WESTON – Hundreds of people participated in an “Active Shooter” training exercise Friday morning at Cypress Bay High School during which law enforcement, fire rescue and school officials learned to work together minimize the threat of two “gunmen” who entered the school, firing shots and planting bombs. The Broward Sheriff’s Office SWAT

team, Fire Rescue, bomb squad, school resource deputies and dispatchers all participated.

Photo #1: firefighter/paramedic Lt Fred Hall and firefighter/paramedic Dan Snyder carry an injured student to safety through the halls of Cypress Bay High School.

Photo #2: SWAT member Deputy Carlos Gomez


Photo #3: Broward Sheriff’s Office SWAT members prepare to enter Cypress Bay High School.

(photographer: Gene Herrera, Broward Sheriff’s Office)



Sheriff Al Lamberti presented a check for $50,000 to the Urban League of Broward County on Wednesday, March 4. The Law Enforcement Trust Fund (LETF) monies benefit local non-profit organizations. This donation is part of Sheriff Lamberti’s ongoing commitment to community based organizations.

Photographed from left to right are Doria Camaraza, Urban League of Broward County Board member; Dr. Germaine Smith-Baugh, President and CEO of Broward County.