Marlon Buggs grew to become a full-time Deputy Sheriff in 1994
ABOVE VIDEO: Brevard County Sheriff’s Workplace Honors Sgt. Marlon Buggs with Lucy Ross Award.
Early in his profession, whereas assigned to the Neighborhood Policing Unit, he and different unit members noticed a have to serve underprivileged youngsters through the summer season months and created Camp Probability.
A program the place youngsters spend the day on the Sheriff’s Workplace Lake with regulation enforcement officers engaged in mentorship and camp actions.
Throughout his task within the Particular Victims Unit, Marlon started volunteering his time as a visitor speaker for the Prosecution Options for Youth Diversion Program sponsored by the State Lawyer’s Workplace that gives youthful offenders an alternative choice to being prosecuted.
Marlon additionally volunteered with the Brevard County Weed & Seed program to implement a community-based technique to “Weed” out violence and medicines, and “Seed” with instructional, social, and financial growth all through the Brevard County group.
One such “Seeding” program is the Challenge Protected Neighborhoods Annual Youth Crime Prevention Summit, the place younger individuals are given the chance to obtain details about regulation enforcement, public security, social expertise, and group involvement.
He has been volunteering since 2006 and at present serves on the Board of Administrators for the Alliance for Neighborhood Restoration.
Marlon has additionally served on the Board of Administrators for the House Coast Marine Institute, now often known as AMIKids, which is a nonprofit, residential facility in Melbourne, serving youths who’ve dedicated legal offenses.
As a member of the Board, Marlon supplied path on staffing and program growth that assists these troubled youths to realize the wanted expertise to return to their households.
Marlon has additionally been an energetic participant within the annual St. Baldrick’s Basis head-shaving occasion for over 7 years, a charitable occasion dedicated to supporting essentially the most promising analysis to search out cures for childhood cancers.
He has participated or has been a workforce captain for the BCSO elevating over $25,000 for the charity by himself in addition to being an integral a part of the workforce that has raised practically $150,000.
ABOUT LUCY ROSS AWARD
The Lucy Ross Award is offered to the Sheriff’s Workplace worker who greatest exemplifies the excellent qualities and spirit of our misplaced member of the family, Sergeant Lucille Ross.
All through her profession, Lucy demonstrated an unwavering dedication to group service and excellence in her occupation.
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