Desorae Giles-Smith Appointed Interim City Manager Upon City Manager Charles Faranda’s Upcoming Retirement
After 43 years of employment with the City of Lauderhill, City Manager Charles “Chuck” Faranda has announced his retirement for March 1st, 2020.
The City of Lauderhill continues to provide good quality water to the residents and businesses served by the water distribution network.
Lauderhill Department of Environmental and Engineering Services (Utilities Division) has been awarded outstanding EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) reports over the last several years for meeting all the required health guidelines as it pertains to our drinking water.
The City of Lauderhill encourages you to Precycle - Think before you buy!
On September 24, 2019, the Lauderhill Police Department gathered at Parkway Middle School to share information regarding their participation as mentors and to meet their mentees.
Lt. Santiago served as a panel member in the Florida A&M University (FAMU) medical marijuana discussion forum on September 7, 2019.
During this fall season, I encourage you to continue practicing safety measures as you are out enjoying the cooler weather.
After months of investigations, on July 1, 2019, detectives from the Special Project's Unit (SPU) arrested Tyrie Walker for selling narcotics in and around the Unika Super Clean Laundry, located at 4100 NW 26 Street. He was booked into the Broward County Jail.
A person was attacked in the area of 6080 NW 44th Street by some type of wild animal.
The Broncos hosted a Madri Gras-themed Homecoming Festival at the Sports Park as the youth football organization faced off against the Cooper City/Davie Colts. The Broncos cheerleaders set the tone with Madri Gras outfits and masks on during their sideline and halftime performances.
The Lauderhill Lions youth football program enjoyed a successful 2019 Homecoming Week as it hosted games at the Lauderhill Sports Complex. Beyond the pomp and circumstance of the homecoming festivities, the most impressive performances were on the field of play.
On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, Special Projects Unit (SPU) detectives conducted an extensive investigation after receiving reports of suspects selling illegal substances.
Earlier this month we implemented emergency preparedness plans as we braced for Hurricane Dorian.
Detectives from the Special Projects Unit (SPU) conducted an extensive investigation that began in April this year, regarding subjects selling narcotics at the Calypso Cay Community.
In August, I participated as a workshop panelist for the Champions of Leadership in Law Enforcement hosted by the National Organization for Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE).
Congratulations to Officers Deniecia Smith and Joseph Nistor!
From Wednesday, September 4, 2019 through Saturday, September 7, 2019 the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center’s overflow parking, to the south of the facility, will be the City of Lauderhill’s Official Bahamas Relief Drop-Off location. The address is 3800 NW 11 Place, Lauderhill, 33311.
The 8U Lauderhill Lions have a hunger to win and a desire to satisfy their coaches and families. The young Lions hit the road for its first game of the FYFL and opened the season on a winning note by defeating the Lauderdale Lakes Vikings 30-0 at Vincent Torres Memorial Park.
Visit this page for updated information on Hurricane Dorian.
The Lauderhill Lions Cheer Program continues to grow and looks to build upon their recent success both on and off the field.
The Lauderhill Lions 10U football team were National Champions in 2018. The team is off to a hot start to continue their success in 2019.
Boil Water Notice Rescinded for Broward County Water Customers in Lauderhill (Broward Estates, St. George, and West Ken Lark subdivisions)
There was a Water Main Break for Broward County Water Customers on Thursday, August 22nd, 2019. Precautionary Boil Water Notice rescinded. Please read entire release for more information.
A small number of Lauderhill Residents & Businesses were affected.
We tend to associate summertime with the usual afternoon rain showers and thunderstorms, but the end of the summer is not necessarily the end of bad weather
On June 14, 2019, a Crime Stoppers tip led detectives from the Special Project’s Unit (SPU) to set up continuous surveillance in the area of 3651 NW 8 Street for drug use and sales.
The Police Department started a new youth boxing program at the direction of Chief Constance Stanley.
The Lauderhill Broncos and Lauderhill Lions youth football programs participated in the "Battle of the Hill". At stake were bragging rights between the two youth football organizations who share the same football facility at the Lauderhill Sports Park.
With nine squads to cheer on the nine football teams every Saturday for an American Youth Football League matchup, the Lauderhill Broncos sons and daughters receive plenty of support from the community. They are ready for the AYFL season.
