Boynton Briefing - Jan. 18, 2018
Boynton Beach Police Department is located at 100 E. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach, 33435 FL. The Chief of Police of the department is G Matthew Immler. The Boynton Beach Police Department phone number is 732-8116.
Boynton Briefing - Jan. 18, 2018
Update 9:40 pm: The bicyclist struck by a Brightline train this afternoon is identified as Jeffrey D. King, 51, of Boynton Beach. Investigators have determined that King was traveling westbound on East Ocean Avenue, when he pedaled around the gates, which were down, in an attempt to beat the approaching train. Breaking news: Police investigating train vs bicyclist in 100 block of FEC tracks on Ocean Avenue. A man is confirmed dead. Avoid the area.
In the first 17 days of the year, Boynton Beach Police have responded to approximately nine incidents of shots being fired in the city. Police have not received any reports of individuals being struck by gunfire. Investigators are looking into the possibility that the shootings are connected. “We are deeply concerned about the shootings currently plaguing the city,” Police Chief Kelly Harris said. “Our personnel are working hard to identify the persons involved, and swiftly take them into custody. We remain steadfast in our commitment to keeping the community safe.” Officers have responded to calls of shots fired at the following locations since Jan. 1, 2018: 1400 block of Northwest First Court – Jan. 3, 2018 – 1:02 a.m. and 9:01 a.m. 3000 block Orange street – Jan. 11, 2018 – 10:41 p.m. 100 block E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd – Jan. 12, 2018 – 10 p.m. 300 block Northeast 13th Avenue – Jan. 12, 2018 – 9:50 p.m. 1600 block Northeast Fourth Street – Jan. 15, 2018 – 5:21 p.m. 2000 block Northeast Third Court – Jan. 16, 2018 – 5:36 p.m. North Federal Highway and Northeast 12th Avenue – Jan. 16, 2018 – 9:53 p.m. 600 block Southwest First Street – Jan. 16, 2017 – 9:53 p.m. Anyone with information about these shootings is urged to please contact us. We have numerous tools in place to provide information anonymously. Call us at 561-732-8116 or Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County at 800-458-TIPS. Information can also be submitted via our website, www.bbod.org, or our MyPD app.
Happy birthday in heaven, Joe. We love you and miss you every day. 🖤💙🖤 #bbpd792
Boynton Briefing - Jan. 17, 2018
Boynton Briefing - Jan. 12-16, 2018
Traffic Advisory update: Southbound South Congress Avenue has reopened.
Traffic Advisory: Southbound South Congress Avenue is closed at the 3600 block as well as the Entrance/Exit to Hunters Run due to a traffic crash involving three vehicles.Three patients have been transported to Delray Medical Center due to their injuries. Please seek an alternate route.
UPDATE: The woman struck by the Brightline train last night has been identified as Melissa Lavell, 32. After speaking with witnesses, it appears that Lavell was crossing the tracks after the guard rails were in the down position in an attempt to make it across before the train approached. Boynton Beach Police are conducting a death investigation after a woman was struck by a Brightline train traveling north on the Florida East Coast Railway. Officers were called to the scene at 600 North FEC at 6:25 p.m. It is unclear at this time what she was doing on the tracks. No one on the train was injured. Detectives are in the process of notifying next of kin. The roadways are all open at this time.
We had the best time with Cub Scout Pack 100 on Tuesday night as they toured the PD and completed their fingerprint activity with an hands-on lesson from Crime Scene Investigator McKinlay! #bbpdpride
Chief Kelly Harris uses ASL to introduce herself to members of the deaf community at a luncheon today at the Senior Center. Chief Harris is one of several BBPD employees who have been learning ASL during the past year. Providing sign language classes to employees is one of several ways the City of Boynton Beach, Government is working to be more inclusive of the deaf community. #bbpdpride
Boynton Briefing - Jan. 10, 2018
It was standing room only yesterday as we came together for the first time with Chief Kelly Harris at the helm to honor officers for their tremendous work and swear in two new BBPD officers. Hear from Chief Harris and watch the swearing in here: https://youtu.be/aPyA7nrK9kY Please join us in welcoming Officers Carlos Borrero and Jessi Festa to the BBPD family, and congratulate Det. Marco Villari on earning the department's highest honor for his incredible work as a major case investigator. Officer Michael Autiello is our Officer of the Quarter; Det. Rocky Zavattaro is the Detective of the Quarter and Community Service Officer Anthony Petriello is the Civilian of the Quarter. Please take a few minutes to scroll through the photos and read about the officers' incredible accomplishments. #BBPDPRIDE
Just a few of the awesome men and women who serve the citizens of Boynton Beach. If you see a police officer today, take a minute to thank them for their dedication and bravery. #NationalLawEnforcementAppreciationDay #LEAD2018 #bbpdpride
Boynton Briefing - Jan. 9, 2018
Some photos from last year's South Florida Police K9 Competition to get you excited about this year's event - March 24 from 2-8 p.m. at Boynton Beach Community High School- Tigers ROAR http://www.sflpolicek9competition.com #bbpdpride
Boynton Briefing - Jan. 5-8, 2018
Update: She has been safely located by PBSO - Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office in the West Palm Beach area. Thank you all for your assistance. Boynton Beach Police are searching for a missing and endangered woman who was last seen early this morning. Sarah J. Lee, 67, suffers from Dementia. She was last seen at 4 a.m. at 1010 Fosters Mill Road. She was wearing light yellow pants, a light colored shirt and a wig. She has gray hair. Anyone who sees Sarah Lee is asked to immediately call police.
Have you seen the City of Boynton Beach, Government 2018 calendar? IT IS BEAUTIFUL! The artwork was painted by Brandon Drucker Artist, a member of Artists with Autism. He did an incredible job capturing the spirit of everyone's favorite places in the city. We will display it proudly.💙 #bbpdpride Artists With Autism
Boynton Briefing - Jan. 5, 2018
Thank you, Evaline, for warming our hearts on this chilly day by bringing us yummy donuts. We are happy to have been able to help when you needed us. #bbpdpride 💙
Boynton Briefing - Jan. 4, 2018
Do you have this exciting event on your calendar? Preparations are now underway for the 2018 South Florida Police K9 Competition. We can't wait! www.sflpolicek9competition.com #bbpdpride
Boynton Briefing - Jan. 3, 2018