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Fort Lauderdale Police Department

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  • Deputies focus on helping the homeless through new course

    Deputies focus on helping the homeless through new course
    Sheriff's Detective Monica Jean approaches a group of homeless men and women clustered in the back of a gas station on State Road 7.
  • Student secretly snaps photos of girl in bathroom stall, sparks investigation

    Student secretly snaps photos of girl in bathroom stall, sparks investigation
    A 12-year-old girl thought she had privacy when she entered a bathroom stall at William Dandy Middle School. But Fort Lauderdale police and school officials are now investigating reports that another student with a camera phone snuck into the bathroom...

    Police chief credits SmartWater with role in burglary reduction

    After SmartWater CSI, a U.K.-based crime deterrent company, launched its newest technology in the South Middle River neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale in 2012, the neighborhood has seen a significant drop in home burglaries. A year ago, the Fort...

    Police become first responders in mental-health crisis

    The question was simple: What are some names we call people with mental illness? The cops in the classroom laughed nervously before answering: nut job, bananas, schizo, psycho, cuckoo, wacko, whackadoodle, Signal 20, crazy, loco, insane, batty,...

    Driver hit cyclist from behind and car dragged him for 2 miles

    Pretty sobering story about a South Florida cyclist hit from behind: Hit-run victim stayed wedged on car during 2-mile drive, police say Throughout the trip that spanned nearly two miles, the severely injured bicyclist remained wedged on the smashed rear...