Communities Join Together To Fight Crime

By  //  August 7, 2013

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Sheriff hosts 'National Night Out'

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey and Cocoa Chief Mark Klayman will speak tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the National Night Out event being held in the parking lot of Eastern Florida State College at 1519 Clearlake Road.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey and his staff spoke last night at the National Night Out event. National Night Out is America’s Night Out Against Crime. Sheriff Ivey, second from right, is with Corporal Pam Hibbs, far left, Laurie Chabot and Sgt. Mike Green. The event is held annually and is designed to bring the community together at various events to discuss Crime Prevention, partnerships, and also to send a strong message to criminals that communities have had enough and have joined together to significantly reduce crime. (BCSO image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – I would like to personally thank all of our Brevard County Sheriff’s Office members who participated in this year’s “National Night Out” events in partnership with our local law enforcement agencies across Brevard County.

Our team members participated in events in Melbourne, Rockledge, Cocoa, and the City of Canaveral by speaking about Crime Prevention and displaying components from our Aviation Unit, Bomb Unit, Teen Driving Program, Motor Unit, Ag/Marine Unit, K-9 Team, Citizens Observer Patrol, Reserves, and Crime Prevention Task Force.

National Night Out is America’s Night Out Against Crime. The event is held annually and is designed to bring the community together at various events to discuss Crime Prevention, partnerships, and also to send a strong message to criminals that communities have had enough and have joined together to significantly reduce crime.

Our team members participated in events in Melbourne, Rockledge, Cocoa, and the City of Canaveral by speaking about Crime Prevention and displaying components from our Aviation Unit, Bomb Unit, Teen Driving Program, Motor Unit, Ag/Marine Unit, K-9 Team, Citizens Observer Patrol, Reserves, and Crime Prevention Task Force.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

Sheriff Wayne Ivey

Prior to being elected in 2012, Sheriff Ivey served the citizens of the State of Florida as a Resident Agent in Charge for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. As a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Sheriff Ivey developed and created the country’s first ever statewide Task Force on Identity Theft.

That same year the Task Force was named one of the top five most innovative programs in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and investigated approximately 44 million dollars in fraud cases. Additionally, as a member of FDLE, Sheriff Ivey created the Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T) that re-defined the way Child Abduction cases are conducted throughout the country today.

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a law enforcement officer for over three decades. Sheriff Ivey is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Daytona State College in Management and Supervision. Sheriff Ivey’s background in law enforcement is inclusive of Management, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics, Patrol Services, Public Integrity Investigations, and Corrections.

The program was later selected as the most innovative program in the country by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and is now used as a nationwide model in the response and investigation of child abductions.

Sheriff Ivey has testified before the United States Congress on law enforcement related matters and has extensive experience in the area of Public Integrity Investigations. Sheriff Ivey was honored as the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Special Agent of the Year (1996) and was also recognized by the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement for his Outstanding Contributions to Criminal Justice. In August of 2011 Sheriff Ivey was honored by the National Organization of Victims Advocacy for his work at the national level as an advocate of victim’s rights and protection.

Sheriff Ivey speaks regularly on topics such as Identity Theft, Crime in America, Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Self Defense through Mental Preparedness. Sheriff Ivey firmly believes that Crime Prevention and Education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.


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