Central Intake Bureau (Booking)

Captain Paul Arndt
Lieutenant Christopher Moffat, Executive Officer

555 SE 1st Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 831-5900

The Central Intake Bureau (CIB) operates with approximately 314 sworn and civilian staff. They process an estimated 70,000 arrests annually from all Broward County law enforcement agencies. Arrests are processed at three remote booking sites located in the cities of Pompano Beach, Davie and Hollywood and the main booking facility which is housed within BSO's Main Jail Bureau in downtown Fort Lauderdale.

In addition to processing arrests, the CIB is reponsible for pre-magistrate holding, court activities, confinement status, releasing, hospital details, and transportation of inmates. Further, the CIB is the transfer and pickup location for inter-facility transfers, custody transfers and custody releases to the state prison system, U.S. Marshalls, other governmental agencies and court ordered programs.

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Paul Arndt

Captain Paul Arndt
Central Intake Bureau

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Captain Paul Arndt began his career with the Broward Sheriff’s Office as a detention deputy in 1989. Throughout his career, he has worked in various departments within the agency, including Internal Affairs, the Compliance Unit, the Main Jail, the Stockade, the Central Intake Unit, the Paul Rein Facility and the North Broward Bureau. Captain Arndt was cross-certified as a law enforcement deputy in... more

Lieutenant Christopher Moffat
Executive Officer Central Intake

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Christopher Moffat began his career with the Broward Sheriff’s Office in 1990 as a detention deputy. As a deputy, he worked at the Main Jail, the North Broward Bureau in disciplinary confinement, the infirmary, and was on the movement team. In 1991, he was assigned to the Central Intake Unit working in booking, the transportation unit, the Juvenile intervention facility and hospital security. In... more