BCSO Enforcers Basketball Team Set To Compete For World Police and Fire Games Title
By Space Coast Daily // June 23, 2015
first game set Saturday
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Enforcers basketball team will head out this week to Washington D.C. to compete for another championship as they compete in the 2015 World Police and Fire Games.
Fairfax County, Virginia will host the 2015 World Police and Fire games, which will include more than 10,000 competitors.
The 2015 games will run from June 26 to July 5, with the opening ceremonies at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Washington, D.C.
Last summer, the Enforcers Basketball Team posted an impressive 5-1 record en route to a Silver Medal at the United States Police & Fire Championships in San Diego, California.
The Enforcers’ first game will be Saturday, June 27 and all games will be played at George Mason University:
• June 27: BCSO Enforcers vs. Washington D.C. Police, 10 a.m.; BCSO Enforcers vs. FDNY, 3 p.m.
• June 28: BCSO Enforcers vs. Hellenic Greece Police Athletic Association, 11 a.m.; BCSO Enforcers vs. Athens Greece Fire Brigade, 4 p.m.
• June 29: BCSO Enforcers vs. Ferguson Police, 11 a.m.; BCSO Enforcers vs. NYC-DOC, 6 p.m.
The Brevard County Sheriffs Office Enforcers were founded in 2006 and has been a fixture with the Sheriff’s Office ever since.
They have hosted many events over the years including Public Safety Tournaments to benefit the Brevard Police Athletic League (PAL), Christmas Tournaments to benefit ‘Toys for Tots’ and ‘Cops vs. Kids,’ which raised money for area high school Project Graduations.
The team has organized several fundraiser games to benefit officers who were diagnosed with cancer and officers injured in the line of duty.
The BCSO Enforcers have participated in many events over the years, including the 2011-World Police and Fire Games in New York City, where they were the No. 1 ranked team in the nation.
Other Championships and Honors Include:
2012 – 2015: Orlando Magic “Guns And Hoses” Tournament Champions
2012 – 2013: Florida Comets “Police And Fire” Tournament Champions
2013: Florida Police and Fire Games Gold Medal Winners
2014: United States Police and Fire Games Silver Medal
2014: Recognized as a Central Florida Humanitarian Organization
ABOVE VIDEO: The BCSO Enforcers has organized several fundraiser games to benefit officers who were diagnosed with cancer and officers injured in the line of duty. The team was recognized as a Central Florida Humanitarian Organization last year.
No. 2: Deputy Carl Jenkins, 6’3, 235, Washburn University
No. 3: Agent Leonard Jones, 6’0, 205, U.S. Army
No. 4: Corporal John Ready, 6’0, 205, Eastern Florida State College
No. 7: Sergeant Jesse Forrest, 6’3, 195, University of Central Florida
No. 8: Lieutenant Aldo Nunez (BCFR), 6’0, 185, Brevard Christian
No. 9: Deputy Michael White, 6’5, 215, Thorp High, Wisconsin
No. 11: Deputy Keaton Mauldin, 6’0, 180, Eastern Florida State College
No. 15: Deputy Lance Behringer 6’0, 220, Eastern Florida State College
No. 20: Corrections Tech Cicero Carr, 6’4, 230, Eastern Florida State College
No. 23: Deputy Joe Carter, 6’5, 225, Webber International
No. 24: Deputy Mark Spencer, 6’6, 265, Webber International
No. 31: Officer Marquise Robinson (Titusville PD), 6’7, 255, Valdosta State
No. 76: Deputy Ben Smith, 6’5, 275, Eastern Florida State College
No. 00: Sheriff Wayne Ivey, 6’2, Daytona State College
Head Coach: (Retired) Lieutenant Greg Buttrick. Assistant Coach: Deputy Gerald Land. Assistant Coach: (Retired) Melbourne Police Depatment, Paul Alfrey. Team Physician: Dr. David Dominguez, 3D Sports Medicine. Athletic Trainer: Traci Stiffler, Viera H.S. Team Photographer: Crystal Behringer, Crystal Images Photography
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