Brevard County Sheriff, Crime Prevention Team Honored For Innovation, Commitment

By  //  October 24, 2015

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I was honored to receive the Florida Crime Prevention Association’s President’s Award on behalf of our Crime Prevention Unit and agency for our innovation and success in Crime Prevention.

The award was presented Thursday night during the 46th Annual Florida Crime Prevention Association’s Conference in Sarasota.

The mission of the Florida Crime Prevention Association is to provide up-to-date training and networking opportunities to their members in an effort to enhance Crime Prevention efforts in the State of Florida.

The President’s Award recognizes individuals and agencies for their outstanding commitment to lowering the crime rate through innovation and dedication in their Crime Prevention efforts.

Our Crime Prevention Unit, Media Production Unit, Community Relations Unit, and our entire agency work hard every day to promote Crime Prevention in our community.

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By sharing vital Crime Prevention information with our citizens we partner with them to lower the crime rate in our community.

I could not be more proud of our members for everything they do to protect our citizens and community.

Our Crime Rate has significantly decreased in the past three years because of the partnership we have entered into with our citizens and local Law Enforcement agencies.

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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