| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:47 AM
A union chief from the Fort Lauderdale Police Department is throwing a fundraiser for Broward sheriff's candidate Scott Israel.
Reminds me of a few years back, when Fort Lauderdale considered getting rid of its own department and going with BSO,...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 2:53 PM
?? A May investigation by??ESPN??about gamblers and their undue influence upon youth football in South Florida has prompted the Fort Lauderdale Police department to enact “Operation End Zone.” “We??have a zero tolerance policy for...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:26 PM
South Florida FBI Special Agent in Charge John Gillies. Sun Sentinel file photo: Joe Cavaretta ?? John V. Gillies, special agent in charge of the FBI in Miami, announced the graduation of six South Florida law enforcement officers March 16 from the FBI...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 12:36 AM
Three Fort Lauderdale police officers turned themselves in at the County Jail on Thursday, accused of lying about a 5 1/2-minute car chase at night in a busy area of the city that investigators said the veteran cops started without justification.
| Dec 23, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Convicted fraudster Scott Rothstein said he paid off law enforcement officers, judges and local politicians as he handed off about $1 million in bribes, according to attorneys who sat through his extraordinary testimony the past two weeks.
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:37 PM
[Read Part 2 of the Sun Sentinel's investigation here]
A police badge in Florida is a license to speed.
A Sun Sentinel investigation revealed troubling practices: Police officers are not cited for speeding like ordinary motorists; off-duty speeding...
| Jan 15, 2009
Richard Perez has established a few firsts in his career in law enforcement. Becoming the first Hispanic chief of police in Wilton Manors in 2005 came after he retired from the Fort Lauderdale Police Department. There, he was the department's first...
| Jun 14, 2010
| 4:26 PM
I wrote about the silent -- and anxious -- wait of Scott Rothstein's former associates for my Sunday print column, and I asked this question: Will they rue the day that Rothstein returned from Morocco? Without Rothstein's return to "face......
| Nov 13, 2009
Twenty-eight city police officials, including captains, majors, undercover officers and the department spokesman, helped guard the home and businesses of attorney Scott Rothstein while, federal agents say, he ran a $1 billion Ponzi scheme.
| Dec 11, 2009
Scott Walter Rothstein
Position Managing shareholder, chairman and CEO of Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler, Fort Lauderdale.
Personal Born: June 1962 Marriage: First marriage ends in divorce in 2003; no children. Second marriage to Kimberly Ann Wendell,...
| Jan 15, 2006
Police on Saturday identified two Plantation teenagers as the pair seen on a security video grinning while beating a homeless man Thursday in downtown Fort Lauderdale.
Family attorneys were negotiating the surrender of Brian Hooks, 18, and Thomas S....