VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey Explains the 4 A’s To Surviving An Active Shooter Situation

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ABOVE VIDEO: The 4 A’s of survival during an “active shooter” situation includes Awareness, Avoidance, Arm and Attack. (BCSO video) 

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The 4 A’s of survival during an “active shooter” situation.


The content of the above five minute video could help save your life during an “Active Shooter” incident at your place of business, your church, the movie theater, hospital or event.

As we unfortunately see more and more “Active Shooter” scenarios occurring across the nation the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is committed to giving our citizens the tools and awareness they need to protect themselves, their families, and those around them when a violent criminal or terrorist targets them.

Please watch this vital Crime Prevention Message with your family, friends, co-workers, and others so that we don’t wait for the emergency to happen to go into action!


Sheriff Wayne Ivey
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.