Court Services

BSO Court Services District Office

Captain Nichole Anderson
Lieutenant Gregory Gordon, Executive Officer

201 Southeast 6th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 831-7330 (non-emergency)

Court Services serves Broward County's main courthouse, as well as the west, north, and south satellite courthouses, the 540 Building (State & County Probation and Information Systems and Support Enforcement Division).

The district is responsible for the day-to-day security and operations of all circuit and county courts in Broward. Currently, this includes 92 judges, 11 magistrates, general masters and other court officials, as well as 1,500 criminal justice employees working in the main courthouse.

The 17th Judicial Circuit (Broward County) is among the busiest circuits in the state of Florida. An estimated three million people access the court facilities yearly. This circuit also files more criminal cases than any other state circuit. More than 79,000 defendants were processed through the Broward court system in 2011.

The district has an annual budget of $15.5 million that provides for 208 budgeted positions that encompasses Court Security, Court Deputy and the Court Liaison. The district contracts with G4S to provide security screening at the entrances to the main judicial complex as well as the satellite courthouses.

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Nichole Anderson

Captain Nichole Anderson
Court Services

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Captain Nichole Anderson is a 14-year veteran of the Broward Sheriff's Office. She joined the agency in September 1996 as a road patrol deputy, after serving two years as a State Trooper with the Florida Highway Patrol. She has a wide range of experience at BSO working as a field training deputy, supervising the agency Recruitment Division, and holding the position of Executive Officer to the... more

Lieutenant Gregory Gordon
Executive Officer

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Lieutenant Gregory Gordon is a 26 year veteran of the Broward Sheriff’s Office. He joined the agency in October 1986, as a road patrol deputy assigned to the Central Broward District. Throughout his... more