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Posted on: July 25, 2019

HBPD and USCG Hoist Training

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The Hillsboro Beach Police Department and Lighthouse Point Police Department participated in a hoist training exercise alongside the United States Coast Guard.

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Posted on: July 6, 2019

Who's Pretending to be the Government Now?

You’ve gotten the calls: from Social Security. Or the IRS. Or Medicare. Or any number of other agencies. Except: as soon as the caller threatens you or demands that you pay them with a gift card or by wiring money, you know. It’s a scam.

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Posted on: July 6, 2019

Hang Up on Social Security Scammers

Scammers are calling, pretending to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and saying that your Social Security number (SSN) has been suspended because of suspicious activity or being involved in a crime.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Beached Buoy Removal!

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The Hillsboro Beach Police Department would like to thank the United States Coast Guard and the Army National Guard in their combined efforts in removing the 7,000 pound buoy that washed on our beach!

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Those (not really) IRS Calls

You’ve probably gotten one of these calls: They say it’s the IRS and they’re filing a lawsuit against you for back taxes. They may threaten to arrest or deport you. What do you do?

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Northern Broward County Multi-Agency Helicopter Hoist Training

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On Friday, March 8, 2019, the Hillsboro Beach Police Department facilitated and attended Helicopter Hoist Training conducted by The United States Coast Guard Air Station Miami

On Friday, March 8, 2019, the Hillsboro Beach Police Department facilitated and attended Helicopter Hoist Training conducted by The United States Coast Guard Air Station Miami. The training, which is the first of it's kind in our area, involves teaching l...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Phishing: Don't Take The Bait!

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Phishing is when someone uses fake emails or texts – even phone calls – to get you to share valuable personal information.

Scammers use this information to steal your money, your identity, or both. They may also try to get access to your computer or network. If you click on a link in one of these emails or texts, they can install ransomware or other programs that lock you out...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Sea Turtles In Hillsboro Beach

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The Town of Hillsboro Beach has one of the highest densities-per-mile for sea turtle nests along the East Coast of Florida.

Nesting season in Broward County officially begins March 1st through October 31st. The Town is home to Leatherbacks, Loggerheads and Green sea turtles. All sea turtles lay their eggs on the beach at night, and MUST have unobstructed access to their nestin...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Fight Back Against Tax Identity Theft!

Tax Identity Theft

It’s Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week – a terrific time to get up to date on protecting yourself from identity thieves who try to claim your tax refund and imposters who pretend they’re from the IRS to get your money.

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Netflix Phishing Scam!

Scammers often use familiar company names or pretend to be someone you know. Here’s a real world example featuring Netflix.

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

This Is What A SSN Scam Sounds Like!

Scammers are saying your Social Security number (SSN) has been suspended because of suspicious activity, or because it’s been involved in a crime....Take a listen to what the call may sound like.

This Is What A SSN Scam Sounds Like Police
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Traumatic Injury

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On November 29, 2018 at approximately 10:20AM, our officers responded to the 1100 block of Hillsboro Mile in reference to a report of a construction worker who had suffered a severed limb.

On November 29, 2018, at approximately 10:26AM, our officers responded
to the 1100 block of Hillsboro Mile in reference to a report of a constructionworker who had suffered a severed limb. Sgt. Andrew Kirchoff arrived within
minutes and immediately ap...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Hillsboro Beach PD Life Saving Award!

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We are proud of our first responders and their efforts in saving a life!

Thursday, October 25th at approximately 5:55PM, our PD and BSO Fire responded to a report of a suicide attempt in progress on the beach in the north end of Town. Our personnel arrived, searched for and located a female who was suffering from and emotional...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

SSA Scam Alert!

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If you get a call that looks like it’s from the Social Security Administration (SSA), think twice...

Scammers are spoofing SSA’s 1-800 customer service number to try to get your personal information. Spoofing means that scammers can call from anywhere, but they make your caller ID show a different number – often one that looks legit. ...

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SSA Scam Alert! Police
Posted on: October 23, 2018

Scam Alert Updates

Scam Alert Email

Stay up to date with the latest, trending scams!


Visit the link to the FTC website to sign up for emails alerting you of the latest, trending scams!

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Imposter Scams

Imposter Scams

Someone calls to ask for money. Are they who they say they are?

Imposter scams come in many forms. Scammers pretend to be computer technicians, officials from the IRS, grandkids and online love interests. But their goal is the same — to earn your trust and convince you to send money.

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

IRS Scam Alert

Social Security Scam

Your social security number isn't suspended. Ever.

The FTC has gotten reports about scammers trying to trick people out of their personal information by telling them that they need to “reactivate” their supposedly “suspended” SSNs. The scammers say the SSN was suspe...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Drive Baked, Get Busted

Driving High is driving Impaired!

When you choose to drive under the influence of marijuana you're putting your own life in danger as well as everyone around you. #DriveBakedGetBusted

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

With the launch of the new MyAccount feature, visitors to our website can now customize their viewing experience!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

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