Correctional Officer equipped with a strong moral code and excellent crisis management techniques. Focuses on safety in all interactions with inmates and staff.
Letter of commendation for quelling a riot of approximately 800 inmates.
Taught in-service classes on crime scene investigation, preservation, drug identification and control, emergency medical response, operational procedures, and personal safety.
Trained, supervised, and disciplined staff regarding safety and security of the institution staff and inmates as well as the public.
Investigated and preserved crime scenes within the correctional facility, authored search warrants, conducted interviews and interrogations, completed CNOA training, investigated narcotics trafficking incidents, and recognized drug abuse within the correctional facility.
Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.Continually monitored dormitories for inappropriate activity.Supervised the meal distribution and observed inmates during meals.Verified warrants, conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates.Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment.Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.Apprehended escapees safely while following proper techniques.Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts.Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms.Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.Routinely reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates when needed.Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times.Maintained daily logs of shift activity.Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and used physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.Maintained correct physical head count at all times.Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
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