Purchasing Bureau

BSO's Purchasing Bureau is responsible for annually procuring more than $160 million in equipment, supplies and services for BSO. The Purchasing Bureau contains two divisions: the Contract Division and the Purchasing Division.

Purchasing Bureau
2601 W. Broward Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
Phone: 954-831-8170
Purchasing Telephone Directory

BSO Purchasing Bureau – Strategic Plan

Contract Division

The Contract Division is responsible for the procurement of complex equipment and services including remodeling, renovation, and construction contracting and for the administration of these contracts that supports BSO operations. The Division's goal is to increase support to operational components and enhance capabilities of managers to purchase and obtain products and tools by acquiring automated technology systems that integrate the flow of information to expedite decision-making.

Purchasing Division

The Purchasing Division is responsible for the procurement of services and products, including maintenance and repair, used by the agency. The Purchasing Division fosters open competition between vendors and service providers, resulting in quality products delivered in a timely manner at competitive prices. The Broward Sheriff's Office encourages all businesses to participate in the purchasing process.

Online Vendor Registration

The Broward Sheriff's Office has partnered with BidSync to announce and distribute bid and contract solicitations for the procurement of goods and services. This new partnership will make it easier for you to immediately receive and respond to opportunities as they are released.

Please register with BidSync in order to receive automated announcements and to download bid and contract solicitations. Please note that this will be the only way to receive solicitations from the Broward Sheriff's Office. Registration is free and the process will take less than five minutes. If you are already registered with BidSync, log in and update your profile.

Click link here: Register with BidSync


Click link to search bids

Information, specifications and other details for any solicitation may change from time to time, and the posted information may not reflect the current information. You are encouraged to check BidSync frequently for updated information and any addendum(a) prior to and following your submission. Links to other sites are provided as a convenience to the user and no representation, warranty or endorsement of those sites is made by inclusion or exclusion. Unauthorized or illegal use of this information is strictly prohibited.

Any questions or requests for clarification should be submitted through BidSync. It is your responsibility to obtain all addendum(s) and/or letters of information and reliance on the web site does not excuse any failure to meet all the requirements of a request for proposal or request for letter of intent.

Select any of the links below for more information regarding current solicitations and how your business can become involved.

The Broward Sheriff's Office is committed to ensuring equal opportunity in, and equal access for firms regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation. In this regard, the Broward Sheriff's Office requires firms to show a good faith effort to purchase goods, services and materials from Broward County CBE/SBE vendors. Proposers are encouraged to partner with the Broward Sheriff's Office in reinvestment efforts in the local community by displaying community involvement and developing a community involvement reinvestment policy.

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Links to South Florida governmental purchasing departments:

Please note: information posted on this web site is provided for informational purposes only. It is subject to change and may be updated periodically. While every effort is made to ensure that the posted information is accurate, it may contain factual or other errors.

Frequently Asked Questions about Solicitations

Equal Benefits for Domestic Partners:

The Broward Sheriff's Office is committed to ensuring Equal Benefits for Domestic Partners and has implemented changes to its policies in support of this commitment. The requirements are contained in Sections 3.4.4 and 3.5.7 of Purchasing Bureau Standard Operating Procedures and can be viewed on the following link: