Topic: Safety Initiatives
Beasley Broadcast Group-owned WWNN-AM Boca Raton, Fla., broadcasts a weekly community-minded radio show, "All Points Bulletin with Sheriff Al Lamberti." During the program the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff speaks with law enforcement experts about local crime trends and issues. To date, the show - which debuted February 2010 - has been directly responsible for the capture of eight fugitives and has profiled more than 70 additional criminals. Recently, WWNN-AM welcomed "America’s Most Wanted" host John Walsh who contributed to the "You’re on Our List" segment of the show, which is dedicated to apprehending South Florida’s most wanted criminals.
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