Sheriff Wayne Ivey has been a Law Enforcement Officer for over 35 years.  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 the Florida Model Jail Standards Committee in 2015 and serves as the Vice Chair of the FSA Cold Case Review Team Program.

He is the recipient of the President’s Award for efforts in crime prevention and community awareness from the Florida Crime Prevention Association (FCPA).

Wayne Ivey
 Brevard County Sheriff 

Alan Diamond
(General Counsel for the Police Union for State of Florida)

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Alan Diamond has been the attorney of record in over 11,000 criminal cases. Mr. Diamond graduated from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies. He received his law degree in 1992 from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill College of Law.

Mr. Diamond was an Assistant State Attorney for more than a decade in the 18th Judicial Circuit. He prosecuted all types of cases including; Homicides, Kidnappings, Vehicular Manslaughters, Gun Crimes, Sex Crimes and Child Abuses cases as well as Computer Crimes. Mr. Diamond received the Outstanding Trial Attorney of the Year award prior to becoming a felony division chief. Now in private practice, he is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer (since 2005) and the recipient of the Brevard County Bar Association Professionalism Award and past president of the Brevard County Bar Association for the 2012-2013 terms.

Mr. Diamond is a former instructor with the Florida Prosecuting Attorney Association and received the 2002 Distinguished Faculty award from the FPAA. He was the training supervisor for the lawyers of the State Attorney’s Office for the 18th Judicial Circuit from 1999-2001. Mr. Diamond taught classes and provided instruction to the Assistant State Attorneys throughout Florida regarding legal issues, courtroom presentation and trial advocacy. Mr. Diamond is currently the Fraternal Order of Police General Counsel for the entire State of Florida. Mr. Diamond served as the Staff Attorney for the Fraternal Order of Police for Central Florida since 2002.

For more than 13 years he has represented FOP members in arbitrations, grievances, Internal Affairs investigations as well as Officer Involved Shootings and in-custody deaths. Mr. Diamond, as a FOP Staff Attorney, has responded to numerous Officer involved shootings, excessive use of force allegations and in-custody death situations over the last decade to insure that there are no criminal charges brought and to make sure that the Officer’s rights are protected. Mr. Diamond has been instrumental in the curriculum and presentation of the F.O.P. Officer Involved Shooting class and has presented these topics to many Law Enforcement Officers, Police Academies and Agencies over the past 13 years.

Additionally, Mr. Diamond has taught Florida Bar Continuing Law Education courses (which he created and presented) on the topics of basic firearms use which included hands-on firearm training as well as the law surrounding the use of deadly force in Florida specifically the “Stand your Ground” legislation. Mr. Diamond has also been an instructor for the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in the area of self-defense, firearms use and the laws governing concealed weapons.

During his 23+ year career as a criminal law attorney Mr. Diamond has handled thousands of cases in both State and Federal Court. He has litigated hundreds of cases involving the use or possession of firearms and the legal issues surrounding those allegations. He has successfully handled numerous jury trials including the charges of Murder, Sexual Battery, DUI, Burglary, Drug Trafficking, Aggravated Battery, among others. He has litigated issues before FDLE and the Florida Department of Agriculture regarding concealed weapons permitting and the right to own and possess firearms.

He is a recent graduate of the Force Science ® Institute and has completed training on the principles of Force Science and is certified to apply these principles to the analysis of use of force incidents. These principles focus on the use of deadly force in self-defense situations. His memberships include The Fraternal Order of Police as General Counsel, Life member of the National Rifle Association, The Federal Bar Association, Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. District Court – Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, the Brevard County Bar Association, The National and Florida Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Florida Bar, and the American Bar Association.
  

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