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Cocktail Reception Kicks Off 13th Annual Palm Beach Policemen’s Ball

Cocktail Reception Kicks Off 13th Annual Palm Beach Policemen’s Ball

Bill Finneran and Esther Murray hosted a kickoff cocktail reception at his oceanfront house in Palm Beach on November 7, 2018, in honor of the 13th Annual Policemen’s Ball at the Mar a Lago Club on January 5, 2019.  More than 120 guests attended the party and were welcomed by Mr. Finneran,

Former Palm Beach deputy police chief named head of security at Palm Beach Atlantic

  Ann-Marie Taylor, who retired as the Palm Beach Police Department’s deputy police chief in September, was named the chief of campus safety and security for Palm Beach Atlantic University on Wednesday. Taylor will officially start Jan. 2. Taylor left the town after 24 years with the

Four memorable Palm Beach police cases from the summer

Four memorable Palm Beach police cases from the summer

The Palm Beach Police Department had a busy summer. Assaults, police chases, a multimillion-dollar extortion attempt — there was no shortage of crime stories this off-season. If you were out of town and missed the reports, here’s a recap of a few memorable incidents from the summer:

Employee turnover, compensation a top concern in Palm Beach

Employee turnover, compensation a top concern in Palm Beach

Heading into the 2018-19 season, elected officials cited high turnover among employees — especially police and firefighters — as perhaps the most urgent problem pressing the town. A consultant’s study of employee pay and benefits, and how it compares with competing employers, ranked at or near

Police Department Promotions and Retirements

Police Department Promotions and Retirements

Just in time to kick off Labor Day, The Palm Beach Police Foundation hosted a luncheon on August 29th at the Palm Beach Police Department to celebrate its recent promotions and retirements. Among the special guests that attended were Founding Policemen’s Ball Chairmen Eileen and Brian Burns,

Palm Beach buys new sniper rifles for police

Palm Beach buys new sniper rifles for police

    Palm Beach police have upgraded their sniper capability with two new high-precision rifles bought by the Town Council in June for 14,522. Kirk Blouin, town manager and former public safety director, said Friday that the purchase enables the police department to take advantage of the

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

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  

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 Foundation

The Palm Beach Police Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization that exists to support the Town of Palm Beach Police Department and its employees through the acceptance, management and disbursement of tax-deductible gifts and contributions. It is organized and supported by town residents and the local community independent of the Town of Palm Beach. Federal Tax ID #83-046254. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA OR ONLINE AT www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com, REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION #: CH21488