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Professional Summary

Rational Correctional Officer Sergeant with an assertive and firm demeanor. Committed to maintaining ethical and moral standards while supervising and monitoring staff and offenders. Familiar with mental health and behavioral disorders. Excellent courtroom knowledge to transport inmates.

Accomplished Correctional Officer Sergeant offering 28 years of experience managing inmate safety and order in Level IV security institutions. Focused and detail-oriented with comprehensive weapons training. Adept at remaining on high alert at all times and managing security risks.

Analytical Correctional Officer Sergeant supervises 30 to 40 security personnel during any given shift. Expertise in using self-defense techniques and weapons when needed. First aid and CPR certified to detect and diffuse potentially dangerous situations.

Alert Correctional Officer Sergeant with hands-on experience handling issues related to maintaining the peace in Level security prisons. Trained in defensive tactics and firearms. Sound knowledge of visitation guidelines and seize and search protocols.

Dedicated in Correctional settings professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level security officer Imvestigator position. Ready to help team achieve company goals.

Experienced Correctional Industry with over 28 years of experience in Law Enforcement. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Reliable employee seeking Security position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Skills
  • Inmate Monitoring
  • Problem Management
  • Institutional Policies
  • Emergency Situations
  • Inmate Interviews
  • Population Supervision
  • Asset Protection
  • Effective Writing
  • Physical Restraint
  • Daily Logs
  • Defensive Techniques
  • Effective Working Relationships
  • Crime Prevention
  • Emergency Protocol
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Situational Awareness
  • Professional Development
  • Court Protocols
  • Prisoner Transportation
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Training Initiatives
  • Prisoner Escorts
  • Training Methods
  • Inmate Accountability
  • Vehicle Patrol
  • Basic First Aid
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Legal Standards
  • Court Proceedings
  • Background Investigations
  • Officer Training
  • Correctional Program Resources
  • Team Meetings
  • Effective Communication
  • Human Resources Department Processes
Work History
Correctional Sergeant, 11/2001 to 09/2014
State Of KentuckyPhelps, KY,
  • Supervised 35 employees and performance of tasks and managed 1000 offenders.
  • Completed daily work report sheets and delegated tasks to employees.
  • Handled inmate counts and searches for missing inmates.
  • Inspected housing cells and directed teams completing in-depth searches for contraband or damage.
  • Coordinated responses to emergency situations arising in different prison locations.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
Correctional Sergeant, 03/1999 to 11/2001
State Of KentuckyPo Box 695 Henderson, KY,
  • Supervised 40 employees and performance of tasks and managed 1000 offenders.
  • Completed daily work report sheets and delegated tasks to employees.
  • Handled inmate counts and searches for missing inmates.
  • Inspected housing cells and directed teams completing in-depth searches for contraband or damage.
  • Coordinated responses to emergency situations arising in different prison locations.
  • Cultivated and maintained climate of mutual respect with freedom from harassment and intimidation, to provide safe environment for staff and offenders.
  • Oversaw control center, monitoring inmates, visitors and employees for signs of suspicious behavior.
  • Supervised dining hall, outdoor recreation area, vocational shop and inmate housing unit.
  • Verified all prison visitors carried proper identification and had no contraband before entering institution.
  • Checked all book in and discharges, making sure all charges have paperwork and all discharges have orders of discharge.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
Correctional Officer, 02/1993 to 03/1999
City Of Santa Ana, CaSanta Ana, CA,
  • Escorted inmates to and from cells, court, hospitals and medical appointments.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls and showers.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs and scheduled activities.
  • Inspected work sites and crew trucks for contraband, cleanliness and safety.
  • Completed intake paperwork, fingerprints and searches.
  • Delivered inmates to work sites and returned safely by following protocols.
  • Led intake and processing of inmates by handling paperwork, searches, interviews and fingerprinting.
  • Addressed inquiries from general public, other staff, inmates and visitors to resolve concerns.
  • Arranged for medical and dental care of inmates.
  • Discussed with offenders links between criminal behavior and anger management problems or drug and alcohol abuse.
Ciustody/Transportstion Officer, 06/1987 to 02/1993
Delano Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband.
  • Created and maintained arrest files on inmates processed through jail.
  • Completed dorm sanitation and maintenance checks and reported results to management.
  • Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
  • Maintained custody and control of 20 inmates housed in high security unit.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
Education
Certificate Of Completion: Master Trainer Controlled Use of Force, Expected in 03/2014 to Ca Dept of Corrections - Gault Ca.,
GPA:
  • Completed professional development in controlled Ise of Force
Certificate Of Completion: Defensive Driver Training, Expected in 08/2011 to Ca. Dept of Gen. Services - Delano Ca.,
GPA:
Certificate Of Professional Achievement: Certified Instructor in Expendable Baton, Expected in 03/2005 to CDC Richard A. Magee - Gault, Ca,
GPA:
Cert. Of Professional Achievemeny: Instructor of Side Handle And Straight Baton, Expected in 11/2002 to CDC In Service Training - Gault Ca,
GPA:
Certificate Of Training: Crime Scene Investigation, Evidence Collection, Expected in 05/1998 to Solano Co. District Attorney - North Kern State Prison,
GPA:
: Drug Symtomology And Enforcement, Expected in 10/1997 to Colledge of The Sequoias - Visalia, CA,
GPA:
  • Completed professional development in drug Symtomology and Enforcement
Certificate Of Professional Development: Explosives Identification, Expected in 02/1997 to Ca. State Fire Marshall - Bakersfield, CA,
GPA:
Correctional Peace Officer Standard Training: Law Enforcement, Expected in 02/1993 to Delta Community College - Stockton California,
GPA:
High School Diploma: General Education, Expected in 08/1978 to Delano High School - Delano, CA
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Languages
Spanish:
Native or Bilingual
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Ca Dept of Corrections
  • Ca. Dept of Gen. Services
  • CDC Richard A. Magee
  • CDC In Service Training
  • Solano Co. District Attorney
  • Colledge of The Sequoias
  • Ca. State Fire Marshall
  • Delta Community College
  • Delano High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Correctional Sergeant
  • Correctional Sergeant
  • Correctional Officer
  • Ciustody/Transportstion Officer

Degrees

  • Certificate Of Completion
  • Certificate Of Completion
  • Certificate Of Professional Achievement
  • Cert. Of Professional Achievemeny
  • Certificate Of Training
  • Certificate Of Professional Development
  • Correctional Peace Officer Standard Training
  • High School Diploma

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