NR 16-48 Deputy Sheriff Nick Worthy Is Named Florida’s Deputy Of The Year By Florida Sheriff’s Association

July 13, 2016 - 10:36 am Author: Category:

16-48The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is extremely proud to announce that tonight, during the Florida Sheriff’s Association annual Summer Conference, FTO Deputy Nick Worthy was recognized as the 2015 Deputy of the Year.

Nick was previously recognized as the 2015 Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Deputy of the Year and awarded a Medal of Valor and a Life Saving Award for his incredible actions during two separate incidents in 2015. On March 23, 2016, Deputy Worthy was recognized by the Brevard County Association of Chiefs of Police as the Brevard County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year and by the American Police Hall of Fame with the 2015 Silver Star for Bravery.

Prior to his service with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Worthy served our great Nation with 5 tours overseas as a US Army Ranger Sergeant and Team Leader, where he was awarded the Bronze Star With Valor in combat for his heroic actions in Afghanistan.

Sheriff Wayne Ivey stated, “We couldn’t be more proud of Deputy Worthy for receiving this prestigious recognition as Florida’s 2015 Deputy of the Year. Nick is part of a team that consists of 1,500 proud men and women who protect our communities as members of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office. Nick and his fellow Deputies take great risks on a daily basis as they stand between our citizens and those who wish them harm. Deputy Worthy’s actions were truly an act of courage and heroism. Nick, without hesitation, placed himself in imminent danger to protect lives. His actions exemplify the highest degree of honor, the ideals of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, and the essence of the law enforcement profession. Please join me is congratulating Nick for this wonderful distinction!”