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.
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!
The Lauderhill Broncos cheerleading team parlayed its second-place finish in the Pop Warner Regionals to earn a berth in the Pop Warner National Cheer & Dance Competition at ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando where they captured fifth place.
It was a cause of celebration for former state senator Chris Smith as the City of Lauderhill hosted the 15th annual Chris Smith All-Star Classic at the Lauderhill Sports Complex.
Lady Broncos Cheer Squad Compete for National Title
The leading cast members of “Once,” Mariah Lotz and Jack Gerhard, sat with NBC 6’s hostesses Jen and Johanna on “6 in the Mix” to chat about their roles in the musical hit.
The Worldwide Cricket Academy has been in existence for seven years in the City of Lauderhill and the coaches are intent on developing the players’ overall fitness, stamina and eye-hand coordination.
Highlights from Lauderhill PD
City puts on a show to welcome the holiday season.
Over 220 turkeys donated by the City for Thanksgiving this year.
Lauderhill Performing Arts Center hosts hit musical, "Once"
The Lauderhill Lions youth football league celebrated a successful season in the Florida Youth Football League that culminated with a couple of Super Bowl championships. The Lions sent five of its eight teams to the playoffs, with three of them making it to the FYFL Super Bowl.
In honor of Veterans Day, I would like to take this opportunity to remember all veterans and thank them for their contributions, sacrifices and for their services to our country.
During September 2019, detectives from the Special Project's Unit (SPU) acted on several complaints they had received regarding drug and prostitution activity at 621 NW 34 Terrace.
We encourage our residents to stay active and take advantage of the cooler months to enjoy walks or outdoor activities. However, we also want you to think about safety first. We continuously receive reports of incidents where residents encounter unknown animals or critters.
The Lauderhill Police Department Special Projects Unit (SPU) has been keeping crime statistics low by conducting a series of anti-narcotic undercover operations leading to the execution of numerous search warrants throughout the City.
Officer Samuel Ramos was on his way home after work on Friday, October 18, when he noticed a group of juveniles gathered in a service station in the City of Coral Springs.
On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Chief Constance Stanley was honored during the International Day of the Girl celebrated at Delevoe Park in Fort Lauderdale.
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!