Saturday, August 12, 2017

“IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto execute this instrument, at the time set forth below.”

On August 26th, 2008, then-mayor, now State Senator Jeff Clemens, signed the agreement turning over the City of Lake Worth’s law enforcement responsibilities to PBSO.

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Crime and gangs were so out of control in Lake Worth prior to PBSO taking over, citizens were calling for checkpoints to stop and search cars entering the City (watch the video).

Going back to 2005 wasn’t much better in the City of Lake Worth:
Many neighborhoods (those fortunate with the means) and community groups as well began searching for ways to provide safety patrols.