Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Dave Marich Retires After 14 Years of Service
By Wayne Ivey, Brevard County Sheriff // February 24, 2016
25 years of service to citizens of Florida
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — Early Tuesday, I had the honor of presenting Lt. Dave Marich of our West Precinct with his retirement plaque and credentials after 14 years of service to the citizens of Brevard County, and a total of 25 years of service to the citizens of the state of Florida as he served with the Martin County Sheriff’s Office prior to joining our BCSO team.
During his tenure with our agency Dave served as a Patrol Deputy, Agent, Patrol Sergeant, General Crimes Unit Sergeant, and Patrol Lieutenant.
Prior to being promoted to Lieutenant Dave also served as the Supervisor of our Crime Prevention Unit that was recognized as the most innovative Crime Prevention Unit in the state of Florida.
Please join me in congratulating Dave on an outstanding career and on his retirement from our agency.
On behalf of our entire agency we wish Dave and his family the very best in retirement and in all of their future endeavors.
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ABOUT BREVARD COUNTY SHERIFF WAYNE IVEY:
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.