Dedicated and detail-oriented correctional professional with specialized experience in the classification of offenders with mental health and medical concerns, the supervision and training of staff in correctional and instructional settings. Well versed in the supervision and training of staff across numerous topics with an emphasis in the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) process, Armstrong/Clark, Prison Rape Elimination Act, Cultural Diversity, and Peer Support.
PSP Team Member
Obtained specialized certifications and training in the following topics:
Training for Trainers, Expandable Baton Instructor, Arrest and Control Instructor, PREA Master instructor, EEO Counselor and Instructor, Peer Support Team Member, Armstrong/Clark Instructor, Job Steward certified, CPR instructor, Cultural Diversity Master Instructor, POST Proctor, Disciplinary Officer, Hearing Officer Certified, Company Commander, assisted in training and activation of California City State Prison.
Correctional Counselor ICDCR Mule Creek State Prison － Ione, CaEfficiently managed an EOP caseload on a level III facility and an Equal Employment Opportunity caseload simultaneously. Assisted in the activation of a new facility. Worked closely with clinical and mental health staff to develop a professional report across multiple mission based professions. Assisted supervisory staff by preparing cases for Institutional Classification Committees with General Population and Administrative Segregation cases. Assisted the In-Service Training department in the development of staff by teaching classes weekly to custody, and non-custody staff with primary emphasis on EEO, Clark/Armstrong and PREA.
10/2013 to 08/2015
Correctional SergeantCDCR MCSP/CTC － Ione/Galt, CASupervised and coordinated the work of assigned Correctional Officers. Provided training to staff as needed. Supervised and assisted the inmate population in day to day operations. Responded to emergencies and lead staff as a response supervisor. Assisted staff dealing with crisis as a member of the Peer support Team. Supervised and instructed Correctional Cadets as a Company Commander at the Basic Correctional Officer Academy.
09/2008 to 10/2013
Correctional OfficerCDCR Mule Creek State Prison － Ione, CaPrimary duties included but were not limited to the processing of Rules Violation Reports ensuring inmates are afforded all due process rights. Assist in the completion of all necessary paperwork to re-house inmates in Administrative Segregation. Attended Institutional Classification Committees weekly to assist the Facility Captain and Administrative Segregation Unit (ASU) Counselors by ensuring all necessary reports are completed in a timely manner. Conducted file reviews to assist in the completion of Inmate Segregation Profiles as well as Confidential Memorandums. Complete Crime/Incident Reports CDC 837-C, Rules Violation Report (CDCR 115), and custodial or informational chronos (CDC-128) when necessary. Processed evidence and ran crime scenes for MCSP as necessary. Worked with MCSP staff and inmates as well as staff assigned to other institutions when completing Investigative Employee Reports. Provided sworn testimony in court when subpoenaed. Provided safety and security throughout institution for staff and inmates.
Bachelor of Science: Criminal JusticeCalifornia Coast University － Santa Ana, Ca, USA
Member of Delta Epsilon Tau International Honor Society
Coursework in Juvenile Justice and Deviance in Society Coursework in Sociology and Psychology Coursework in Communications, Criminal Law and Public Administration
Associate of Science: CorrectionsRio Hondo College － Whittier, Ca, USA