGANIZED CRIME. THAT IS WHY HIS DEPARTMENT OPERATES LIKE ORGANIZED CRIME WITH MONEY LAUNDERING THAT US FLORIDIANS ARE PAYING FOR. DID YOU KNOW THAT THE STATE OF FLORIDA PAYS BSO $150.00 PER DAY PER INMATE WHEN IT ONLY COSTS BSO $22.00 PER DAY PER INMATE. THIS DOESNT INCLUDE THE KICK BACKS AND MONEY THEY MAKE FROM THE COMMISARY, MEDICAL/DENTAL CLINIC, SECUREUS TELEPHONE CALLS, AND THE FEE THEY CHARGE THE INMATES FOR UNIFORMS AND MEDICATION. SHERIFF LAMBERTI CLAIMS THEY ARE STILL NOT MAKING A PROFIT AND THEY NEED MORE MONEY. THE JAILS ARE 97% FULL AT ALL TIMES. THE SHERIFF’S DEPT AND DETENTION CENTERS SHOULD BE NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS. THIS WOULD SURELY KEEP THE BSO CORRUPTION DOWN AND THE DEPUTIES WOULD BE LESS MOTIVATED IN ARRESTING CITIZENS FOR PETY CRIMES. (EX: PAN HANDLING, SUSPENDED LICENSE, ETC). LAMBERTI HAS GIVEN THE ORDER THAT THE JAILS MUST STAY FILLED IN ORDER TO ENSURE JOB SECURITY FOR HIS DEPUTIES

    • selfmadedude

      thanks..I didnt know this.

    • scott is a real moron

      slander.

  • selfmadedude

    Im just ready for a change in Law Enforcement in SOUTH FLA. I hate the way they are treating their citizens. Arresting people at any cost for personal gains..All these corruption these last four years should be enough to get this guy out of office.

  • Why is it that the violent crime rate in our country has been drastically going down since 1990 but the arrest rates have been going up?

    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crime_in_the_United_States