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
2006 City of Rockledge’s Employee of the Quarter
2007 Kiwanis Citizen of the Year
Two (2) Medals of Merit
Crisis Intervention and Mental Health
2011 City of Rockledge’s Employee of the Year
Florida General Techniques Instructor
Advanced Crisis Negotiation
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.”