Ivey was warden of the Cuyahoga County Jail in 2018, when 8 inmates died. He was demoted to Associate Warden on February 11, 2019 for violating the county's nepotism policy. (http://tinyurl.com/y687ybtr). He was indicted on April 18, 2019 for charges related to cover up of abuse at the jail. (http://tinyurl.com/y4tjsn6c).