Command Team

Ivey, Robert WSheriff Wayne Ivey – Sheriff of Brevard County

Sheriff Wayne Ivey is a thirty-eight year Law Enforcement veteran. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy 237th Session and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Supervision and Management from Daytona State College. His background in law enforcement includes 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 the Resident Agent-in-Charge for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. As a member of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Sheriff Ivey developed numerous programs that were not only nationally recognized for their innovation, but were identified as national models to investigate crime.

Sheriff Ivey has testified before the United States Congress on law enforcement related matters and has extensive experience in the area of crime prevention innovation. Sheriff Ivey speaks regularly on topics such as Identity Theft, Crime in America, Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Self Defense through Mental Preparedness. He firmly believes that crime prevention and education are vital to reduce our crime rate and protect our community.

Sheriff Ivey was appointed to serve as the Chairman of the Florida Sheriffs Association training committee as well as serving on multiple non-profit boards throughout Brevard County. He is the recipient of the President’s Award for efforts in crime prevention and community awareness from the Florida Crime Prevention Association (FCPA) and the NRA Defender of Freedom Award.


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Chief Deputy Douglas Waller – Chief Deputy of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office

Chief Deputy Doug Waller is a thirty-two year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as the Chief Deputy for the Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Waller holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Florida State University and Master Degrees from Webster University in Human Resource Development as well as Management and Leadership. He has served a patrol deputy, agent, corporal, sergeant, lieutenant, major and commander. His career also includes assignments to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the supervision of local/state and federal Task Force Units, the Tactical Team and the supervision and direction of the agency’s Criminal Investigations Division. He is a graduate of the 204th Session of the FBI National Academy and the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) 25th Command Officers Development Course

Chief Waller is a past Board member for both Serene Harbor and Central Florida Crimeline.


Chief Mike DeMorat

Chief Michael DeMorat – Chief of Judicial Services

Chief Mike DeMorat is a twenty-six year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as the Chief of Judicial Services, which includes the County Jail Complex and Court Services Unit. Chief DeMorat holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of South Florida. He has served as a patrol deputy, field training officer, General and Major Crimes agent, sergeant, lieutenant, major and commander. His career also includes assignments as a Major in Special Operations, Canaveral Precinct, Countywide Watch Commander and Commander of the Court Services Unit. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) Command Officers Development Course and the FBI-LEEDA 21st Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives.

Chief DeMorat currently sits on the Board of Directors for Brevard County Police Athletic League and is a past Board member for Serene Harbor, the Space Coast Early Intervention Center and the Central Florida Crimeline.


Chief Alan Moros

Chief Alan Moros – Chief of Investigative Services

Chief Alan Moros is a thirty-three year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as the Chief of Criminal Investigative Services and Operational Services. Chief Moros holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida. He has served as a patrol deputy, field training officer, narcotics/vice agent, corporal, sergeant and lieutenant. His career also includes assignments as a Major in Special Operations, Countywide Watch Commander, Commander of Criminal Investigative Services and the Commander of Canaveral/Cape Canaveral Precinct. He is a graduate of the 234th Session of the FBI National Academy and the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) 29th Command Officers Development Course.


Commander Bruce Barnett

Commander Bruce Barnett – Commander of West Precinct

Commander Bruce Barnett is a twenty-eight year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as the Commander of West Precinct and is additionally responsible for administration of the agency’s Field Training and Evaluation Program. Commander Barnett holds an Associate of Arts Degree in Biology from Valencia Community College and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Liberal Studies from Barry University. He has served as a patrol deputy, general crimes agent and sergeant, patrol sergeant, homicide agent, homicide lieutenant and patrol lieutenant. His career also includes assignment to the Special Weapons and Tactics Team where he served as an operator and as the Deputy Team Commander. Commander Barnett also coordinates the BCSO Crisis Intervention and Management Team. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) 109th Administrative Officers Course and the FBI-LEEDA 56th Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives. Commander Barnett is also a member of the Devereux Brevard Development Leadership Council.


