Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey Receives Endorsement of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody

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Brevard Sheriff manages $140 million budget

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey received the endorsement of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody on Sunday, saying Ivey is an exemplary sheriff with proven experience, commitment to excellence and passion to serve his community.

ASHLEY MOODY: “It is my honor to endorse the re-election of Sheriff Ivey as I am very proud to have him on our team to build a stronger, safer Florida. The citizens of Brevard County are very fortunate to have him serving as their Sheriff.”

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey received the endorsement of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody on Sunday, saying Ivey is an exemplary sheriff with proven experience, commitment to excellence and passion to serve his community.

“As Florida’s Attorney General, I have had the unique opportunity to work with law enforcement leaders across our great state,” said Moody.

“Wayne Ivey is an exemplary sheriff with proven experience, commitment to excellence and passion to serve his community. His advocacy and innovative approach to the protection of our schools, eliminating violent crime, fighting opioid addiction and developing community partnerships has led to a 42 percent decline in crime victims under his watch over the last eight years.

“It is my honor to endorse the re-election of Sheriff Ivey as I am very proud to have him on our team to build a stronger, safer Florida. The citizens of Brevard County are very fortunate to have him serving as their sheriff.”

Ivey, a Republican who has served as Brevard County Sheriff since 2012, will face Alton Edmond, 31, a criminal defense attorney from Cocoa in the General Election on Nov. 3.

“To have the endorsement of Attorney General Ashley Moody is a very humbling feeling, as she knows exactly what it takes to keep our citizens safe in today’s challenging times,” said Ivey.

“I have had the opportunity to partner with Attorney General Moody on several initiatives including battling the opioid epidemic and also protecting our seniors against Identity Theft and Scams. Attorney General Moody is an amazing leader for our entire state and to have her stand with me for re-election is an incredible feeling.”

Included in the responsibilities of the Brevard County Sheriff, who currently manages a $140 million budget, are the county jail, courthouse security, animal services as well as the Port Canaveral law enforcement and security. The Brevard County Sheriff’s salary is $163,000 a year.

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