BCSO Corrections Team Scores Big At Mock Prison Riot Games
By Wayne Ivey, Brevard County Sheriff // May 8, 2014
Corrections Response Team Takes second place
I would like to personally congratulate our Corrections Response Team (CRT) for taking second place in the 18th Annual “Mock Prison Riot” Competition this week.
The Mock Prison Riot is a four day comprehensive Law Enforcement and Corrections tactical and technology training that includes scenario based activities and skills competition.
The Skills Competitions are designed to test skill sets, training, endurance and teamwork. This years competition consisted of five events, Team Obstacle Course, Restore Order, Work Camp, Civil Disturbance/Riot, and Team Marksmanship.
Our Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Response Team took second place in Team Marksmanship and second place in event Civil Disturbance/Riot. The team’s overall scores coupled with the two second place finishes earned them second place Overall in the Team Competition.
The Corrections Response Team is comprised of members of our Corrections Unit that train to handle some of the most stressful situations that occur within the Brevard County Jail. Their are an incredibly professional team that work hard to represent our agency each and every day.
Please join me in congratulating Lt. James Dodson, Cpl. Timothy Fay, Corrections Deputy Michael Ingram, Corrections Deputy Ronald Collins, Corrections Deputy William Bradshaw, Corrections Deputy William Thomas, Corrections Deputy Jonathan Terryn, and Corrections Deputy Benjamin Smith for such an excellent accomplishment.
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.
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.