Commander Vic DeSantis

Commander Vic DeSantis – Commander of South Precinct

Commander Vic DeSantis is a thirty-year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as the Commander of South Precinct. Commander DeSantis holds a Bachelor of Professional Studies Degree in Business from Barry University and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida. He has served a patrol deputy, patrol sergeant, patrol lieutenant, General and Major Crimes Unit agent, investigative sergeant and narcotics/vice lieutenant. His career also includes assignments as the agency Accreditation Manager and Deputy Commander (Major) in the Support Services Unit where he oversaw the Communication and Judicial Process functions. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) 111th Administrative Officers Course and the FBI-LEEDA 27th Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives.

Commander DeSantis currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Brevard County Homeless Coalition.


Commander Jimmy Donn

Commander Jimmy Donn – Commander of Staff Services

Commander Jimmy “JD” Donn is a forty-six year law enforcement veteran. He has served with both the Titusville Police Department and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. He currently serves as the Commander of Staff Services. Commander Donn holds an Associate of Science Degree from Brevard Community College and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Central Florida. He has served as a patrol deputy, investigative agent/narcotics, DEA Task Force agent, and investigative supervisor in narcotics at the ranks of sergeant and lieutenant. Commander Donn previously served as an Inspector, Major and Commander of the North Precinct. He is a graduate of the DEA Supervisory Training Course, Florida Sheriff’s Association Executive Training, and the FBI-LEEDA 12th Executive Leadership Course.


Commander Darrell Hibbs

Commander Darrell Hibbs – Commander of the Brevard County Jail Complex

Commander Darrell Hibbs is a thirty-one year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as an Assistant Jail Commander at the Brevard County Jail Complex and oversees all farm operations. Major Hibbs holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Police Administration from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master of Public Administration Degree from the University of Central Florida. He has served as a corrections deputy, corrections sergeant and corrections lieutenant. His career also included assignments as a Deputy Inspector (Staff Services), Accreditation Manager, and commander of the Corrections Response Team. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) 36th Command Officers Development Course and the 125th Administrative Officers Course. Major Hibbs is an American Correctional Association Certified Corrections Executive and Florida Sheriff’s Association Certified Jail Inspector.

Commander Hibbs was appointed as a Commissioner to the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission and began his six-year term in 2015. He sits on the Board of Directors of Keep Brevard Beautiful.


Commander John Mellick Commander John Mellick – Commander of Court Services

Commander John Mellick is a thirty-three year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as the Commander of Court Services. Commander Mellick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida. He has served as a patrol deputy, narcotics agent and supervisor, General Crimes Unit agent, and DEA Task Force agent. His career also includes assignment as a Lieutenant in the Career Development Unit and over fifteen years of service with the Special Weapons and Tactics Team. He is a graduate of the 259th Session of the FBI National Academy and the FBI-LEEDA Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives.

Commander Mellick served on the Board of Directors for the Friends of the Children’s Advocacy Center from 2011 to 2014.


Commander Linda Moros

Commander Linda Moros – Commander of PortCanaveral/Canaveral Precinct

Commander Linda Moros is a twenty-four year law enforcement veteran. She currently serves as the Commander of the Port Canaveral/Cape Canaveral Precinct and oversees Seaport Security Services.

Commander Moros holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida and a Master of Public Administration Degree from the Florida Institute of Technology. She began her law enforcement career as a communications officer before transitioning to a sworn deputy sheriff 1997. She has served as a patrol deputy, school resource officer, DUI Unit deputy, General Crimes agent, patrol sergeant, patrol lieutenant and as a Major assigned to the Office of District and School Security for Brevard Public Schools. Her career also includes assignment within the Career Development Unit as both a sergeant and lieutenant. She is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) 34th Command Officers Development Course and the 127th Administrative Officers Course, 2016 class of Leadership Brevard and the FBI-LEEDA 27th Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives.


CFO Greg Pelham

CFO Greg Pelham – Chief Financial Officer of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office

CFO Greg Pelham is a twenty-five year veteran of Brevard County government. He has served the last ten years with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. CFO Pelham holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Rollins College in Winter Park. Prior to joining the Sheriff’s Office, he held positions as the Finance Director for the Brevard County Water Resources and Public Works Departments, Budget Analyst in the County Budget Office, and Accountant in Brevard County Finance. His career with BCSO includes five years as the Budget Director before being promoted to his current position as Chief Financial Officer. He is a graduate of the Brevard County Executive Leadership Institute and the FDLE Chief Executive Leadership program.

