Hurricane Irma Preparedness

The City of Boynton Beach is closely monitoring Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm. City Officials met today and have begun preparations. City Services are operating according to regular schedules, but we will update throughout the week as new information becomes available. Continue to monitor the City of Boynton Beach and Boynton Beach Police Department social media on Facebook and Twitter for the most up-to-date information: @cityofboynton @bbpd

Boynton Beach residents can also obtain notifications on the City’s BBTV ComCast Channel, Ch 99 and through the Nextdoor app . We encourage you to stay tuned to local media for information regarding evacuations, shelters and storm information.

Here is some more information to help you plan:
Flood Map: http://www.pbcgov.com/knowurzone/

Hurricane Evacuation Shelters:
Palm Beach County, in cooperation with the American Red Cross (ARC), currently operates hurricane evacuation shelters across the County. All hurricane evacuation shelters meet current ARC 4496 design standards to withstand hurricane force winds, including window strength and protection, wind and debris exposure, and storm surge inundation.
Boynton Beach High School is a shelter in the City of Boynton Beach. For other shelter locations, click here: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/Shelters%20With...
Palm Beach County has established a Special Needs Program to provide for citizens with certain medical problems during a major emergency. You must register for the shelter in advance. Space is limited. Click here for more information: https://secure.co.palm-beach.fl.us/PSD.EM.SpecialNeedsApplication/

Pet Resources
Click on the links below for information about taking care of your pets before and during a hurricane:
ASPCA: https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/general-pet-care/disaster-preparedness
FEMA: https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2011/12/01/disaster-plan-your-pets
Humane Society - http://www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdfs/disaster/disaster_preparedness_...
Pet Lodging - https://www.rover.com/
Gas Stations with Emergency Power
There are two gas stations in the City of Boynton Beach that can provide gas even if the power is out. They are:
BP, 645 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach
Mobil, 850 Gateway Boulevard, Boynton Beach
Here is a list of additional gas stations in Palm Beach County with emergency power: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/2016stations.pdf

Publix Locations with Emergency Power
There are Publix locations in the City of Boynton Beach that have emergency power capabilities.
They are located at:
Boynton Plaza – 111 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, FL
Sunshine Square – 501 S.E. 18th Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL
Quantum Village – 1005 Gateway Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL
Boynton Lakes Plaza – 4770 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, FL
Here is a complete list of Publix stores with emergency power in Palm Beach County: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/Publix_Stores_w...
Other Stores with Emergency Power
Home Depot: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/2012HomeDepot.pdf
Lowes:
http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/2012Lowes.pdf

Price Gouging
During a State of Emergency , price gouging is illegal. Report any violations to 1-866-966-7226.

Helpful Phone Numbers:
• Agricultural and Consumer Services:
(800) 435-7352
• American Red Cross:
(866) GET-INFO
• Boca Raton Community Hospital:
(561) 395-7100
• Elder Services:
(800) 963-5337
• Palm Beach County Emergency Management:
(561) 712-6400
• Emergency Management, Hearing Impaired:
(561) 712-6343
• FEMA Disaster Assistance:
(800) 621-3362
• Florida's 2-1-1 Help Line:
211
• Florida Department of Financial Services:
(800) 227-8676
• Florida Emergency Information Line:
(800) 342-3557
• Florida Power and Light:
(800) 4-OUTAGE
• Mosquito Control of Palm Beach County:
(561) 967-6480
• State Volunteer and Donations:
(800) 354-3571

Emergency Messaging
AlertPBC is Palm Beach County’s Emergency Notification System. Now is the time to sign up for the service. Click here to sign up: https://member.everbridge.net/index/892807736726195#/signup
Nextdoor is a social network for you, your neighbors and your community. Boynton Beach Police will be providing updates via this service. Click here to sign up: https://www.nextdoor.com

BBPD News feed

Meet the new K9 Team

We are excited to introduce you to the newest members of our K9 Unit - Officer Patrick Roedel and his partner, K9 Bane!
K9 Bane is a Dutch Shepherd, who was born in June 2017. He will be trained to sniff out narcotics, in addition to apprehending criminals with Officer Roedel, who has served the BBPD for 6 years.
Officer Roedel and K9 Bane will be in school for the next 3-4 months... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Nov. 14, 2018

18-059182 Auto Burglary 2815 S. Seacrest Blvd-Bethesda East 2001 hours
Victim stated someone shattered the front passenger side window to his white F-150 and rummaged through the glove compartment. No items were taken.
** Extra Patrol at Z-Mart resulted in several arrests, 18-59216, 18-59217, 18-059218, 18-059219 **
18-59088 Burglary Residence 311... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Nov. 9-13, 2018

18-058940 Burglary In Progress 250 NE 17th Ave 1826 hours
Officers responded to the above address in reference to a residential burglary. The victim provided the description of two unknown males she found inside her residence. Responding officers located one of the suspects and conducted a show-up of the suspect with the victim. The victim positively identified the suspect, Jeffrey... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Nov. 7, 2018

18-057726 Throw Deadly Missile/OCC Dwelling 593 NE 19th Avenue 1543 hours
Victim stated sometime between Sunday 11-04-18 app 0830 hours and 11-06-18 app 1543 hours a window on the east side of the residence was damaged. Damage to the interior of the residence was consistent with some type of projectile possibly a bullet. No projectile was located and no suspect information.
18-... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Nov. 6, 2018

18-057553 Suspicious Incident 2400 High Ridge Road 1701 hours
BBPD responded to a complaint of a suspicious package next to the community mail boxes. Security advised he observed a box with “religious type writing on it” next to the outside mail boxes. Based on the nature of the incident, the area was cordoned off. BBFD/PBSO bomb squad were notified and responded to scene.... Click to View

Want an inside look at the BBPD? Register now for the Community Police Academy!

The Boynton Beach Police Department is now accepting applications for the 40th class of the Community Police Academy, which begins Wednesday, January 9, 2019.
Classes will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays for nine consecutive weeks at Fire Station 5, 2080 High Ridge Road, Boynton Beach. The program is free and open to residents and business leaders.
The program,... Click to View

Rest in peace, K9 Hutch

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing on Saturday of our beloved retired K9 Hutch. Hutch served the City of Boynton Beach, Government from 2007-2014, apprehending more than 200 criminals during his storied career.
Please keep his partner, Officer Mark Sohn, and his family in your thoughts during this incredibly difficult time.
Thank you for your service, buddy. We... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Nov. 2-5, 2018

18-057380 1640 hours Armed Carjacking 4305 N. Congress Ave.
Units responded to the aforementioned address in reference to a one hour delayed carjacking. Upon arrival, they met with the victim who stated two black male suspects had stolen his 2007 Silver Chevy Cobalt bearing Fl. Tag BGP S22. Victim advised him and a friend arrived at the meadows park bathroom to “smoke... Click to View

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