The Lead is a podcast produced by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office featuring unsolved cases. We hope that in the re-telling of these stories, a long-forgotten detail could possibly jog someone’s memory and encourage them to step forward with information which could be key to solving these crimes.
The Lead Ep. 14 - Permitless Carry
Sheriff Ric Bradshaw of Palm Beach County discusses the myths and facts of the new law, Permitless Carry. For more information about this new law, please visit our website www.pbso.org
The Lead Ep. 13 The Budget with Sheriff Ric Bradshaw
Welcome to the latest episode of The Lead, a podcast brought to you by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. In this special episode, part of our "You Be The Judge" series, Sheriff Ric Bradshaw invites you to take a closer look at the PBSO budget.
Budgeting is a complex and essential aspect of law enforcement, and Sheriff Bradshaw is here to guide you through the process, breaking down the numbers, and explaining the rationale behind the proposed funding allocations. Join us as we explore the different components of the PBSO budget, from personnel and equipment costs to training and community outreach programs.
In this episode, you'll learn about:
The budget development process: How does the PBSO create a budget proposal, and what factors are considered when allocating resources?
The importance of investing in personnel: Discover why a significant portion of the budget goes towards recruiting, training, and retaining highly qualified law enforcement professionals.
Equipment and technology: Learn about the cutting-edge tools and resources that the PBSO uses to keep Palm Beach County safe, and why investing in these technologies is crucial for effective law enforcement.
Community engagement and crime prevention: Understand the essential role that community outreach programs play in preventing crime and building trust between law enforcement and the public.
Challenges and opportunities: Sheriff Bradshaw shares his thoughts on the current fiscal landscape and the need for adequate funding to ensure that the PBSO can continue to deliver exceptional public safety services to Palm Beach County residents.
Tune in to this informative and engaging episode to better understand the inner workings of the PBSO budget and the important role it plays in keeping our communities safe. Remember, in the "You Be The Judge" series, your opinion matters! Don't miss the chance to weigh in on the topics that impact your community.
The Lead Ep. 12 - The Open Field
One quiet morning on October 26th of 1976, a fisherman in the south of Belle Glade found what appeared to be skeletal remains. The findings were visible from a dirt roadway between Belle Glade and South Bay. The skeleton was dressed in blue jeans with a Levi belt, no shirt, and brown Dan Post cow-boy style boots, size 10 and a half. This is the story of The Open Field.
The Lead - Maritime John Doe
Almost 20 years ago, the body of a man was found floating in the waters of Boynton Inlet. Until this day, this man remains nameless. This is the story of the "Maritime John Doe."
Remembering Christy Luna
In 1984, 8-year-old Christy Luna left her home in Greenacres, Florida and we have been looking for her ever since. Today, we invited one of the original detectives of the case, Detective William Springer, to discuss updates on her investigation.
The Lead Ep.9 - Shallow Grave
On January 12th, 1985, a group of kids playing in a heavily wooded area west of Greenacres City, Florida made a gruesome discovery. This is the story of “The Shallow Grave." All we need is a lead.
Such a great idea!
This is so creative in getting the word out. I heard about Rachel Hurley from My Favorite Murder podcast. I hope you make more of these.
This is an amazing idea and look forward to more
A Law Enforcement agency using podcasts to get the word out on cold cases is an amazing idea. I hope these episodes generate leads bring you guys some tips and solve these cases. Great job!