CFO Pelham currently sits on the finance committee for the Brevard County Healthy Start Coalition.


Commander Greg Purden

Commander Greg Purden – Commander of Operational Services

Commander Greg Purden is a thirty-two year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as the Commander of Operational Services. Commander Purden holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Columbia College. He has served as a patrol deputy, field training officer, Dive Team member, Special Weapons and Tactics Team Deputy/Team Leader, Tactical Team deputy, patrol sergeant, Community Policing sergeant, patrol lieutenant, Career Development Unit lieutenant, Major/Countywide Watch Commander, Special Weapons and Tactics Team Commander, West Precinct Commander, Administrative Services Commander, and Court Services Commander. He is a graduate of the 224th Session of the FBI National Academy and the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) 39th Command Officers Development Course.


Commander Dan Singleton

Commander Dan Singleton – Commander of East Precinct

Commander Clifton “Dan” Singleton is a twenty-two year law enforcement veteran and currently serves as the Commander of East Precinct. Commander Singleton holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida and a Master of Arts Degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University. He has served as a patrol deputy, Special Investigations Unit agent, General Crimes Unit agent, patrol sergeant, investigative sergeant (GAMEOVER Task Force), patrol lieutenant, investigative lieutenant in both the Violent and Major Crimes divisions of Criminal Investigative Services and as a Major/Countywide Watch Commander. His career also includes an assignment to the bomb squad as an FBI certified bomb technician. He is a graduate of the FBI-LEEDA 97th Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives and a graduate of the 2016 class of Leadership Brevard.

Commander Singleton currently sits on the Board of Directors for 2-1-1 Brevard and Space Coast early Intervention Center.


Commander James “JJ” Woolsey

Commander James “JJ” Woolsey – Commander of North Precinct

Commander James “JJ” Woolsey is a twenty-nine year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as the Commander of North Precinct. Commander Woolsey holds an Associate of Arts Degree from Brevard Community College and is currently completing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. He has served as a patrol deputy, corporal, agent (General Crimes Unit, Narcotics/Vice), Tactical Team, and investigative sergeant (GAMEOVER Task Force, Narcotics/Vice, and Special Victims Unit) and patrol lieutenant. His career also includes assignments as a lieutenant in Special Operations, Major/Countywide Watch Commander and as Major in Criminal Investigative Services supervising and directing the Violent Crimes Division. Commander Woolsey currently commands the Special Weapons and Tactics Team. He is a recipient of the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Award for his completion of the 14th Supervisory Institute, 45th Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives, and 21st Executive Leadership programs.


Major Alex Fischback

Major Alex Fischback – Commander of Administrative Services

Major Alex Fischback is a thirty-one year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as the Major over our Administrative Services. Major Fischback started his law enforcement career with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in March of 1986, he has served as a reserve deputy, a patrol deputy, field training officer, corporal, agent, sergeant and lieutenant. Major Fischback holds an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Brevard Community College, he is also a recipient of the FBI-LEEDA Leadership Trilogy Award for his completion of the Supervisory Leadership Institute, Command Leadership Institute and the Executive Leadership Institute. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) 29th Command Officers Development Course.


Major Kelly HamanMajor Kelly Haman – Jail Watch Commander

Major Kelly Haman is a nineteen year law enforcement veteran and currently serves and a County Jail Watch Commander. She began her career in 1999 with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Jail Complex as a Corrections Auxiliary Officer and transitioned to Corrections Deputy in 2000. She has previously served in the ranks of Sergeant and Lieutenant. She has held many different assignments to include Field Training Officer, Corporal, FDLE Certified Instructor, Booking and PREA Coordinator. She is a graduate of FDLE Senior Leadership Program, Class 18; FDLE Florida Leadership Academy, Class 10 and the National Jail Leadership Command Academy, Class 6. She has attended the FBI LEEDA Supervisor, Executive and Command Leadership Institute earning the FBI LEEDA Trilogy award. She also attended the Florida Gang Investigators Associations workshop, becoming an Intermediate Gang Specialist.

Major Haman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Kaplan University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia Southern University. She has attended numerous leadership courses and trainings as well as she has devoted her time to the PAY program through the State Attorney’s Office and the BAM program through the Sheriff’s Office – each program working on reaching our youth at risk for entering the criminal justice system.


