Merritt Island Youth Football Celebrates 50th Anniverary

By  //  August 18, 2014

Loading the player ...
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Delicious Digg This Stumble This

ABOVE VIDEO: The ‘Jailbreak Brevard Adventure Race’ is an off the grid adventure race that covers three miles and 12-15 muddy, wet, fun filled obstacles – all the while in hot pursuit by Brevard’s Finest. Be a rebel and break out on your own or run with your “chain gang.” CLICK HERE for more information.

SHERIFF IVEY THANKS COACHES AND VOLUNTEERS

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — I would like to thank the Merritt Island Youth Football and Cheerleading Association for allowing me to speak at today’s Opening Ceremony Event for the start of their 2014 Season and the Celebration of their 50th Anniversary. 

The Brevard County Sheriff, Wayne Ivey, would like to thank the Coaches and Volunteers that work together in this program who work hard to ensure their kids and others get the chance to enjoy a great sport while learning some of life's most valuable lessons. (BCSO image)

The Brevard County Sheriff, Wayne Ivey, would like to thank the Coaches and Volunteers that work together in this program who work hard to ensure their kids and others get the chance to enjoy a great sport while learning some of life’s most valuable lessons. (BCSO image)

The MIYFCA does an amazing job at providing youth football and cheerleading programs to make sure that every kid has a chance to compete in sports and have a positive role model working with them to create a positive future.

Through sports our children learn life long lessons such as good sportsmanship, integrity, teamwork, ambition, determination, and how to overcome obstacles.

Brevard County Sheriff Lauches New Crime Fighting AppRelated Story:
Brevard County Sheriff Lauches New Crime Fighting App

I would like to personally thank all of the Coaches and Volunteers that work together in this program and also especially thank the parents and grandparents who work so hard to ensure their kids and others get the chance to enjoy a great sport while learning some of life’s most valuable lessons.

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.


Click here to contribute your news or announcements Free