Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the Broward County Sheriff's Office (BSO) are pleased to announce a partnership between the largest independent institution of higher education in Florida and the nation’s largest full service public safety agency. This partnership, which includes the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County, was initially developed as a way to create educational opportunities for Broward County’s finest men and women: BSO’s 5,800 employees. However, the scope of the relationship has broadened to include a multitude of other opportunities to improve the quality of life for public safety officials and citizens, on a local, national, and global level. Since its inception, this unique partnership has developed and fostered several programs and initiatives in the following areas:
On behalf of NSU’s staff, students, and BSO’s employees, we are proud of all efforts to improve the criminal justice system and the lives of Broward County residents. We encourage you to take a moment to review the work that has resulted from this exciting partnership.