BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. (FOX 35 ORLANDO) - Welcome the newest, and undoubtedly the most intimidating, member of the Broward County Sheriff's Office.
Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal has been dubbed an auxiliary deputy for the Sheriff's Office.
Basketball legend @SHAQ goes by many nicknames, and now added to that list is Deputy Shaq. The big man now works as an auxillary deputy with the #BSO. Sheriff Tony sat down with Shaq and the two talked about the different ways law enforcement works to keep communities safe. pic.twitter.com/H8j2lwUm0B— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) March 15, 2019
On Friday, the Broward Sheriff tweeted out photos of Deputy Shaq with his new colleagues. The basketball legend and the Sheriff then sat down to discuss ways law enforcement works to keep communities safe.
This isn't Shaq's first time working in the law enforcement field. Hehas served as a reserve cop in Miami Beach and Golden Beach and became a deputy in Clay County, Georgia in 2016.
Shaq retired from the NBA in 2011.