Sgt. Frank Hickman Retires After 27 Years With Brevard County Sheriff’s Office

By  //  November 1, 2015

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hired as a Deputy Sheriff in February 1988

Earlier this week we wished a happy retirement to a longtime Brevard County Sheriff’s Office family member, Sergeant Frank Hickman. (BCSO image)

Earlier this week Brevard County Sheriff Wayne, above left, wished a happy retirement to a longtime Brevard County Sheriff’s Office family member, Sgt. Frank Hickman. (BCSO image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Earlier this week we wished a happy retirement to a longtime Brevard County Sheriff’s Office family member, Sgt. Frank Hickman.

Frank was hired as a Deputy Sheriff on February 2, 1988 and was assigned to the North Precinct in Titusville.

During his more than 27 years with the agency, Frank was assigned to several different units.

On September 5, 1998, Frank was appointed as an FTO and served in the Cape Canaveral Precinct.

The following year Frank was appointed Corporal on August 7, 1999, where he continued his assignment in Canaveral.

For the next couple of years, Frank remained at the Cape Canaveral Precinct, and on August 22, 2001, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

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Upon receiving the rank of Sergeant, Frank was assigned to various units from, West Precinct, Canaveral Precinct, Court Services, Warrants, the Fugitive Unit and in his final role back at the North Precinct where his law enforcement career began.

Throughout his career, Frank has received a tremendous amount of accolades and letters of commendation from both within and outside of the agency.

Frank also proudly served our military armed forces in the United States Marines from 1981-1985, reaching the rank of Lance Corporal.

Please join me in thanking Frank for his longtime service and commitment to our agency and citizens and also in wishing him a relaxing, fun and well-deserved retirement.

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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