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Sheriff Ivey

Sheriff Wayne Ivey (R)

Brevard | View All Sheriffs

County Details

  • County Seat: Titusville
  • Population: 606,612


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.

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, 2009; FDLE Commissioner’s Contribution to Criminal Justice Award, 2009; 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; 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; 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; board member: Circles of Care Executive Board, 2014-present, 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, Brevard Heart Foundation 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 The Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons.

Quote from Your Sheriff

“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