armed security officer resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Proficient Armed Security Officer skilled in strategies for preventing incidents, investigating problems and detailing unauthorized personnel. Offering remarkable work ethic and observation skills. Seeking to bring 35+ years' experience in security to a long-term position at Your Company. Diligently trained in conflict de-escalation strategies, behavior management and defensive tactics. Well-versed in protecting entrances, conducting patrols and monitoring CCTV feeds.

  • Court appearances
  • Evidence storage
  • Law enforcement support
  • Grounds patrols
Armed Security Officer, 06/2020 - 07/2020
Golden Entertainment, Inc. Flintstone, MD,
  • Monitored building and property entrances and exits to detect intrusions and protect assets.
  • Deterred criminal activity, vandalism and general misconduct by providing expert and highly visible security presence at your facilities.
  • Provided friendly and professional assistance to employees, visitors and customers.
  • Followed established security and safety procedures and posted orders to include enforcement of company rules, policies and regulations.
  • Triaged problems quickly and provided precise and clear information while working under minimum supervision.
  • Monitored premises and recorded all activity in daily officer report for submission to Next Officer at close of shift.
  • Protected company assets against theft or damage by conducting frequent building and grounds patrols.
  • Sounded alarms and brought in relevant authorities in case of fire or criminal activities.
  • Completed required shift logs and reports, highlighting routine activities, suspicious circumstances and critical incidents.
  • Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees, visitors and other persons.
Security Officer, 01/2018 - 06/2020
Maxsent Vancouver, WA,
  • Monitored several security cameras and fire, building and alarm systems.
  • Worked with local and federal law enforcement agents to apprehend suspicious individuals.
  • Investigated alarms and disturbances to maintain safety.
  • Surveilled all areas within facility to identify suspicious behavior.
  • Documented all security-related situations and submitted in-depth reports to Supervisor.
  • Patrolled and secured industrial and commercial premises to prevent intrusion.
  • Operated scanning equipment to keep entrance lines moving efficiently.
  • Investigated suspected incidents of fraud, employee theft and embezzlement and reported findings to law enforcement.
  • Guarded restricted areas to prevent unauthorized entry.
  • Enforced security regulations and escorted non-compliant individuals to private areas for processing.
  • Provided security presence for over several events with numerous attendees.
  • Circulated among patrons and customers to keep abreast of emergent security situations.
  • Oversaw premises to identify security risks to promote employee and visitor safety.
  • Responded to emergency situations quickly to minimize risk and injury.
Police Officer, 01/1985 - 12/1996
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority Charlotte, NC,
  • Sustained safety protocol and monitored proper, cost-effective and safe handling usage of equipment, weapons and materials.
  • Strengthened traceability and developed organizational systems for criminal case logs, records, reports and agendas.
  • Responded to numerous different timeframes calls for service related to DWI, felonies, misdemeanors, domestic abuse, and animal rescue.
  • Informed shift officers of special areas of emphasis, including properties to watch and noted criminals understood to be in patrol areas.
  • Reviewed paperwork and case files submitted by subordinate officers to verify accuracy and conformance to strict policies.
  • Improved community safety by conducting field sobriety tests and investigating DUIs and vehicle accidents.
  • Eliminated process discrepancies while accurately investigating organized crime, homicide, fraud, corporate crime and criminal cases.
  • Analyzed traffic accidents and general traffic surveys.
  • Developed public outreach initiatives, including youth events, neighborhood watches and D.A.R.E. instruction.
  • Apprehended suspects, prepared case reports, and testified in numerous courtroom hearings.
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved integrity for court proceedings.
  • Communicated with subjects and witnesses to acquire and verify information relevant to roadway accident investigations.
  • Reviewed and evaluated evidence to determine validity and admissibility for court hearings.
  • Promoted community outreach initiatives by developing initial school crisis and safety plan.
  • Investigated vehicular or roadway-related accidents, assisting persons involved and notifying additional authorities as necessary.
  • Eliminated process discrepancies and accurately investigated felony-level property and violent crimes while preparing, submitting and aiding district attorney prosecution cases.
  • Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
  • Prevented illegal entry, prohibiting goods and smuggling of illegal drugs and other contraband by conducting vehicle searches during traffic stops.
  • Responded to civil unrest, search and rescue operations.
  • Conducted debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Fostered rapport with school personnel and students to build trust and cultivate communication.
  • Partnered with investigator convict area physicians for illegally obtaining and selling prescription medications.
  • Mitigated risk while accurately analyzing and evaluating criminal information and processing crime scenes.
  • Liaised with legal staff, attorney general's office and other law enforcement agencies to optimize favorable outcomes.
  • Patrolled designated districts in patrol cars, on bicycles and on foot.
  • Shortened criminal investigation lead time while executing operational protocols for criminal and non-criminal violations.
  • Served active warrants and subpoenas.
  • Strengthened traceability by developing organization systems for criminal prosecutory case logs, records, reports and agendas.
  • Delivered maximum levels of accuracy when conducting stationary and mobile surveillance on investigatory individuals.
  • Prepared cases for trial and appeared and testified in court as witness.
  • Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
  • Executed search warrants, affidavits and other legal documents.
  • Coordinated numerous criminal investigations per year with special emphasis in Murder and drug cases.
  • Contributed to criminal court cases and hearings by providing testimony under oath.
  • Cultivated working relationships with school staff and students to build trust and communication.
  • Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Instructed suspects on field sobriety tests and used portable Sobriety equipment to perform tests.
  • Responded to medical emergencies, alarms and bomb threats within approximately 10-15 minutes of calls.
  • Assessed officer conduct and complaints to identify and address issues with unprofessionalism, performance or criminal activity.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Diffused tense situations by remaining calm.
  • Successfully processed hundreds of tips, received information and initiated investigations for speedy resolution.
  • Took command decisions and developed frontline policies.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
  • Investigated pharmaceutical drug infractions and illegal narcotics activity through successful resolution.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Organized and recorded facts to prepare incident reports.
  • Rode along with Patrol Officers to assess daily performance and implement corrective actions.
Education and Training
: Mathematics Education, Expected in
Penn State - Pennsylvania Furnace, PA,
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School Attended

  • Penn State

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  • Armed Security Officer
  • Security Officer
  • Police Officer


  • Some College (No Degree)

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