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The City of Weston is one of the safest cities in South Florida. Weston contracts with the Sheriff of Broward County for the provision of law enforcement services, being a part of the Sheriff's District VIII, headquartered in our City owned Police Services Building. The Broward Sheriff's Office in Weston works tirelessly to ensure that Weston residents feel safe in their homes and throughout our community.

  • In February 2018, the City of Weston was ranked #2 in the National Council For Home Safety and Security’s Safest Cities in Florida 2018 listing.
  • In February 2017, the National Council for Home Safety and Security ranked Weston #2 in their Safest Cities in Florida listing. Please find their ranking at Safest Cities in Florida.
  • In January 2017, NeighborhoodScout ranked Weston, FL as #24 in their list of Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. Their research reveals the 100 safest cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the total number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Weston is one of only two cities in Florida on the list.
  • In May 2016, the home security and financial website CreditDonkey ranked the City of Weston as the #1 safest city in Florida. They scored each city based on violent and property crime data to come up with a composite score. That score factors in population size, murders, rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries, larcenies, motor vehicle thefts and arsons.
The Weston district headquarters is staffed and open twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week. Inquiries regarding police matters may be made at the Weston district headquarters during the hours of 9am-5pm; the lobby is open from 6:30am-10:30pm. Emergency and non-emergency calls are answered by Broward County Communications.

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Residents - Please lock your vehicles - Car burglaries in residential neighborhoods tend to be a crime of opportunity, due to the fact that many people leave items in their vehicle, and their vehicle unlocked. Weston is a very safe community - but residents must still be vigilant of crime prevention. Whether in your driveway or parked on the street, always lock your car when it is unattended.

The majority of car burglaries in Weston occur to unlocked vehicles. Take away the opportunity.
» Lock it… Don't Lose It . An easy step to crime prevention (YouTube - Video )
Being a part of the Sheriff's organization, the City is able to have the use of, at no additional expense, all of the specialized services offered by the Sheriff, to include aviation, canine, underwater rescue, bomb and arson, SWAT, mounted patrol.

The Sheriff's Office offers many community service programs to residents, including Citizens on Patrol (COPS), Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.), crime prevention programs and activities, vehicle identification etching, and bicycle registration.