Sheriff Wayne Ivey: Agent ‘Casey’ Smith Needs the Public’s Help, Please Donate Blood

By  //  August 22, 2015

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Sheriff Wayne Ivey stated “Our thoughts and prayers are with the Deputy and his family during this very difficult time. We greatly appreciate the actions and efforts of the Brevard County Fire Rescue personnel who exhibited extreme professionalism and bravery while assisting those injured and providing lifesaving medical care.” (SpacCoastDaily.com image)

SHERIFF WAYNE IVEY: To help Agent Smith you can respond to any of the below listed “One Blood Centers” and donate blood to the account of John “Casey” Smith to help facilitate his continued care.(SpaceCoastDaily.com image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Sheriff’s Agent Agent John “Casey” Smith is listed in Critical and Unstable Condition after being shot in the line of duty Thursday night.

As a result of his injuries Agent Smith has had multiple surgeries and unfortunately is facing additional surgeries as doctors work to save his life.

At the time of the incident, Agent Smith lost a significant amount of blood before doctors could stop the bleeding. He has been given transfusions and is currently in ICU. Agent Smith is strong and fighting to survive but now he needs our help!

To help Agent Smith, you can respond to any of the below listed One Blood Centers and donate blood to the account of John “Casey” Smith to help facilitate his continued care.

In fact, Saturday at 12 noon, at the Titusville One Blood Donor Center at 3880 Washington Avenue in Titusville, myself and other members of our agency will be present from 12 to 2 p.m. to donate blood and to personally thank everyone who shows up to help support our BCSO Family member.

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ABOVE MAP: One Blood Donor Center is located at 3880 Washington Avenue in Titusville.

For those planning to donate, One Blood recommends that you eat within four hours of donating blood and drink plenty of fluids prior to and after making a donation.

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If you would like to donate at a location outside of Brevard County you can find additional donor centers at www.OneBlood.org

Thank you so much for your continued support of our Agent and agency!!!

Rockledge Donor Center Hours of Operation

956 S US 1
Rockledge, FL 32955
TRL: 321-632-2052

• Monday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Tuesday – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Wednesday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Thursday – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Friday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Saturday – Closed
• Sunday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Melbourne Donor Center Hours of Operation

789 South Babcock St, Suite 127
Melbourne, FL 32901
TEL: 321-768-8585

• Monday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Tuesday – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Wednesday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Thursday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Friday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Saturday – Closed
• Sunday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Titusville Donor Center Hours of Operation

3880 South Washington Ave, Suite 210 and 212,
Titusville, FL 32780
TEL: 321-267-6712

• Monday – 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
• Tuesday – Closed
• Wednesday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Thursday – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Friday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Saturday – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Sunday – Closed

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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