armed security officer resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Motivated professional offering associate degree in criminal justice. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal, and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines every time.

  • Grounds patrols
  • Search and seizure
  • Law enforcement support
  • Defensive strategies
  • Report writing
  • First responder experience
  • CCTV monitoring
  • Reliability
  • Physical combat trained
  • Security procedures knowledge
  • Vigilant and watchful
  • Firearms expertise
  • First aid certified
  • Patrolling
  • Relationship building
  • Supervision
07/2019 to Current
Armed Security Officer Allied Universal Security Trenton, NJ,
  • Maintained order and safety while providing customer service and information to facility visitors.
  • Responded to and thoroughly investigated all reported incidents to protect company assets.
  • Surveyed multiple CCTV feeds to keep close eye on important areas of buildings and grounds.
  • Patrolled large commercial facility on irregular schedule to look for suspicious activities.
  • Evaluated credentials of personnel and provided temporary badges to visitors.
  • Produced reports outlining activities and incidents.
  • Completed building and grounds patrols.
  • Provided friendly and professional assistance to employees, visitors and customers.
  • Monitored building and property entrances and exits to detect intrusions and protect assets.
  • Completed required shift logs and reports, highlighting routine activities, suspicious circumstances and critical incidents.
  • Warned violators of rule infractions and escorted unauthorized persons off premises.
  • Communicated with team members and building management via radio, telephones, computers and proprietary software.
  • Deterred criminal activity, vandalism and general misconduct by providing expert and highly visible security presence at Sinclair refinery.
  • Monitored building access and identified all officials and employees before authorizing entrance.
02/2013 to 07/2019
Corrections Officer County Of Racine, Wisconsin Racine, WI,
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Operated communication systems, including telephones, switchboards, intercoms and two-way radios to effectively communicate with other personnel.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Recognized signs of problems, such as despondency, depression and anger in order to prevent riots or suicides.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Escorted prisoners to and from court, jail and other jurisdictions or rehabilitation institutions.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Instructed inmates on work detail and oversaw work-site transportation.
  • Recommended changes in procedures to emphasize officer safety.
09/2002 to 06/2009
Infantry US Army City, STATE,
  • Led infantry team of 10 members in combat operations, providing tactical guidance for individuals with varying strengths.
  • Directed supporting gunfire to suppress enemy attacks and allow troops to maneuver within action area.
  • Coordinated detailed operations with armor, artillery and air support units.
  • Led detailed trainings on weapons systems for subordinates, enhancing overall team safety and cohesion.
  • Prepared operation plans and orders to support resource and installation security.
  • Conducted ground reconnaissance and reported to leadership for strategic planning.
  • Processed prisoners of war and acquired documents critical to operational success.
  • Trained soldiers, US contractors and foreign nationals on comprehensive combat operations to support mission goals.
  • Set up and operated field communication equipment for infantry group.
  • Engaged targets during different types of combat situations, including at night.
  • Maintained rifles, machine guns, mortars and hand grenades, verifying weapon locations and supporting magazine operations.
  • Carried out orders with precision from open and concealed positions.
  • Helped team carry out non-combat transitional, security and reconstruction operations.
  • Led infantry team of 10 or more members in combat operations, providing tactical guidance for individuals with varying strengths.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1995
High School Diploma:
Loveland High School - Loveland, CO
Expected in
Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice
  • 4.0 GPA
  • Dean's List Honoree 2009, 2010

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  • Loveland High School

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  • Corrections Officer
  • Infantry


  • High School Diploma
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