Posts Tagged ‘Polk County Sheriff’s Office’

We’ve heard that students are hanging out without adult supervision at local Publix stores after school. This is specifically occurring at the Lake Miriam Publix, the Southgate Publix, and the Lake Wales Publix.

It is asked that the NLO’s make an effort to patrol the plazas between 1500-1630 hours as they are able, thus making their presence known to the children.  The SRO’s should, as they are able, and specifically after dismissal procedures check their surrounding school areas such as these plazas to ensure that we do not have potential safety issues needing to be addressed.

Thanks for your help!


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According to an article in the Lakeland Ledger, Sgt. Ronnie Brown passed away due to surgery complications resulting from injuries received on the job in an altercation with an inmate. He was a Detention Sgt. with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

He leaves behind a wife and 16 year old daughter. Keep them in your prayers.

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