Announcement News Releases

NR 14-51 Sheriff’s Office Mourns Death Of Former Sheriff Claude W. “JAKE” Miller

June 27, 2014 - 4:37 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office sadly announces today the passing of former Sheriff Claude W. “Jake” Miller. Sheriff Miller passed away this morning at Jess Parrish Hospital with his family and friends by his side. Sheriff Miller was 77 years old and had proudly served 45 years as a dedicated law enforcement officer. Sheriff Miller’s Read More

NR 14-50 Defendant Sentenced In Deputy Barbara Pill’s Murder

June 27, 2014 - 4:03 pm Author: Category:

Earlier today, the Court sentenced defendant Brandon L. Bradley to death in the March 6, 2012, murder of Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputy Barbara Pill. Deputy Pill was killed in the line of duty after conducting a traffic stop on a vehicle that was involved in a robbery. Sheriff Wayne Ivey stated, “We are pleased with Read More

NR 14-49 Former Florida Resident Pleads Guilty To Attempted Sex Trafficking In Ecuador

June 27, 2014 - 8:27 am Author: Category:

The United States Attorney’s Office announced that Patrick R. Minga, 50, formerly of Cape Coral, pleaded guilty yesterday to attempting to induce and facilitate, for his own financial gain, the travel of an individual from Brevard County, Florida, to Quito, Ecuador, so that the individual could engage in illicit sexual conduct with minor girls. Minga Read More

NR 14-47 Sheriff’s Office Identifies Victims In Plane Crash

June 10, 2014 - 10:03 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victims in last night’s plane crash.  47-year-old, John Brian Kish, and 64-year-old, Kenneth Allen Marks, both from Merritt Island, were the occupants of the Liberty XL-2, single engine plane.  The plane took off from the Merritt Island Airport yesterday evening for a test flight as Marks was Read More

NR 14-46 Father’s Day Shoot With the Sheriff

June 6, 2014 - 3:30 pm Author: Category:

If you’re still searching for that perfect Father’s Day gift, look no further. Sheriff Wayne Ivey is inviting members of our community to join him on June 14th at 9:00 a.m. for a Father’s Day Shoot with the Sheriff event. This will be a fun filled family event that dads will never forget! Father’s Day Read More

NR 14-45 Sheriff’s Office Offers Brevard Safe Kids Academy

June 6, 2014 - 1:18 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is proud to offer the Brevard Safe Kids Academy. This 3 hour academy provides practical instruction to children ages 5 through 12 on Stranger Awareness, Dialing 911, Internet Safety, Home Safety, Anti Bullying and Fire Safety. The academy is provided free of charge and is limited to the first 20 Read More

NR 14-44 Organized Theft Ring Leads To Search Of Local Business

June 5, 2014 - 5:11 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Task Force served a search warrant earlier today at the Ice Cream Depot, located at 1220 South Wickham Road, West Melbourne. The investigation is in reference to an alleged organized theft ring. The investigation has been ongoing for several months with evidence leading investigators to believe that thieves Read More

NR 14-43 Sheriff’s Office Investigates Linked Social Media Sites Containing Child Pornography

June 4, 2014 - 7:40 pm Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into a report that several social networking sites were allegedly created in Brevard County where images of suspected child pornography were posted.  The Sheriff’s Office received information that several Internet sites linked to a popular photo sharing network containing screen names that referred to Brevard County Read More

NR 14-41 Sheriff’s Office To Assist County Commission By Providing Inmate Labor For Animal Shelter Support

May 29, 2014 - 7:47 pm Author: Category:

Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey is proud to announce that the Sheriff’s Office will be enhancing current Inmate Labor services to support the health and welfare of Animal Shelter dogs. The Animal Services Department, which is currently maintained by the Board of County Commissioners, recently encountered a volunteer issue where there was a decrease in Read More

NR 14-34 Brevard County’s 2013 Crime Rate Down

May 8, 2014 - 8:17 pm Author: Category:

Overall, Brevard County observed a significant 7.3% decrease in the reported Crime Rate for 2013 as compared to 2012. This is the lowest crime rate (per 100,000 residents) reported over the past 18 years. The Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) contains official data on crime that is reported to law enforcement agencies across the United States. Read More

NR 14-33 Sheriff’s Office Hosts: Name Our Puppy Contest

May 6, 2014 - 10:26 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is once again asking for your help in naming the newest member of our Agency. The latest addition to our incredible K-9 Unit is a 12-week-old male Bloodhound puppy that was donated to our agency by the Jimmy Ryce Foundation. He will be trained to search for missing and endangered Read More

NR 14-28 Brevard County Public Safety Charity Ride

May 1, 2014 - 9:52 am Author: Category:

The Brevard County Public Safety Charity (BCPSC) is a newly formed not-for-profit organization that was created to help Brevard County Public Safety Officers and their families during difficult hardships. The organization works with community leaders, businesses and citizens to raise funds to help our law enforcement officers and firefighters in their time of need. These Read More