Major Lanza Brandon

Major Brandon Lanza – Agency-Wide Watch Commander

Major Brandon Lanza is a twenty-two year law enforcement veteran. He is currently a countywide Watch Commander for Patrol Services. Major Lanza holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Nova University and a Master of Arts Degree in Sociology from the University of Central Florida. He has served as a patrol deputy, General Crimes Unit agent, Sex Crimes Unit agent, patrol sergeant, sergeant within the Career Development Unit, Investigative supervisor of a General Crimes Unit, patrol lieutenant, and investigative lieutenant in both the Violent and Major Crimes divisions. He has seventeen years of service with the special weapons and tactics team (SWAT). He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) Command Officers Development Course. He is a graduate of the FBI-LEEDA 97th Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives.


Major Michelle Patrick – Jail Watch CommanderMajor Michelle Patrick

Major Michelle Patrick is a thirteen-year veteran in the field of Corrections and currently serves as a Watch Commander at the County Jail Complex. Major Patrick holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Phoenix. She has served as corrections deputy, corrections sergeant, corrections lieutenant. Her career also includes assignments as the agency Public Safety Coordinating Council which oversee the inmate population within the Jail Complex. She is also a Certified Jail Inspector with the Florida Sheriffs Association.

Major Patrick currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Links of Hope.


Major Ron Tomblin

Major Ron Tomblin – Brevard County Jail Complex

Major Ron Tomblin is a twenty year law enforcement veteran. He currently serves as an Assistant Jail Commander at the Brevard County Jail Complex. Major Tomblin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida and is currently completing a Master of Science Degree. He has served as a corrections deputy, corrections sergeant, and corrections lieutenant. His career also includes assignments as a Florida Sheriff’s Association Certified Jail Inspector and Jail K-9 Commander. Major Tomblin is an American Correctional Association Certified Corrections Manager and a graduate of the Brevard County Executive Leadership Institute.

Major Tomblin currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Brevard County Public Safety Charity.


Major Andrew Walters

Major Andrew Walters – Public School Security and Juvenile Programs

Major Andrew “Andy” Walters is a twenty-seven year law enforcement veteran. Major Walters began his career with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 19-years of age serving as a Public Service Aide, and advanced to the rank of Major. During his career, Major Walters served in a variety of assignments to include: Uniform Patrol, General Crimes, Major Crimes, Special Investigations/Narcotics and Special Operations.

Major Walters had the honor of Commanding operations at the North Precinct and Special Operations during his tenure in the Sheriff’s Command Staff. Major Walters currently Commands the Office of District and School Security for Brevard County Public Schools.

Major Walters is a proud graduate of the University of Central Florida and has earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration (1995) and a Master of Public Administration – MPA (2003). Major Walters is a Dean Scholar Graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s 107th Administrative Officers Course at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. Major Walters is a graduate of the 2007 Leadership Brevard Program. Further, Major Walters is the distinguished recipient of the FBI-LEEDA Leadership Trilogy Award for his completion of the 18th Supervisor Leadership Institute, 42nd Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives, and the 12th Executive Leadership Institute. Most recently, Major Walters successfully completed the Florida Sheriffs Institute’s 2nd Commanders Academy.

Major Walters is a community advocate for at-risk youth and our senior citizens. He has served on the Board of Directors for Crosswinds Youth Services for the past 8-years.


Major Thomas Young

Major Thomas Young – Agency-Wide Watch Commander

Major Tom Young is a twenty-five year law enforcement veteran. He also served for twenty-six years in the United States Air Force (active and reserve), retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant. He is currently a countywide Watch Commander for Patrol Services. Major Young holds an Associate of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the Community College of the Air Force. He has served as a patrol deputy, motor deputy, agent, patrol sergeant, investigative supervisor and patrol lieutenant. His career also includes assignment as an administrative lieutenant at West Precinct and Operational Services overseeing the Field Training and Evaluation Program, Animal Services, and Honor Guard as well as fifteen years of service with the Special Weapons and Tactics Team. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute (University of Louisville) Command Officer’s Development Course.


