Corrections Deputy Resume Example

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

Ethical Corrections Deputy with 12 years of experience handling inmates between ages of 18 and 90 in State and County correctional institution. Seasoned, resourceful Correctional Officer familiar with problem-solving and crisis-management techniques necessary to effectively navigate prison environment. Detailed supervision for day-to-day inmate interactions, including recreation, leisure and work-site activity. Safety-focused dedication with results-oriented planning and protocol establishment to maintain safety for all.

  • Defensive tactics experience
  • Honor and veracity
  • Ability to speak authoritatively
  • Leadership capability
  • Fit and healthy
  • Crisis management
  • Strategic planning and organization
  • Restraint techniques
  • File and record maintenance
  • State and federal laws knowledge
  • Non-violent intervention
  • First aid and CPR certified
  • Occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Inmate rights
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI)
  • Armory and key control
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Trained in defensive tactics
  • Courtroom practices familiarity
  • Behavioral disorders familiarity
  • Ethical standards of conduct
  • Mentorship
  • Observation
  • Product Knowledge
  • Negotiation
  • Safety
  • Criminal Justice
  • CCTV monitoring
  • Bilingual -fluent in English and Spanish
Education and Training
John Jay College Of Criminal Justice Gurabo, Puerto Rico, Expected in 06/1998 Associate of Science : Political Science - GPA :
Fernando Suria Chavez Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, Expected in 05/1997 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Certified GI- General Instructor], FDLE
  • Certified High liability Instructor
  • Certified DT- Divensive Tactics instructor, FDLE
  • Certified FTO Field Trainig Officer, FDLE
County Of Mendocino - Corrections Deputy
Various Locations Throughout The County, CA, 06/2019 - Current
  • Maintained security of institution and kept order for over 530 inmates between ages of 18 and 75.
  • Performed checks for contraband and screened visitors and incoming mail.
  • Periodically inspected facilities for unsanitary conditions and signs of security breaches.
  • Participated in rehabilitation of offenders by scheduling work assignments, educational opportunities, and counseling.
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Promoted rehabilitation of offenders and maintained safety of staff and residents.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
  • Promoted safety, order and functionality of correction facility.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of correction facility.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of correction facility.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
  • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Transported inmates to and from work sites with optimal security procedures.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
State Of Kentucky - Correctional Sergeant
Sandy Hook, KY, 05/2009 - 05/2019
  • Coordinated shakedowns to locate and remove unauthorized items.
  • Assigned and monitored training needs of subordinate staff members to close knowledge and performance gaps.
  • Supervised visitation and checked all visitors for proper identification and contraband.
  • Notified medical staff of inmates requiring medical attention and submitted proper incident reports.
  • Supervised and made cell assignments.
  • Managed 30 employees and supervised 1500 offenders in State prison facility.
  • Assigned daily tasks and responsibilities to employees and filled out daily work logs.
  • Monitored all disciplinary and medical lockups every 30 minutes.
  • Maintained order in building and on grounds of state prison.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
  • Kept team on track by assigning and supervising their activities and giving constructive feedback.
Vidant Health - Police Officer
Windsor, NC, 09/1997 - 05/2005
  • Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
  • Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Conducted covert, undercover investigations to uncover ongoing crimes and crimes in progress.
  • Investigated criminal and traffic offenses.
  • Eliminated process discrepancies and accurately investigated felony-level property and violent crimes while preparing, submitting and aiding district attorney prosecution cases.
  • Adhered to all safety protocols and properly handled all equipment, weapons and materials.
  • Liaised between legal staff and law enforcement agencies to foster efficient communication.
  • Communicated with subjects and witnesses to acquire and verify information relevant to roadway accident investigations.
  • Mitigated risk and accurately analyzed and evaluated criminal prosecutory information while processing crime scenes.
  • Contributed to criminal court cases and hearings by providing testimony under oath.
  • Conducted debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Executed search warrants, affidavits and other legal documents.
  • Conducted high-speed vehicle pursuits to apprehend criminal suspects.
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved integrity for court hearings.
  • Patrolled designated districts in patrol and on foot.
  • Cultivated working relationships with colleagues, executives and community members to build trust and communication.
  • Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on investigatory individuals.
  • Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
  • Responded quickly to dispatch and took appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
  • Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Assisted local and federal agencies in criminal investigations.
  • Took command decisions and developed frontline policies.
  • Diffused tense situations by remaining calm.
  • Interviewed, questioned and conducted undercover surveillance operations.
  • Prevented illegal entry, prohibiting goods and smuggling of illegal drugs and other contraband by conducting vehicle searches during traffic stops.
  • Responded to civil unrest, search and rescue operations.

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School Attended
  • John Jay College Of Criminal Justice
  • Fernando Suria Chavez
Job Titles Held:
  • Corrections Deputy
  • Correctional Sergeant
  • Police Officer
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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