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Professional Summary

Resourceful Deputy Chief dedicated to maintaining order and public safety. Expertise in developing and administering department budget, evaluating and motivating personnel and establishing goals and objectives for department. Vigilant and candid professional with 34 years of experience providing protection, security and safety to citizens in.

Have experience in ISD campus policing (7) years, University Campus Policing (4), Municipal policing (20) years and presently5 years as Chief Deputy for Sheriffs Office.

4 years United States Marine Corps

  • Staff Development and Training
  • Handling Customer Complaints
  • Quality Assurance
  • Performance Management
  • Swat team member
  • K9 handler
  • Firearms instructor
French High School Beaumont, TX, Expected in 05/1981 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Ascension (System Office) - Chief Deputy
Tawas City, MI, 01/2017 - Current

Chief deputy of Law enforcement:

Reporting directly to the Sheriff, Supervised several divisions to include Patrol division, Criminal Investigations, warrant division, Narcotics division, Marine unit, Air Unit,K9 Unit and Court House security. Supervised and coordinated with two Majors and seven Captains to assure that the Sheriff department met the goals of Sheriff and needs of the community. This included meeting with public and governmental officials, budget planning, policy writing and implementation.

  • Organized, reviewed and evaluated work of 125 sworn and non-sworn staff members.
  • Established new police training programs to address training needs, including terrorism response, active shooter response and de-escalation of use of force.
  • Rewrote and updated comprehensive department policies and procedures.
  • Evaluated complaint and emergency request information to determine response requirements.
  • Established and updated work schedules to account for changing staff levels and expected workloads.
  • Oversaw office inventory activities, including ordering and requisitions, stocking and shipment receiving.
  • Developed highly-efficient administrative team through ongoing coaching and professional development opportunities.
  • Supervised (9) nine members of administrative team and provided constructive feedback, resulting in higher morale and increased employee retention.
University Of Kentucky - Police Captain
Lexington, KY, 10/2013 - 01/2017
  • Inspected and oversaw functions of patrol officers, detectives and lieutenants.
  • Assigned and supervised subordinates to prevent crime, protect life and property and enforce laws.
  • Planned, scheduled and supervised work of 25 subordinates.
  • Supervised administrative and support functions of non-sworn personnel.
  • Examined personnel, facilities and tactics for safety and training.
  • Monitored performance of employees and established police requirements.
  • Scheduled and adjusted duty rosters to achieve efficiency of department operations, functions and actions.
  • Documented incidents and arrest activities, reviewed written reports and communicated with subordinates to facilitate administrative follow-up.
City Of Onalaska - Police Lieutenant
Onalaska, WI, 06/2007 - 10/2014

Hired as a Sargeant, promoted to Lieutenant and served as second in command of department under Chief of Police.

  • Planned, scheduled and supervised work of 24 subordinates.
  • Directed and monitored work of 20 law enforcement professionals with clear focus on maximizing results and maintaining transparent police operations.
  • Educated staff members on proper field procedures to boost public trust in officers and efficiency.
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding incidents to determine course of action.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events to prevent injuries and property destruction.
  • Engaged with local individuals and community leaders to discuss ways to reduce crime.
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of important considerations such as properties to check and individuals of note in local areas.
Beaumont Police Department - patrol officer
City, STATE, 04/1987 - 06/2007
  • Investigated incidents and crimes, including evidence collection and witness statements.
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues.
  • Backed up patrol officers during difficult stops or to answer complex questions.
  • Investigated allegations of employee misconduct, reported findings and coordinated warranted disciplinary actions.
  • Organized criminal documents such as logs, records, reports and agendas to streamline processing and improve traceability.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Responded to call-outs during periods of low coverage or high demand to serve public in [Location].
  • Maintained positive community relations through active communication at crime scenes and assistance with programs such as mentoring underprivileged kids and teaching at Citizen's Police Academy events.
  • Gave presentations at community groups and public events highlighting work of police officers and special teams.

Swat team member

K9 Handler

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School Attended

  • French High School

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  • Chief Deputy
  • Police Captain
  • Police Lieutenant
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  • High School Diploma

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