Sheriff Ed Bieluch is decked out in full regalia: green uniform topcoat, slacks adorned with an ankle-to-hip gold stripe, white gloves, and a neck scarf. His hat, broad-brimmed and straight, covers most of his short, white hair. Aviator sunglasses obscure his eyes. As he stands before a throng gathered June 7 to dedicate the opening of the Palm Beach County Sheriff Office's District 7 Substation in west unincorporated Boca Raton, Bieluch looks the quintessential lawman -- though... More >>>
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