One of the Oldest Active Deputy Sheriff’s In Florida, BCSO Deputy Jim Troup Celebrates 72nd Birthday
By WAYNE IVEY, BREVARD SHERIFF // March 10, 2017
nearly 35 years of service
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Deputy Jim Troup of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is one of the oldest active duty Deputy Sheriff’s in the state of Florida.
Today, Jim celebrated his 72nd Birthday as a member of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office with almost 35 years of service to the citizens of Brevard County.
Deputy Troup is assigned to our South Precinct and even after 35 years loves coming to work every day to protect our citizens.
Jim’s work ethic is second to none as he eagerly responds to call after call with energy and passion for his job.
Jim knows practically everyone in the South end of the county and is well respected by both citizens and the young men and women who work with him each and every day.
Jim is in incredible shape and proudly tells everyone that he loves his job, his agency, and his community. He is an amazing Deputy Sheriff and I could not be more proud of him.
Please join me in wishing him a Happy Birthday and in thanking him for his many years of service and dedication to our community.
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.