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Coral Springs Police launches new site on crime prevention

As part of the highly-recognized “Make a Call, Make a Difference” campaign, the Coral Springs Police Department has launched a new web site, www.prepareNprevent.org to provide residents with resources on crime prevention and emergency preparedness. “Our police department recognizes the fact that the majority of the community now receives their daily communications from web-based media,” […]

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Coconut Creek phone, computer systems will be down Friday during move to new building (except 911)

As you may know, the City has built a brand new building on the Government Center campus.  As such, the  I.T. Department will be relocating the necessary networking equipment, server infrastructure, and phone system from City Hall to the new building this Friday.  In order to make this transition, it will be necessary to take […]

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Suspected bomb addressed to Obama found in #MiamiDade City of #Sweetwater

Update 8:46 pm April 18, 2013 Today at 3 p.m. a Customs and Border Protection officer in the Foreign Mailing Facility at 11698 NW 21st Street found what was deemed to be a suspicious envelope with writing that mentioned President Barack Obama and “Clinton”. It is not known which Clinton was referenced. The letter had […]

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#Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue Saves a Dozen Ducklings

#Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue Saves a Dozen Ducklings

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue saved 12 ducklings that had fallen into a storm drain Tuesday. Two boys notified a deputy around 5:30 p.m. after they heard peeping coming from three drains that were connected by a pipe at Northwest 25 Terrace and Northwest 2 Street in unincorporated central Broward. BSFR Captain Omar Valiente and firefighter […]

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#MIAMI LEADERS TO REVIEW ACTION STEPS TO KEEP CHILDREN SAFE FROM VIOLENCE

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez met with mayors, police chiefs and other local leaders today to review action steps to keep children safe from violence.  The second joint roundtable discussion on Youth Safety with local officials took place at Miami Senior High School. Among the […]

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Broward Sheriff’s Office “active shooter” training to be held at #CooperCity School

BrowardNET has just found out via the Cooper City website that the Broward Sheriff’s Office will be conducting an “Active Shooter” training drill at Embassy Creek Elementary School on Tuesday, March 12, 3:30-6:30 p.m.  According to the city site, “residents in the area may hear sounds of gunshots, but should not be alarmed.”  If you have […]

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Two City of Miami Police Officers and One State Corrections Officer Arrested and Charged in Separate Corruption Investigations

Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Michael B. Steinbach, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, and Manuel Orosa, Chief, City of Miami Police Department, announced today that Bernard Beliard, 27, a State Corrections officer assigned to the South Florida Reception Center, Vital Frederick, […]

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ACLU Launches Nationwide Investigation into Police Use of Military Technology & Tactics including Florida

NEW YORK – American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in 23 states today simultaneously filed more than 255 public records requests to determine the extent to which local police departments are using federally subsidized military technology and tactics that are traditionally used overseas. “Equipping state and local law enforcement with military weapons and vehicles, military tactical […]

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Captain Allan Hubrig Appointed BSO #OaklandPark District Chief

Captain Allan Hubrig Appointed BSO #OaklandPark District Chief

In a February 25th memo to the City Commission, City Manager John Stunson announced the promotion of Captain Allan “Al” Hubrig to District Chief for the City of Oakland Park. “In 2004, I came to the City of Oakland Park as a lieutenant and found a warm welcome from a group of citizens and city staff members […]

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Nearly Half Million in Police Vehicles and Equipment approved for Margate

Leveraging monies from the city’s Law Enforcement Trust Fund, city commissioners approved the purchase of 15 police vehicles at a cost of $475,000 at the Wednesday city meeting. Police Chief Dana Watson told MargateNews.net he didn’t know for how much longer police vehicle purchases will be allowed by the Trust, so it was imperative to […]

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