Meet Corporal DiBiase-Deakins

Corporal Alice DiBiase Deakins is the coordinator of the Community Relations Unit, the supervisor of the School Resource Officers and the Lead Negotiator for the Crisis Negotiation Team. Prior to her position as the Community Relations Coordinator, she was a member of the Rockledge Police Department’s Uniform Patrol Unit. She began employment with the Rockledge Police Department in March 2004 and has spent three quarters of her 10 year career devoted to Community Relations.

Preceding law enforcement, Corporal Deakins worked in the medical field for 15 years.

Corporal Deakins holds an Associate in Science Degree in Technology and graduated from the Brevard Police Academy with honors in 2003.

Corporal Deakins has earned many accolades, including:

  • 2006 City of Rockledge’s Employee of the Year
  • 2006 Promoted to corporal
  • State of Florida Crime Prevention Practitioner
  • Public Information Officer
  • Crisis Negotiator
  • 2006 City of Rockledge’s Employee of the Quarter
  • 2007 Kiwanis Citizen of the Year
  • Two (2) Medals of Merit
  • Line Supervision
  • Crisis Intervention and Mental Health
  • 2011 City of Rockledge’s Employee of the Year
  • Florida General Techniques Instructor
  • Advanced Crisis Negotiation
Corporal Deakins

In 2012, Corporal Deakins returned to road patrol, but in 2013, she returned back to the Community Relations Unit.

In 2013, Corporal Deakins became an active member of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Crime Prevention Task Force. She stated, “I stay enthusiastic about Neighborhood Watch and Crime Prevention because it works. The relationships and friendships I have developed cannot be replaced.”