Mission: The mission of the sherrif's foundation of broward county (sfbc) is to provide moral and financial support to families of those who lost their lives in the line of duty and to fund programs of the sheriff's department, seek to maintain the public safety and improve the quality of life for all citizens in broward county, either directly or by contributions to organizations that are otherwise unfunded and qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the internal revenue code and regulations issued pursuant thereto, as they now exist or as they may hereafter be amended.
Programs: The executive leadership program is in its 15th consecutive year. This program is a partnership between nova southeastern university, the broward sheriff's office and the sheriff's foundation that continues to grow. The partnership has benefited multiple law enforcement and fire rescue agencies throughout broward and palm beach county. The executive leadership program is an ongoing program which is renewed annually between nova southeastern university, broward sheriff's office and the sheriff's foundation. There are up to 19 participants per class. Classes are held annually and extend for a period of 26 sessions. A registration fee is charged.
supervisory leadership program is a ten week certificate and academic credit program for approximately 20 bso personnel at the level of sergeant and above. It teaches topics in leadership management and communications taught by faculty of florida international university and bso personnel. The number of bso personnel may vary per semester.
the fallen heroes fund provides humanitarian assistance to the families and loved ones at the time of death of a deputy or fire-rescue officer, and helps the families with memorial arrangements if necessary. This is designed as a quick response mechanism in the event of such a tragedy. Meeting of such needs are determined in part with the advice of the chaplain of bso.
various other programs