‘Tucker’ Chosen As Sheriff’s Pet of the Week

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This week's Save Me Saturday pick is Tucker. Tucker is approximately 9 months old and is a boxer mix. He is energetic and extremely smart. He plays well with other dogs and has been around cats. Although he is a little shy when he first meets you he is a very lovable pet. Tucker was part of our Paws and Stripes program and has learned basic obedience and walks well on a leash. (BCSO image)

This week’s “Sheriff’s Pick of the Week” is Tucker, who is approximately 9-months old and is a boxer mix. He is energetic and extremely smart. He plays well with other dogs and has been around cats. Although he is a little shy when he first meets you he is a very lovable pet. Tucker was part of our Paws and Stripes program and has learned basic obedience and walks well on a leash. (BCSO image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Each week I select one of the incredible animals from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Animal Care Centers as our “Sheriff’s Pick of the Week” and this week’s pick is Tucker.

BCSO-STAR-180Tucker is approximately 9 months old and is a boxer mix.

He is energetic and extremely smart. He plays well with other dogs and has been around cats.

Although he is a little shy when he first meets you he is a very lovable pet.

Tucker was part of our Paws and Stripes program and has learned basic obedience and walks well on a leash.

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Tucker is a true success story as he was rescued as a puppy from a dog fighting ring and is ready to find a forever and loving home.

Tucker is available at the South Animal Care Center and is going to make a family a great pet.

To learn more about Tucker and all the other incredible animals in our Care Centers that are available for adoption please visit our website at Brevardsheriff.com or contact our South Animal Care Center at 321-253-6608.

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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