Pompano Beach: Area Served by South Florida Criminal Defense Attorney
Pompano Beach is a city located in Broward County, Florida, with a population of about 110,371 people. Pompano Beach has a large, beautiful pier extending into the ocean as well as a playground and public workout park along the beach.
Pompano Beach has an overall crime rate of 32 per 1,000 residents. The city averages 3 violent crimes per 1,000 residents, annually. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery, and assault. With an yearly average of 15 violent crimes and 122 property crimes, the city sees a total of 137 crimes.
Pompano Beach Crime data from Florida Department of Law Enforcement:
Pompano Beach Average Annual Crime Rates
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The total crime index for Pompano Beach is 5,183. From 2017 to 2018, the crime index decreased about 18%. The crime rate was 4,696 per 100,000 people in 2018, which was an 18% decrease from 2017.
To see a crime map of Pompano Beach, click here.
Why you need a Pompano Beach Criminal Attorney
Any crime which occurs in Pompano Beach is handled by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.
When looking for a defense attorney to handle your case, you should ask yourself, “What kind of outcome am I looking for?” and more importantly, “Who do I trust has enough experience to get me the outcome I want?”
At Rossen Law Firm, we work hard to get you the outcome you’re looking for and resolve your case with as few legal consequences as possible.
Our attorneys, Adam and Manny have worked with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office for years, and know what questions to ask in a deposition to get you closer to your desired outcome on your case. We know what we can ask the judge and prosecutors for, and what legal arguments to make to get the results you want.
To learn more about what Rossen Law Firm can do for you, call us today at 754-206-6200 or 754-999-2499 to set up a free strategy session.
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Pompano Beach Law Enforcement
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Pompano Beach Police Department
The City of Pompano Beach has been contracted with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to provide police services since August 1999. In regards to population, it is the largest city in Broward County to utilize the law enforcement facilities with BSO.
If you are looking to search for sexual offender and predator information in Pompano Beach, or anywhere in South Florida, you can do so at the system created by Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
Sheriff’s Office for Pompano Beach
The Broward Sheriff’s Office provides all law enforcement and code-compliance services for Pompano Beach. BSO is led by Sheriff Gregory Tony, who was sworn in January 2019.
With an annual operating budget of nearly $46 million, BSO’s Pompano Beach district provides for 272 positions including a district chief, 3 captains, 6 lieutenants, 22 sergeants, 208 deputies, and more. The Broward Sheriff’s Office offers a free Vacation Home Check Program, in which deputies will drive by unoccupied residences and check the perimeter of the home for suspicious activity on a daily basis. BSO also offers a RAD Kids Program (Resisting Aggression Defensively), where deputies teach children how to respond with confidence and apply personal safety skills to dangerous situations.
Broward Sheriff’s Office District 11 - Pompano Beach
100 SW 3rd Street
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Major: Wayne Adkins
Email: [email protected]
Outside of Pompano Beach, the Broward Sheriff’s Office also handles incidents and offers support to the Pompano Beach district.
Sheriff Gregory Tony oversees BSO. The Sheriff’s Office has 16 districts. BSO’s services include a Child Protective Investigations Section, a Civil Division and a Department of Law Enforcement. In addition to road patrol and other operations, special BSO units include a Bomb Squad, a K-9 (canine) unit, School resource deputy unit and more. Community programs including drug court, in-custody behavioral services, probation division, employment services programs, and more.
BSO also supports texting to 911 if calling is not an option.
Broward Sheriff’s Office - Headquarters
2601 West Broward Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: (954) 831-8901
Sheriff: Gregory Tony
Broward Sheriff’s Office DUI Unit
BSO handles the issue of Driving Under the Influence with the DUI Unit, which incorporates the DUI Task Force, DUI/Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT), and BAT Video. The DUI Task Force works to identify and apprehend impaired drivers and boaters, as well as assisting other law enforcement agencies and promotes support groups including Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD). BAT centers use the Intoxilyzer 8000 to test for evidence of alcohol and provide technical support during the processing of arrestees, while BAT Video staff collect video footage of offenders and trains Florida prosecutors on issues regarding forensic breath alcohol testing.
BSO’s DUI Unit includes:
- Yvette Washington
- Joshua Sapp
- Brittany Armstrong
- Sean Strazalkowski
- Steven Serphos
Pompano Beach Court System
Pompano Beach Courts are part of the 17th Judicial Circuit, which encompasses all of Broward County. Any cases that are appealed are handled in the 4th District Courts of Appeal in West Palm Beach.
There are four Broward County Courthouses. The Central Courthouse, North Regional Courthouse, South Regional Courthouse, and West Regional Courthouse are collectively referred to as “the “Broward County Courthouses.”
The Broward Court System has a total of 90 judges and 11 magistrates. The Chief Judge, Jack Tuter, was first elected in 2017.
201 S.E. 6th Street,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
North Regional Courthouse
1600 West Hillsboro Boulevard,
Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442
South Regional Courthouse
3550 Hollywood Boulevard,
Hollywood, Florida 33021
West Regional Courthouse
100 North Pine Island Road,
Plantation, Florida 3332
Cases handled in Court from Pompano Beach
Court hearings held at regional courthouses include county civil, misdemeanor criminal, and traffic cases. In Pompano Beach, these types of cases are held at the North Regional Courthouse.
Broward’s Main Courthouse handles many types of cases, including: circuit civil, county appeal, felonies, county civil, county criminal, domestic violence, misdemeanor and felony mental health and drug court, unified family court, probate and guardianship, foreclosures, juvenile delinquency, dependency and traffic cases.
Rossen Law Firm defends misdemeanor and felony criminal cases including: DUI, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, petit and grand theft, fraud, trespassing, domestic violence injunctions, drug possession and trafficking, burglary, robbery, criminal mischief and sex crimes.
Pompano Beach Jails or Detention Centers
The Broward Sheriff’s Office manages 4 different jails:
Main Jail Bureau
555 SE 1st Ave,
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
The Joseph V. Conte Facility
1351 NW 27th Avenue,
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
North Broward Bureau
1550 NW 30th Avenue,
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
Paul Rein Detention Facility
2421 NW 16 Street,
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
Pompano Beach City Commission Information
Pompano Beach’s city government includes Mayor Rex Hardin and 4 city commissioners: Andrea McGee, Rhonda Eaton, Tom McMahon, and Beverly Perkins. Pompano Beach’s City manager is Greg Harrison
Pompano Beach City Hall
100 W Atlantic Blvd
Pompano Beach, FL 33060