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Scholarships Awarded

The Palm Beach Police Foundation is proud to announce that 26 children from Palm Beach Police Department Officers' and Employees' families are being awarded academic scholarships for the 2018-19 school year.  To qualify, each student must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and be enrolled Full-Time in an

Accolades Aplenty

As recognitions go, this has been a banner year for Palm Beach Police Officers Ryan Burgoon and Anthony DeJesse. Both were recognized with Annual Officer of the Year Awards for 2017 in January at the Palm Beach Policemen’s Ball at Mar-a-Lago for risking their lives last May to save two swimmers

"Text to 9-1-1"

The Town of Palm Beach is pleased to announce that, effective today, hearing and/or speech impaired members of the community, or those in a situation where it is too dangerous to dial 9-1-1, now have another option to request help in an emergency – Text to 9-1-1.  Read more here  

Detective Joseph Recarey Obituary

Joseph “Joe” Recarey, 50, of Royal Palm Beach, FL, died on May, 25, 2018, surrounded by his family after a brief illness. Joe will lovingly be remembered by his wife, Jennifer (Bruno) Recarey, and by their minor sons, Jack Recarey and Peter Recarey, and his adult children, Isis Recarey and

Palm Beach Police Honor Guard attend Police Week

Palm Beach Police Honor Guard attend Police Week

Six members of the Palm Beach Police Department -- Detectives Daniel A. Wilkinson and Gabrio Badolati, Officers Erick Q. Ward, Jr., Fred C. Waymire and Adam C. Zeller, and Captain Michael T. Keehan - comprise the Palm Beach Honor Guard, which spent Sunday, May 13  through Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Palm Beach Police Department commends officers, swears in new ones

The Palm Beach Police department handed out awards and swore in eight new officers in front of about 50 people inside the Town Hall chambers Thursday afternoon. After officers in uniform holding wooden rifles marched around the room and held flags as the Pledge of Allegiance was recited,

Palm Beach 911 operator honored for saving kitten thrown from car

  On April 13, Mathew Meek, a 911 operator, saw a kitten being thrown from a car on a bridge leading to Palm Beach. Meek immediately called an officer to the scene, and after another passing car nearly drove over the kitten, the officer scooped up the kitten and saved it. Meek was honored

The 2018 Annual Palm Beach Police Foundation Golf Classic & Dinner

The 2018 Annual Palm Beach Police Foundation Golf Classic & Dinner

More than 100 golfers gathered at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach on April 2, 2018 for the Annual Palm Beach Police Foundation Golf Classic for the benefit of The Palm Beach Police Department.  Tournament Co-chairmen were Michael Belisle, Nick Coniglio, Jeff Preston and Steve

David and Sondra Mack Host “Council of 100” Spring Dinner

David and Sondra Mack Host “Council of 100” Spring Dinner

  The Council of 100, a special division of the Palm Beach Police Foundation, celebrated spring on March 28th at a dinner in Palm Beach hosted by David S. Mack, the Foundation’s 1st Vice President, and his wife, Sondra.    Tim Moran, Vice President Emeritus and Co-founder of The Palm Beach

The 2018 Policemen's Ball

The 2018 Policemen's Ball "Bless the Blue"

  The 12th Annual Policemen’s Ball on January 6, 2018 at the Mar-a-Lago Club, was a record-breaking sell-out. The event drew more than 700 supporters, friends, police officers and employees from the Palm Beach Police Department, local civic leaders and Palm Beach Town Council members, and

Palm Beach Police Foundation

The Palm Beach Police Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organized and supported by town
residents and the local business community independent of The Town of Palm Beach.