**City Commission & CRA Meeting Agendas | CLICK HERE**
**Public Works Department Sanitation 2018 Holiday Schedule. | CLICK HERE**
WEST PALM BEACH ADOPTS DOWNTOWN MOBILITY PLAN

In unanimous 5-0 vote, Commissioners approved mobility plan putting safety, reliability and quality of life at the forefront of City’s future mobility network

Learn More
MOBILITY PLAN FAQS

The Downtown West Palm Beach Mobility Plan is a bold initiative to enhance the way people and goods move throughout our downtown. It is the framework of best practices that will guide the City’s decision making for the next 20-years.

Learn More
Officer William Morgan Payton 1924
 
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Officer William Morgan Payton
  • February 9, 1924

On February 9, 1924, Patrolman William Morgan Payton was killed while trying to arrest Richard “Chester” McLendon. Richard McLendon resisted an effort by Patrolman Payton to place him under arrest during an encounter. Patrolman Payton struggled with McLendon, but subsequently killed by a bullet, fired by McLendon, which struck Officer Payton’s head. McLendon used Patrolman Payton’s pistol to commit the slaying, which he claimed was accidentally discharged during the struggle.  

Source: Palm Beach Post archives, casetext.com