BCSO, Sheriff Wayne Ivey Update Status On Dog Injured In Animal Cruelty Incident

By  //  January 28, 2017

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On Friday, our Animal Cruelty Unit was contacted by the owners of “Lillie” who is the little dog that was significantly injured in a horrific act of Animal Cruelty on January 20. (BCSO Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – On Friday, our Animal Cruelty Unit was contacted by the owners of “Lillie” who is the little dog that was significantly injured in a horrific act of Animal Cruelty on January 20.

The family asked that our agency share the following personal message from them with our community:
“Lillie’s family would like the public to know that Lillie is recovering from surgery after the incident. The family appreciates the outpouring of concern and prayers for her during this difficult time.

The family would particularly like to thank Sheriff Wayne Ivey, Deputy Scragg and his team at Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, as well as the Orange County Sheriff’s Office for the work they have done for our family.”

As Sheriff, I would like to also thank our community for their support for our team, for Lillie’s owners, and the owners of the facility where the incident occurred.

As I always say, “it takes a community to protect a community” and this case is a perfect example of doing just that!

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. 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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