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    Southwest Ranches

    Southwest Ranches is a town of about 7,706 people, located on the eastern edge of the Everglades in Broward County, Florida.

    Southwest Ranches has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents. The city averages only 0.4 violent crimes per 1,000 residents, annually. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery, and assault. With a yearly average of 3 violent crimes and 131 property crimes, the city sees a total of 134 crimes.


    Southwest Ranches Crime data from Florida Department of Law Enforcement:

    Southwest Ranches Average Annual Crime Rates

    Violent Crimes Property Crimes
    • Murders: 0
    • Rape: 0
    • Robbery: 0
    • Assault: 3
    • Burglary: 8
    • Theft: 103
    • Grand Theft Auto: 17

    The total crime index for Southwest Ranches is 131. From 2017 to 2018, the crime index decreased about 5%. The crime rate was 1,700 per 100,000 people in 2018, which was a 6% decrease from 2017.  

    To see a crime map of Southwest Ranches, click here

    Why you need a Southwest Ranches Criminal Defense Attorney:

    Southwest Ranches works with the Davie Police Department to provide safety and community services to its citizens. Any arrests or warrants made in Southwest Ranches by the Davie Police Department and Broward County Sheriff’s Office are handled in court by the State Attorney’s Office for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit. 

    Our award-winning attorneys have worked with all three agencies for years and have built relationships and rapport with police officers and prosecutors to get the best results for our client’s cases. At Rossen Law Firm, we work with the prosecutors to work out plea deals and negotiate the best possible outcome for our clients. 

    Our attorneys and staff at Rossen Law Firm are ready and available for you to schedule a free strategy session today at 754-206-6200 or 754-999-2499 to see what we can do for you.

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    Southwest Ranches Police Department

    Davie Police Department provides law enforcement services for both the Town of Davie and Southwest Ranches.

    The foundation of the department is the Police Services Division, which consists of Road Patrol and Special Operations, as well as School Resource Officers. Road Patrol shifts are set up in 10-hour increments, so there is always coverage for all emergency and non-emergency calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Additionally, Police Service Aides respond to calls for service, such as traffic crashes, delayed crime reports, and reports of a non-criminal nature. 


    Special Operations consists of the Traffic Unit and the Community Oriented Policing Unit (C.O.P.). The Traffic Unit enforces traffic laws and investigates accidents and traffic homicide investigations. The Community Oriented Policing Unit was created to develop partnerships between the Police Department and the community, promoting safer neighborhoods and streets, and utilizing problem-solving skills to resolve issues and assist problem areas within the community. The unit has one sergeant, four officers assigned to various areas of the city, four officers assigned to Nova Southeastern University and two assigned to Broward College.


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    Davie Police Department
    1230 South Nob Hill Road
    Town of Davie, FL 33324

    Phone: 954-693-8200

    Chief: Dale Engle

    Email: [email protected]


    Southwest Ranches Town Hall

    13400 Griffin Rd

    Southwest Ranches, FL 33330


    Phone: 954-693-8352

    Police Service Aide: Thomas Squarini


    Sheriff’s Office for Southwest Ranches

    Outside the city limits of Southwest Ranches, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office handles incidents and offers support to the area.


    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 Task Force

    The Broward Sheriff’s office contains a DUI Unit that specializes in the control and prevention of driving under the influence of Alcohol and Drugs. This specialized unit possesses three separate divisions that include the DUI Task Force, DUI/Breath Alcohol Testing (also known as BAT), and BAT Video. Within each division there are specially trained deputies who work together to enforce DUI Laws, process individuals who are arrested for DUIs, and aim to increase the knowledge surrounding the issues that arise when one drives under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.


    BSO’s DUI Unit includes:

    • Yvette Washington 
    • Joshua Sapp    
    • Brittany Armstrong      
    • Sean Strazalkowski
    • Steven Serphos

    Visit Broward’s sheriff’s website to learn more about their special units.


    Southwest Ranches Court System

    Southwest Ranches 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. 


    Main Courthouse

    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 33324

    Cases handled in Court from Southwest Ranches

    Court hearings held at regional courthouses include county civil, misdemeanor criminal, and traffic cases. In Southwest Ranches, these types of cases are held at the West 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. 


    Southwest Ranches 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


    Southwest Ranches Town Commission Information

    Southwest Ranches’ town government includes Mayor Doug McKay and one Council member, Gary Jablonski. Southwest Ranches’ Town administrator is Andrew Berns.

    Southwest Ranches Town Hall

    13400 Griffin Road,

    Southwest Ranches, FL 33330


    Town Clerk: Russell Muñiz
    Phone: (954) 434-0008
    Email: [email protected]

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