Chief Pilot John CoppolaChief Pilot John Coppola – Operational Services (Aviation)

Chief Pilot Coppola is a thirty-eight year law enforcement veteran. Following high school he attended the Brevard County Law Enforcement Academy before joining the Sheriff’s Office. He has served as a patrol deputy, patrol sergeant, patrol lieutenant and lieutenant in Special Operations. His career includes over fifteen years of law enforcement aviation where he has been instrumental in establishing, equipping and training the Pilots and Tactical Flight Officers for the Sheriff’s Tactical Air Support (STAR) unit. Chief Pilot Coppola is a Commercial Helicopter Pilot with additional certifications in Night Vision Goggle flying, Float Helicopter operations, Bambi Bucket operations and Water Survival.

Chief Coppola is a member of the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement.


Mental Health Director Alexandra Cedeño – Mental Health ServicesMental Health Director Alexandra Cedeño

Director Alexandra Cedeño began her career in 2010 with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Jail Complex. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida, a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University, and a Master’s in Business Administration from Colorado Technical University. She is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She has served as a Mental Health Specialist Intern, Licensed Mental Health Specialist and Assistant Director of Mental Health. She has attended numerous leadership courses and trainings, to include the FBI-LEEDA Executive Leadership Institute, and is a member of the Critical Incident Stress Management Team.

She received the Community Service Award for her previous work with the Junior League of South Brevard’s “Kids in the Kitchen” program.


Manager Lindsey DeatonManager Lindsey Deaton – Community Services

Manager Lindsey Deaton joined the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in 2013. She currently manages the Community Services and Crime Prevention Units. As the manager of the Community Services unit, she is tasked with coordinating Sheriff’s Office assets to nonoperational functions. The Crime Prevention Unit conducts BCSO programs including Time to be a Parent Again, Teen Driver Awareness, and Brevard Attitude Modification (BAM) to include neighborhood watch programs and conducting physical security assessments for residences and businesses. In addition to these duties, she also coordinates the posting of social media.


Manager Mark Deitz – Fleet Maintenance

Manager Mark Deitz currently serves as the Fleet Maintenance Manager for Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. He has been in the automotive industry for over thirty years. Manager Deitz holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a double major in Management and Human Resources. He also served twenty-one years active duty in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Master Sergeant. Manager Deitz oversees the acquisition, outfitting, and maintenance of over 800 patrol cars, unmarked units and special unit vehicles. He supervises a staff of ASE trained/certified mechanics who provide routine maintenance on all Sheriff’s Office vehicles. Similarly, he is responsible for supervising the vehicle outfitting team who prepare and equip all vehicles for patrol and investigative operations.


Manager Lisa GillisManager Lisa Gillis – Human Resources

Manager Lisa Gillis was appointed to Human Resources Manager on September 13, 2014, by Sheriff Ivey. She is a life-long resident of Brevard County and has served in the public sector for over 20 years. She began her career at the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners assigned to public communication and website development roles where she gained extensive experience with content editing and publishing through print and electronic mass media. In 2005, she was employed by the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office as Executive Assistant in the Office of the Sheriff, and was later promoted to Special Projects Coordinator, and then the Assistant Manager of Human Resources. She has been recognized for the design and launch of the official website www.BrevardSheriff.com in 2005, work on the BCSO intranet, implementation of the online application system that has since benefited thousands of job applicants, the transition of the Human Resources Office from paper to paperless. Manager Gillis has also been recognized for participating in the transitions of assuming Seaport Security Services and Animal Services with over 100 employees. She has volunteered her time providing leadership and coaching at local non-profit youth sports organizations, performing website support for BCSO PAL and Brevard TRIAD, coordinating volunteers for United Way campaigns, and lending a hand during the 2015 Field of Dreams community build.

Manager Gillis is a graduate of the Florida Institute of Technology with a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida. She is a member of the class of 2012 Brevard County Executive Leadership Institute.


Director Joe HellebrandDirector Joe Hellebrand – Animal Services

Director Joe Hellebrand is a thirty-nine year law enforcement veteran who currently serves as the Director of Animal Services. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Barry University and a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy; the FBI’s Executive Development Center (LEEDS), the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Executive Institute and has attended over 4000 hours of law enforcement training. During his career he has served in a variety of positions to include Field Training Officer, Canine Officer, Swat Officer/team Leader, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Emergency Services Team Commander, Operations Commander, Support Services Commander, Deputy Chief of Police and Chief of Police.

