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Sheriff Wayne Ivey (R)



AA degree, criminal justice, Brevard Community College; BS degree, supervision and management, Daytona State College; graduate, FBI National Academy, 237th Session, 2009.


Corrections officer, Clay County Sheriff ’s Office, 1980- 1982; deputy sheriff, Putnam County Sheriff ’s Office, 1982- 1984; detective, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, 1984-1989; detective, Clay County Sheriff’s Office, 1989-1993; FDLE, 1993- 2005; special agent, FDLE, 2000-2005; special agent/supervisor, FDLE, 2005-2011, resident agent in charge, FDLE; elected Sheriff of Brevard County, 2012; re-elected 2016.

"As sheriff, I strongly believe that it takes a community to protect a community. By working together we can keep Brevard County and the state of Florida a safe place to call home!"
~ Sheriff Wayne Ivey
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Honors and Affiliations

State Law Enforcement Officer of the Year state finalist, 1996; FDLE Special Agent of the Year for Florida; 1996; IACP’s “Excellence in Investigation” national finalist, 2003; IACP’s “Choice Point” national award winner for excellence in investigation, 2005; Brevard County Commission Resolution for implementation and participation in the GAMEOVER partnership; FDLE Commissioner’s Contribution to Criminal Justice Award, 2009; State of Florida’s Medicaid and Public Assistance Fraud Strike Force Board, 2013; FSA Advisory Council to the Florida Highway Patrol, 2013; Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Circuit Advisory Board, 2014; FSA Legislative Committee, 2015; board member: Circles of Care Executive Board, 2014-2015, American Cancer Society, AMI Kids, Eastern Florida State College Foundation, Boys and Girls Clubs, Crimeline, Crosswinds Youth Services, Promise of Brevard, Sheriff’s Police Athletic League, YMCA of Titusville; member: National Sheriffs’ Association, Florida Sheriffs Association, FBI National Academy Associates, Inc., Brevard County Chiefs of Police Association, Take Stock in Children, TRIAD, Children’s Advocacy Center, Cocoa Rotary, CivMil, Honor Flight; National Rifle Association of America.Florida Crime Prevention Association Crime Prevention Unit of the Year, 2014; Richard H. Stottler Humanitarian Award, 2015; Florida Retail Federation President Award, 2015; Central Florida Humanitarian Award, 2015; National Rifle Association of America Defender of Freedom Award, 2016; Florida Model Jail Standards Committee, 2015-2017; FSA Training Committee, 2015-present; President of Florida Organized Retail Crime Association, 2015; United Way Board of Directors, 2015-present; The Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons.

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