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  • No gun buyback days for Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

    No gun buyback days for Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office
    Area law enforcement agencies have hosted gun buyback days where weapons can be donated in exchange for gift cards. But Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw says his agency won't be hosting such an event. "Most of the turned in guns are not...
  • Sheriffs, police chiefs offer money for pill database

    Sheriffs, police chiefs offer money for pill database
    Sheriffs and police chiefs from across Florida offered Monday to pay for a controversial database to track pain-pill prescriptions, a state project that legislators have so far declined to fund. The lack of definite funding source has been one of the...
  • Palm Beach County ponders another $6 million in last-minute budget cuts

     
    Palm Beach County budget planners on Thursday highlighted options for nearly $6 million in additional budget cuts, but recommended that the County Commission instead stick with plans to boost property tax rates 9 percent. The commission on Tuesday is...
  • Sheriff money could salvage arts programs

     
    Sheriff Ric Bradshaw may have found a way to help pay for arts programs that ended up on Palm Beach County???s budget chopping block. The County Commission plans to cut $262,000 sought by the county???s Cultural Council for everything from......
  • County Commission calls for changing state law to cut sheriff's personnel costs

     
    To try to rein in personnel costs at the Palm Beach County Sheriff???s Office, the County Commission wants state lawmakers to change a specially crafted protection for sheriff???s employee benefits. The Florida Legislature in 2004 approved a measure...
  • Allen West says legitimate security concerns shouldn???t create police state

     
    Congressman Allen West said Tuesday the response to the Arizona shootings that wounded one of his colleagues and left six dead shouldn???t result in so much security that people live in fear in a ???police state.??? ???The worst thing that......
  • Palm Beach County could opt for local prescription drug registry

     
    Palm Beach County officials Thursday floated the idea of implementing a local prescription drug registry if a planned statewide registry gets scrapped. The registry is called for by local leaders and law enforcement agencies to help target ???pill mills??...
  • Palm Beach County budget cuts target sheriff, parks programs

     
    Palm Beach County's budget cuts proposed Monday target the sheriff's office as well as popular parks programs. Now the County Commission will have to decide whether to follow through with deeper cuts to public safety spending as well as cutting......
  • Palm Beach County budget fight kicks off at Monday meeting

     
    Palm Beach County???s looming budget fight gets its first public airing Monday night, when the County Commission holds a rare evening meeting to discuss potential cuts. Past county spending combined with the decline in property tax revenues during the...
  • Palm Beach County budget meeting fails to solve shortfall

     
    Monday night???s kick-off to Palm Beach County???s summer-long budget fight failed to produce any solutions to the looming $45 million shortfall. County commissioners at their first budget public hearing balked at some of the proposed cuts, such as laying...
  • Palm Beach County takes another swipe at Florida open-government law

     
    Palm Beach County???s scandal-plagued County Commission as well as the county???s top law enforcement officials want a get-out-of-jail-free card when it comes to following Florida???s Government in the Sunshine Law. The county???s Criminal Justice...
  • Palm Beach County budget vote Tuesday night

     
    Palm Beach County commissioners meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday night to decide whether to increase property tax rates for the third year in a row or order further spending cuts to avoid a $40 million budget shortfall. Tuesday is the......