Sgt. Mike Brown Retires After Stellar 25-Year Career

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earned Medal of Valor on four occasions

Mike joined our agency in 1988 and served as a Patrol Deputy, Narcotics Agent, SWAT Team member, and Sergeant in Patrol. Mike is one of the most decorated members of our agency having earned the prestigious Medal of Valor on four different occasions in 1996, 2010, 2011, and 2012. Mike also received two separate Life Saving Awards and was recognized by the International Association of Chief of Police for his outstanding efforts as a law enforcement officer. (BCSO IMAGE)

SGT. MIKE BROWN  joined the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in 1988 and served as a Patrol Deputy, Narcotics Agent, SWAT Team member, and Sergeant in Patrol. Mike is one of the most decorated members of our agency having earned the prestigious Medal of Valor on four different occasions in 1996, 2010, 2011, and 2012. Mike also received two separate Life Saving Awards and was recognized by the International Association of Chief of Police for his outstanding efforts as a law enforcement officer. (BCSO IMAGE)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA  – Please join me in congratulating Sgt. Mike Brown who retired today from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office with over 25 years of service. 

BCSO-BADGE-180Mike joined our agency in 1988 and served as a Patrol Deputy, Narcotics Agent, SWAT Team member and Sergeant in Patrol. Mike is one of the most decorated members of our agency having earned the prestigious Medal of Valor on four different occasions in 1996, 2010, 2011, and 2012. Mike also received two separate Life Saving Awards and was recognized by the International Association of Chief of Police for his outstanding efforts as a law enforcement officer.

Mike has been a tremendous member of our agency and not only impacted the lives of those he served with, but also the lives of those he worked to protect for over 25 years.

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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