Correctional Officer resume example with 3+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Assertive Correctional Officer with 4 years of experience enforcing rules to keep order within jails and prisons. Calm and dependable individual trained in defensive tactics and conflict resolution. Polished in monitoring inmate behavior and conduct to prevent crime and escapes.

  • Bilingual.
  • Trained in Defensive Tactics
  • State and Federal Laws Knowledge
  • Inmate Rights
  • Transportation of Detainees
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills Training
  • Tactical Training
  • Time Managing
  • Firearms Training
  • Contraband Searching
  • Head Counts
  • Inmate Population Control
  • Emergency Response
  • Incident Reporting
  • Public Safety
  • Use of Force
  • Supervisor Training
  • DNA/Finger Print Collector Training.
  • Language Skills:
  • Evidence Preservation
  • Excellent Problem Solver
  • Behavioral Disorders Familiarity
  • Armory and Key Control
  • Restraint Techniques
  • Courtroom Practices Familiarity
  • Booking Procedures
  • First Aid and CPR Certified
Education and Training
Mountain View High School El Paso, TX Expected in 06/2018 High school diploma : - GPA :
State Of Massachusetts - Correctional Officer
Walpole, MA, 06/2021 - Current
  • Salary: 55,000.00 USD Bi-weekly.
  • Hours per week: 65.

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

  • I process inmates, maintain jail security, and serve meals
  • I also perform pat, body, inventory and strip searches on inmates
  • I am required to provide inmates the opportunity to call an attorney or relative and advise inmates on institutional rules and regulations upon arrival
  • I supervise inmates during meals, personal hygiene and related activities for conformance to institutional rules, regulations and procedures
  • I escort and safeguard inmates to cell when classified or segregated as well as checking on inmates' physical condition
  • I receive, count, record and wash all inmate laundry in the jail
  • I dispenses personal and cell cleaning equipment when needed
  • I perform and also supervise inmates to complete general clerical duties
  • I attentively oversee and record inmate visits and inspect all items brought into the jail by visitors
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • 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 medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Implemented proper techniques to apprehend escapees safely.
Children's National Medical Center - Field Training Officer
Washington, DC, 07/2018 - 06/2021
  • Salary Annually: 65,000.00 USD
  • Hours per week: 60.

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Eddy County Detention Center - Special Respond Team Member
City, STATE, 01/2020 - 06/2021

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

  • Looked for ways to go above and beyond job requirements.
  • De-escalation life threading techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Upheld high standards of productivity and quality in operations.
  • Provided security team leadership and contributed to on-call duties.
  • Communicated and enforced compliance with state and local laws while emphasizing company standards of professionalism and safety.
  • Responded to emergency situations in most efficient, effective ways possible.
  • Participated in group discussions with team members to develop new ways to overtake a threat.
  • Diffused hostile situations with effective negotiation techniques.
  • Mitigated risk with immediate emergency response security.
  • Assisted with covert and undercover investigations to uncover ongoing crimes.
  • Ongoing training of less lethal and lethal techniques.
English :
Full Professional
Negotiated :
Spanish :
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated :

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School Attended

  • Mountain View High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Field Training Officer
  • Special Respond Team Member


  • High school diploma

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