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Al Lamberti

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  • Forget $310 million Powerball dreams -- I'll settle for 3 percent mortgage

     
    Random thoughts for a dreary Friday morning: --Powerball is up to $310 million, and even though you have a better chance of getting struck by lightning just after you sprout wings while on a date with a supermodel, most everybody......
  • Broward Sheriff denounces prison plan

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti sent a public letter to Senate President Mike Haridopolos saying he had “grave concerns” with a Senate plan to privatize more than two dozen correctional facilities in South Florida. Lamberti, in...
  • Six South Florida LEOs graduate FBI Academy

     
    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...
  • Are take-home cop cars worth it? Take our poll

     
    Broward Sheriff's Deputy Osvaldo Petitfrere at a May 14 press conference. Photo: Linda Trischitta During Monday's??press conference, when four Broward Sheriff's deputies were commended??for facing off against a gunman and coming to the aid of wounded...
  • Sheriff Lamberti gets endorsement from FOP, but what about his own deputies?

     
    UPDATED Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti is touting the endorsement of the Fraternal Order of Police's District 5, which he says in a news release "encompasses all of Broward County." But it includes only a relative few actual employees of his agency. The...
  • Primary winners and losers

     
    I'll be writing more about the primary elections results for Thursday's print editions, but here are some quick hit impressions: Winner: Gov. Scott appointees. It's hard to imagine in Broward, a heavily Democratic county that doesn't like Republican Gov....
  • ???Police Women of Broward County??? star departs BSO

     
    ???? Here's some late-breaking news:?? Broward Sheriff's Deputy Erika Huerta, a star of the second season of the controversial reality TV show ‘Police Women of Broward County,‘ has left the agency. On April 16, Huerta joined Coconut Creek???...
  • Governor wants to kill pill mill database

    Governor wants to kill pill mill database
    Gov. Rick Scott has proposed abolishing a long-awaited computer database that would track every Florida prescription for narcotic drugs, the state's main weapon against pill mills. Documents accompanying Scott's budget proposal Monday ask the Legislature...
  • BSO salary database shows part-time retiree out-earns half the staff

    BSO salary database shows part-time retiree out-earns half the staff
    My colleagues Dana Williams and John Maines obtained the Broward Sheriff's Office salary database, and we offer it to you here, with this story. The Broward Sheriff's Office had to make millions in cuts last year and demoted jail detention  deputies...
  • Cops among Florida's worst speeders, Sun Sentinel investigation finds

    Cops among Florida's worst speeders, Sun Sentinel investigation finds
    We've all seen it, and now there's proof: Police officers sworn to uphold our traffic laws are among the worst speeders on South Florida roads. A three-month Sun Sentinel investigation found almost 800 cops from a dozen agencies driving 90 to 130 mph...
  • FloriDUH's Facebook fools: You'll 'like' this

    Another Facebook fool busted. Steven Mulhall, 21, of Coral Springs, posted a photograph of himself holding a stolen nameplate, which was pried from the door of a Broward Circuit judge's courtroom on his girlfriend's Facebook account, according to...