On May 15, 2019, detectives from the Lauderhill Police Special Project’s Unit (SPU) acted on a Crime Stoppers tip regarding drug sales from the 12th Street Food Store located at 4248 NW 12 Street.
As we welcome in another school year, the Lauderhill Police Department continues to roll out new activities that promote safety and awareness for our youth.
The Lauderhill Police welcomes its newest additions.
On August 10, 2019, the Lauderhill Police Department will once again host the annual Sneakers4Shorties event in partnership with Service4Smiles, Inc.
The 11th Annual Jamaica Flag & 57th Independence Day Celebration takes place on Sunday, August 4, 2019, from 12pm – 10pm at the Lauderhill Sports Complex (7500 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, FL).
Lauderhill Youth Council and Teen Leadership Programs offered students a new program called "My City!"
Please join Chief Stanley and the Lauderhill Police Department in congratulating Officer Dillon Russell
It is that special time of the year again when children and parents prepare in many ways to go back to school.
Lauderhill detectives pursued Crime Stoppers tips about drug dealers at the Unika Super Clean Laundry, located at 4100 NW 26 Street.
The 2019 CASA soccer season has finished. Here is a Sun-Sentinel recap of the Masters Over 40 Division.
The 2019 CASA soccer season has finished. Here is a Sun-Sentinel recap of the CASA Super League Division.
The 2019 NYSA netball season has finished. Here is a Sun-Sentinel recap.
During my April meeting with the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association, I was informed about an Autism Awareness Campaign spearheaded by the Fort Lauderdale Police Department for improved police responses to the autistic community.
In April 2019, Lauderhill detectives from the Special Project’s Unit (SPU) received information that illegal gambling and drug dealings activities
The Lauderhill Teen Leadership Camp is constantly thriving to learn and grow!
The City Commission Meeting on June 24, 2019 included presentations from State Representative Bobby Dubose and Senator Perry Thurston
Thank you to everyone who participated in our Family Safety Day event!
Lauderhill, the Cricket Capital of the US, was visited by the newly elected President and VP of the Cricket West Indies - Rickey Skerritt and Dr. Kishore Shallow.
Lauderhill Commissioner Denise D. Grant and Mayor Ken Thurston issued Official City Proclamations to several deserving organizations and individuals.
It’s important to prepare for possible disasters and other emergencies.
School Resource Officer Irvina Mosley organized the last “Ice Cream with a Cop” event of the year at Endeavor Primary Learning Center.
The Sun-Sentinel provided a recap of the 2019 Family Safety Day event.
As we welcome the summer months, I encourage you to be more alert, especially when driving around your neighborhood. Make time this summer to get to know your neighbors.
Last month, the Special Projects Unit (SPU) received a crime stoppers tip that drug sales were occurring from within the Food Store located at 4248 NW 12 Street.
ForeLife Inc. hosted their annual Celebrity Golf Tournament recently and it was well received by attendees.
On May 23, a Memorial Ceremony was held in honor of Law Enforcement Officers who have died while protecting the communities they served.
The Lauderhill Police Department has a crystal-clear message for those participating in criminal activity in the City of Lauderhill. That message is JUST DON’T…you will be caught!
Some of the Beep Baseball Visionaries members attended the free eye exam event put on by VCA.
The 2019 Lauderhill Talent Show finals took place at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center (LPAC) on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.
In the spirit of Teacher’s Appreciation Day, Lauderhill’s Mayor Ken Thurston celebrated by having his annual Teacher’s Appreciation Breakfast which honored 14 inspirational educators.
Chief Stanley and members of the Lauderhill Police Department welcomed residents and business representatives to join them for a cup of coffee at the lovely Amarena Bakery & Bistro.
Chief Stanley was a Special Guest Speaker during the 2019 ASIS Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet honoring Broward County law enforcement leaders. During her speech, Chief Stanley thanked law enforcement commanders for their hard work and dedication.
Lauderhill Fire Rescue staff partnered with Innovations for Learning & Endeavor Primary Learning Center for the reading program "TutorMate" to improve reading, vocabulary and comprehension skills of our Lauderhill children.
Lions players Grant, Hines, McFarlane and Medeus received personalized invitations from Inter Miami owner and soccer icon David Beckham.
The Lauderhill Police Department supports the efforts to help end homelessness in our City.
