Maria Fernez has always had an interest in law enforcement since she was a small child. With the encouragement from family the dream eventually became reality in 2005, when she was sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff at the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. Maria has served with Sheriff’s Office for approximately eight years, seven as a road patrol deputy and a year as a Brevard County Sheriff’s Office agent, where she investigated felony crimes. She is very passionate about law enforcement and serving the community. Maria is currently the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office full-time public information officer. Maria is responsible for communicating information between the Sheriff’s Office, media and the public.
PIO Deputy Fernez can be reached at 321-636-4665.