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Law Enforcement

If you have an emergency, please call 9-1-1

Residents of Lake Worth are served by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office – District 14.
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office – District 14
120 North G Street
Lake Worth, FL 33460

Main Phone: 561.586.1611
Non-Emergency: 561.688.3000

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The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office...
...Would like to remind residents, to reduce the chances of YOU becoming the victim of a burglary, keep your home & vehicles locked at all times. Also, don't leave valuables in your car. Call in suspicious activity to 561.688.3400, for emergencies call 9-1-1.

Fire Rescue

If you have an emergency, please call 9-1-1

Residents of Lake Worth are served by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue – Battalion 3
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue – Station 91
1020 Lucerne Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33460

Battalion Chief Matt Gaffney:  561.233.0143
District Chief's Office:  561.547.7852 ext. 3

Beach Safety & Rip Current Awareness

Beat the Heat
Apply Sunscreen & Hydrate Often
Seek the Shade:  Trees, Umbrellas, Cabanas...
Avoid Unprotected UV Exposure 
Wear Sun Protective Clothing, Hat & Sunglasses

Stay Alert
Stay Attentive to Your Child's Whereabouts
Keep All Children Within an Arm's Reach While in the Water
Make Sure All Children Have Proper Flotation Devices

When the Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!
Seek Shelter Immediately
Wait One (1) Hour After the Storm to Resume Activities

Rip Currents
Break the Grip of the Rip!
Don't Fight the Current - Swim Out & Then to Shore
If You Can't Escape, Call for Help or Wave for Assistance

Marine Wildlife | Be Aware of Your Surroundings!
Jellyfish:  Be Aware of Purple Flags Flying
Man o'War:  Scan Before You Step
Sting Rays:  Shuffle, Don't Step
Lion Fish:  Keep Your Hands to Yourself

Beach Flags | Know the Meanings
Purple:  Dangerous Marine Life
Green:  Low Hazard
Yellow:  Medium Hazard
Red:  High Hazard
Double Red Flags:  Water is Closed to the Public

Beach Activities | Know the Rules of the Lake Worth Beach
Always Listen to the Lifeguards!

Body Boards | Surf Boards
Not Allowed
Skim Boards | Snorkeling/Surfing Around the Pier | Flying Objects | Kites


Lake Worth Ocean Rescue

Lake Worth Ocean Rescue |10 South Ocean Boulevard | 561.585.6858

  • Guarded daily from 9am – 5pm
  • Lifeguard towers are located on the north and south side of William O. Lockhart Municipal Pier
  • All lifeguards are certified through the American Red Cross
  • All lifeguards are trained in First Aid & CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • All lifeguards are skilled in recognizing potential hazards – please heed any warnings given
  • Your SAFETY is the lifeguard’s number ONE PRIORITY
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