On April 23 the Lauderhill Police Department (LPD) daily log indicated no criminal activity anywhere in the City! We attribute the success in part to the new “Just Don’t… You will be caught!”
The Lauderhill Police Department joins Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) in support of spreading the life-saving safety message 'Share the Road' campaign.
In light of recent attacks to Synagogues around the nation, Lauderhill Police Department recently presented safety tips and information to parents and students at Synagogue Gan Moshiach Israel.
On Tuesday, April 30th, the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association, led by Chief Constance Stanley, addressed residents of Broward County during a press conference regarding Autism Awareness Programs in Law Enforcement.
Lauderhill Mayor Ken Thurston and Commissioner Richard Campbell welcomed the staff and owners at the Grand Opening of the Youfit at the Lauderhill Mall on April 22, 2019
Not only does our Lauderhill 6-12 STEM Magnet School have a 100% graduation rate... but also thanks to an amazing partnership with our Lauderhill Fire Department.
Chief Stanley was a special guest speaker during the March 26 Unity and Legends Power of the Women Awards Ceremony, sponsored by “Coffee Break with Charley” to commemorate survivors of Domestic Violence and Sex Trafficking Acts.
The Lauderhill Visionaries Beep Baseball Team, with the support of the Look Through My Eyes non-profit, was recently highlighted in a Sun-Sentinel article. Congrats to the team!
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month... U Drive. U Text. U Pay!!!
Lauderhill Mayor and Commissioners received a great report from their youngest City Ambassadors a.k.a. the Youth Council Members
Mayor Ken Thurston gave an Official City Proclamation to the staff of the Greater Horizons Academy declaring the second week of April as the week of the Young Child.
The City of Lauderhill specializes in authentic restaurants that serve dishes national food chains can only dream of replicating!
Commissioner Denise D. Grant held her 2nd Business Power Brunch on April 3rd at City Hall.
Members of the Lauderhill Police Department wore jeans in support of the globally recognized Denim Day commemorating the international Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign.
April 15th through 19th is the National Emergency Tele Communicator/Dispatcher Appreciation Week.
Chief Stanley was a special guest speaker during the March 26th Unity and Legends Power of the Woman Awards Ceremony, sponsored by "Coffee Break with Charley.
An anonymous caller provided information to detectives from the Special Projects Unit (SPU) about a “marijuana grow house” in the Hidden Forest community.
Thank you for coming out to Jazz Under the Stars on 38th Ave! It truly was a night to remember - with plenty of options to keep you entertained.
March was an exciting month for the Lauderhill Police Department.
The Lauderhill Police Department held its 43rd Rescue Our Kids (R.O.K.) Boot-Camp Spring Break Session
On March 27th and April 3rd, the Lauderhill Police Department in partnership with the Lauderhill Fire Department and Parks and Leisure Services, continued hosting Safety Town events.
Officer Keechle was contacted by LifeNet, a Non-Profit Organization dedicated to feeding the homeless and low-income families in the area.
The Lauderhill Fire Rescue Department held their annual Awards Ceremony on March 5, 2019.
The Lauderhill Police Department has a “Zero” tolerance for loiterers and works very closely with the Broward County Homeless Taskforce to help combat homelessness, littering and loitering in the City.
On Wednesday, March 19th, Chief Stanley met with exceptional students from Lauderhill 6 -12 to speak about life challenges over a delicious Ice Cream treat!
The Lauderhill Police Department joined about 80 residents for the final Slow Roll bike ride of the season that started from the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center.
We all love a story with a nice ending, and this is a good one!
Officers assigned to the Special Projects Unit have been very busy this year roaming in the shadows to make sure the city is safe
On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, Chief Constance Stanley hosted her first meeting as the President of the Broward County Chiefs of Police Association at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center.
On February 7th the Synagogue of Inverrary Chabad welcomed Lauderhill Police officers for coffee, cookies and muffins.
Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new beautiful barber shop - Unique Kuts
On Friday, February 22, City and County Commissioners, Caribbean dignitaries, and South Florida residents enjoyed a glimpse into the cultural history of the Caribbean region at the Lauderhill Historical Museum.
On Wednesday, February 27th Chief Stanley and members of the Lauderhill Police Department in partnership with the Lauderhill Fire Department and the City of Lauderhill’s Parks and Leisure Services proudly hosted Safety Town for children from Eagles Nest Charter School.