Seasoned Security Professional with 16 years of experience with the Arizona Department of Corrections. Currently assigned as a Shift Commander Lieutenant with over 13 years of Security Management experience. Maintains proper Security protocols to ensure for the safety of the public, staff and offender population.
Excellent problem solver
Ethical standards of conduct
File and record maintenance
First aid and CPR certified
Occupational hazards and safety precautions
Armed post security supervisor
IMS protocols and procedures
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
Behavioral disorders familiarity
02/2002 to Current
Correctional LieutenantArizona Department of Corrections － Phoenix, AZ
Correctional Officer, Shift Sergeant and Shift Commander Lieutenant.
Using Computer Work Stations to complete all required data entry for Staff Accountability, Duty Assignments, Incident Reports and Special Incident Reports.
Maintained proper notification protocol with the Chain of Command.
Managed and Supervised up to 40 Correctional Officers and 4 Sergeants.
Conducted a Mentor program with my assigned Sergeants.
Staff Training Certified Instructor.
Utilized Video Surveillance Cameras and electronic Video Recording equipment.
Stationary Armed Duty Posts and Mobile Duty Assignments.
Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and used physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly offenders.
Assisted in restraining violent and unruly offenders.
Trained Correctional Officers in proper safety procedures when dealing with the Mentally Ill Offender Population.
Monitored offender behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities. Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel, offender population and the general public.
Supervised the proper search of all assigned offenders and prison structures. Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times utilizing hand held radios, telephones and computers.
07/1991 to 11/2001
Digital Imaging Technician / Team LeaderDanka Office Imaging － Tempe, Arizona
Onsite Field Customer Service Representative.
07/1979 to 06/1991
US ArmyReceived Honorable Discharge after 12 years of service in 1991.
Education and Training
1979-1991, US Army - Leadership and Management Academies.
1991-2001, Customer Service Field Technician and Technical Team Leader.
2002-Current, Arizona Department of Corrections COTA Academy.
Arizona Department of Corrections Leadership / Supervisory Academies.
Maintained Yearly Training requirements for Supervisors, First Aid, CPR and Arizona Department of Corrections POST Certification with Weapons.