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Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Focused Correctional Officer Sergeant with a 22 year background in corrections, including county jail and state prison. Adept at supervising the safety and security of over large number of offenders at all security levels. Skilled in conflict resolution techniques and quickly resolving problems. Excellent analytical and critical thinking abilities.

Skills
  • Firearms Trained
  • Trained in Self-Defense
  • Force Techniques Training
  • Crisis Intervention Training
  • Security Procedures
  • Body Searches
  • Conflict Management
  • Inmate Movement Control
  • Officer Training
  • Inmate Transport
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Conflict Resolution
  • People Skills
  • PPE Use
Education and Training
Edmonson-Westside Senior High School Baltimore, MD, Expected in 06/1991 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
County Of Racine, Wisconsin - Correctional Officer Sergeant
Racine, WI, 10/2017 - 07/2022
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Maintained correct physical head count for inmates.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Supervised, trained, cross-trained and mentored personnel assigned in various occupational specialties.
  • Evaluated personnel periodically on job performance and occupational-related strengths and weaknesses.
  • Recommended changes in procedures to emphasize officer safety.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Observed inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
Prince Georges County Department Of Corrections - Emergency Response Supervisor
City, STATE, 10/2017 - 08/2019
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Maintained custody and control of inmates housed in maximum security unit.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of county facility.
  • Provided testimony in court when called to testify.
Prince Georges County Department Of Corrections - Corrections Officer
City, STATE, 09/2007 - 10/2017
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Observed inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • 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.
  • Escorted prisoners to and from court, jail and other jurisdictions or rehabilitation institutions.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of county facility.
Maryland Department Of Corrections - Corrections Officer, Maximum Security
City, STATE, 03/2000 - 09/2007
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Maintained correct physical head count for inmates.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Observed inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Recognized signs of problems, such as despondency, depression and anger in order to prevent riots or suicides.
  • Followed established security and safety procedures and posted orders to include enforcement of company rules, policies and regulations.
  • Transported inmates to scheduled court appearances, medical appointments and authorized activities.
  • Provided testimony in court when called to testify.
Activities and Honors
  • Prince George's County Valor Award, Prince George's County, 2018
  • Employee of the Year, Maryland Department Corrections, 2006

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Edmonson-Westside Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Officer Sergeant
  • Emergency Response Supervisor
  • Corrections Officer
  • Corrections Officer, Maximum Security

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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