Director Hellebrand an Adjunct Professor for the Florida Institute of Technology and Columbia College, an Advisory Board member for Kaplan University, is a past President of the Florida Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates (FBINAA). Currently, Director Hellebrand serves on the FBINAA Executive Board as a Vice President, and will serve as the National President in 2021. He is a two (2) time President of the Brevard County Chiefs of Police Association, serves as Chairman of the Central Florida Law Enforcement Data Consortium, is a Board Member for the Center for Law Enforcement Technology Training and Research, and is a Committee Co-Chair for the Regional Domestic Security Task Force.


Manager Debra Holt – Records UnitManager Debra Holt

Manager Debra Holt is a twenty-nine year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office and serves as the Records Unit Manager. Manager Holt holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida. Manager Holt has an extensive background and expertise in records maintenance and public record procedure. Manager Holt has served in the Records Unit her entire tenure with the Sheriff’s Office starting as a Records Technician and working her way up to Records Manager.


Manager Jeffrey W. JarvisManager Jeffrey W. Jarvis – Accreditation Manager

Manager Jeff Jarvis is a thirty-six year law enforcement/corrections veteran. He currently serves as the Agency’s Accreditation Manager for both law enforcement and corrections. Manager Jarvis holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice/Sociology and a Master of Arts Degree in Public Studies, both earned from the State University of New York. Manager Jarvis has served as both a sworn correctional officer and sworn police officer for the State of New York. During his tenure in law enforcement, he was assigned to patrol for nineteen years and the investigations bureau for seven years, retiring in 2007 as an Investigative Lieutenant overseeing criminal cases involving corporate and environmental crimes. Manager Jarvis’ background includes twenty-six years of sworn service in New York State and ten years with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

Manager Jarvis assumed the position of Accreditation Manager within the agency in December 2007 at the Jail Complex and became the manager for both disciplines in September 2016. Manager Jarvis also volunteers as a reserve Sergeant.


Manager Terry Myers – Communications CenterManager Terry Myers

Manager Terry Myers has been with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office for twenty-eight years. He currently serves as the Manager of the Communications Center, which is responsible for answering 911 emergency calls, non-emergency calls, administrative calls and dispatching deputies to the community’s service needs. Manager Myers has served as a Public Safety Telecommunicator, Communications Training Officer, Communications Assistant, Shift Supervisor, Communications Shift Supervisor, Validations Clerk, Investigative Warrants Technician assigned to the Fugitive Unit and the Communications Training Coordinator. He oversees sixty Public Safety Telecommunicators in the County’s 911 center.


Director Noel Remillard Jr.Director Noel Remillard Jr. – Jail Complex Work Farm

Director Noel Remillard is a twenty-nine year Corrections Deputy veteran. He also served 12 years in the United States Navy where he proudly served as a Petty Officer during Desert Storm. He has served as Jail Complex Food Service Supervisor, Corrections Deputy, Transportation Deputy, Field Training Officer, Jail Complex Logistical Officer, Corrections Corporal and Facility Operations Manager at the Brevard County Jail Complex. He currently serves as the Director of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Work Farm where he manages the Alternative to Incarceration Program, Graffiti Busters Program, the Chain Gang Program and multiple Inmate Work Crew Programs. He has implemented multiple innovative programs aimed at saving tax-payer dollars through the use of inmate labor while reducing recidivism rates through teaching inmates construction, landscaping and agricultural skills which can be utilized to secure employment. He is actively involved in the community through support for Keep Brevard Beautiful, multiple local non-profit organizations and events, and the Sheriff’s Bike Program which supplies bicycles for children, adults and veterans in need.

His career also includes assignments on the Inmate Welfare Committee, Jail Safety Committee, and liaison to Brevard County agencies requiring inmate labor for landscaping and light construction projects. Director Remillard currently participates in the Brevard Attitude Modification (B.A.M.) and Time to be a Parent Again Programs.


