Churches, temples, religious schools and other religious institutions are vital to our community, yet they also face special security risks. By their very welcoming and spiritual nature, places to worship are typically open long hours every day – and sometimes around the clock.
A 90 year-old Tamarac woman bravely fought off a man posing as a water company worker who entered her home to steal her jewelry.
One Broward Sheriff’s Deputy was hailed as a hero by the Tamarac City Commission for saving a child’s life.
The incident happened on July 27, when Deputy Henry Guzman was called to the Inn Town Suites for a reported choking…
Recently I had the honor of presenting a young man from the City of Plantation with an award for saving a woman’s life. This young man – along with one of our experienced deputies – helped save a suicidal woman who was trying to take her life.
The weather was glorious for this year’s National Night” event in Tamarac where residents had a chance to meet their local law enforcement officers and learn about many of the specialized units.
Over the past year, Broward County has had a significant reduction in crime. This reduction can be attributed to several factors. Most significant among them may be the creation of proactive intelligence-led policing programs, such as the Violence Intervention Proactive Enforcement Response or VIPER UNIT…
Woodlands Country Club residents love their fruit trees, and those that live in the 900 home community don’t take it lightly when strangers pilfer from them. So when a resident caught a golfer up one of her her mango trees, she took out her camera.
When a Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy saw a car driving erratically early Saturday in Tamarac, he conducted a traffic stop, but instead of pulling safely to the side of the road, the driver stopped in the eastbound lanes of Commercial Boulevard. When the deputy got out of his car to approach the driver, the man sped away.
When a Tamarac man noticed papers and personal items strewn across the front seat of his car one morning, he thought it was strange. Fortunately, he had surveillance cameras in front of his Westwood home to help him solve the mystery.
An investigation is underway after a man was shot outside of a Tamarac bar early Saturday morning.
A message from Sheriff Scott Israel: In over 30 years of working in law enforcement, I have witnessed the serious harm drugs can do. I have seen the damage they can inflict on individuals, families and communities. The drugs change over time, but the outcomes are always the same. Sadly, a new, very dangerous […]
Thanks to the work of two police agencies, a couple of robbery suspects were apprehended after being caught in the act of robbing an elderly woman.
Drowning remains the top killer of children under 4 in Broward County, so when an anonymous donor gave $70,000 to the Broward Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Scott Israel knew just how to use the money. He partnered with Broward County’s SWIM Central to fund water safety lessons for 1,500 children.
If you want to seal any kind of deal, just bring in German Shepherd “Bane” to give city commissioners wet kisses like his handler Deputy Felix Vasconez did on Monday.
Residents may soon find relief at some major intersections in Tamarac after the City passes a new ordinance prohibiting right-of-way canvassers and street solicitors.
Since taking office as sheriff of Broward County, my goal has been to broaden the diversity within our agency. I believe the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO) should reflect the multicultural community we serve.
An elderly female driver has died of her injuries after her car crashed into a garbage truck on the morning last week in Tamarac.
Last April, I was approached by a woman who told me about her 12-year-old daughter who was diagnosed with cancer….She shared with me that when her daughter was feeling happier, her blood levels would improve, and she was at her happiest when she was with horses.
A Tamarac man who was caught on surveillance camera scouting out unlocked vehicles in his condo development had stolen property and tools in his possession.
Dogs and people have been working side by side for thousands of years. Since the early 1980s, the Broward Sheriff’s Office Canine Unit (or K-9) has assisted in serving and protecting residents and visitors countywide.