Sheriff Ivey Congratulates BCSO Retirees
By Wayne Ivey, Brevard County Sheriff // June 20, 2014
Congrats Imogene Mullins, Belden Ferguson
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Please join me in congratulating Sgt. Belden Ferguson on his retirement from our agency earlier this week.
He has been an outstanding member of our agency working as a supervisor in Corrections.
Sgt. Belden was not only deeply involved in helping to develop our Correction’s Unit team members, but was also extremely involved in external events that help to support our agency and community.
Congratulations Sgt. Ferguson and we wish you the very best in your retirement and future endeavors.
Imogene Mullin Retires after 36 Years of Service
In addition to Sgt. Ferguson, I was honored to present Jail Support Specialist Imogene Mullins her retirement plaque and credentials following an amazing 36 year career with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.
During the course of her career Imogene worked for five different Sheriffs and served in 10 different positions within our agency.
Imogene began her career in 1977 and now plans to spend time with her family as she enjoys a much deserved retirement.
Please join me in congratulating Imogene on her impressive career, and in thanking her for over 36 years of commitment and service to the citizens of Brevard County.
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.
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. 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.