Manager Teresa Revel – Jail Complex Food ServicesManager Teresa Revel

Manager Teresa Revel is a 23-year veteran with the Sheriff’s Office. She currently serves as the Food Service Manager at the Jail Complex and oversees the preparation and execution of over 5,000 meals a day for inmates and staff. She is certified under the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals and is responsible for the leadership, daily management, and strategic operations of the Jail Complex Food Service operations. Manager Teresa Revel was appointed to ensure compliance with the requirements of Florida Model Jail Standards, Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission, Florida Department of Health inspection guidelines, US Dietary Standards, and Florida Administrative Code 64E-11.

She has successfully remained in compliance for all inspections since 2014. Her career also includes providing 10 years of administrative support to West Precinct Road Patrol Units and 10 years of administrative support to the Jail Command Staff. Manager Teresa Revel volunteers in her spare time by giving back to the community and participating in community fundraising events.


Manager Cheryl SinkManager Cheryl Sink – Media Services

Manager Cheryl Sink moved to Brevard County in 2001 after the retirement of her husband from the US Air Force. She began her career with the Sheriff’s Office in April 2002 where she worked her way up from a Precinct Desk Officer, to Sr. Administrative Assistant, to Executive Assistant for the Chief Deputy and now currently manages the Media Services Unit. Manager Sink earned her Associate of Science degree from Eastern Florida State College in Business Administration and is a graduate of the Brevard County Executive Leadership Institute. In her capacity as the manager of Media Services, she supervises the development of the digital media team and is responsible for website, social media, print, and multi-media productions, educational and public service announcement efforts.

Manager Sink has been recognized on numerous occasions for her dedication and commitment to the agency and was the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Employee of the Year in 2015.


Manager Ron Spangler – Central LogisticsManager Ron Spangler

Manager Ron Spangler has been with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office since 1997 and currently manages the Central Logistics operations of the agency. Central Logistics oversees all agency assets from acquisition to disposal. This includes issuance and tracking of uniforms and equipment, maintaining public safety radio system equipment and cellular voice communications. In addition, the unit acts as facilities liaison with Brevard County while maintaining and stocking supplies for the County Jail and Animal Services Units.

Manager Spangler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in General Studies-Computer Information Technology from the University of Central Florida and a Master of Arts in Corporate Communication and Technology from Rollins College. Prior to his employment with BCSO, Ron began volunteering in 1981 as a member of the Sheriff’s Explorer program and later as an Auxiliary Deputy before serving civil process as a contract employee.

Manager Spangler currently sits on the Florida Sheriff’s Association Fleet Advisory Board, serves as Secretary for the University of Central Florida’s Alumni Association Board of Directors and is the Philanthropy Chair for the Space Coast UCF Alumni Chapter.


Manager Robert UrieManager Robert Urie – Information Technology

Manager Robert Urie has over twenty-one years serving in an Information Technology leadership role within multiple Law Enforcement agencies. He specializes in optimizing customer centric technological systems and processes.

Before joining the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Manager Urie served as the head of IT for agencies such as the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office and the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office. Manager Urie is responsible for the 800 Mhz Radio Systems, served as the 911 Communications and currently serves as the Information Security Officer as the local liaison to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Manager Urie is a graduate of Keiser University in Computer Science and is a graduate of Florida Institute of Government at Florida State University as a Certified Government Chief Information Officer. Along with his formal education, Manager Urie is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and a Cisco Certified Network Associate.


Manager Jessica Vanatta – Jail RecordsManager Jessica Vanatta

Manager Jessica Vanatta started her records career by working with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Jail Records Unit prior to joining the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in September 1996. Manager Vanatta served as a Jail Records Clerk prior to becoming the Jail Records Manager in 2012 where she oversee court records, assures all court activities of the incarcerated inmate population are accurately maintained. Manager Vanatta interacts closely with various Judicial members, Attorneys, Probation, and governmental agencies thru out the State and Country in order to address the needs of our inmates and to keep our inmate population in check.

Manager Vanatta currently sits on the Inmate Welfare and Jail Safety Committees.

She is a member of the FACT (Florida Assertive Community Treatment Team) advisory Board.

Manager Vanatta strengthen her career by attending and successfully completing the Florida Executive Leadership Institute, ELI-County Commission Executive Leadership Institute, and Cooper Institute for Law Enforcement.