BSO Lauderdale-By-The-Sea District Office

Captain Fred Wood
Lieutenant Thomas Palmer, Executive Officer

4513 N. Ocean Drive
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308
(954) 640-4240 (non-emergency)

Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean west to the Intracoastal Waterway and bordered by Pompano Beach to the north and Ft. Lauderdale to the south, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is home to 6,000 permanent residents, with a sizable population increase during winter months.

In March 2001, the Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea contracted with BSO to provide its law enforcement services. The district has an annual operating budget of approximately $3.6 million and provides for 28 positions including a district captain, one lieutenant, three sergeants, 19 deputies and other positions.

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Fred Wood

Captain Fred Wood

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Captain Fred Wood began his law enforcement career in December of 1989 as a detention deputy, and he transferred to the Department of Law Enforcement in December of 1993. He has worked in various areas including road patrol, Honor Guard, Field Force, Bicycle Patrol, Property Crimes, Community Policing, Regional Investigations and Staff Inspections & Accreditation. He also serves as the Commander... more
Thomas Palmer

Lieutenant Thomas Palmer
Executive Officer