To obtain a supervisory position with the Department of Corrections, with responsibility for the operation and administration of a field unit that will benefit from my communication, leadership and organizational skill set.
Performance tracking and evaluation
Exceptional time management skills
Strong public speaker
Corrections Field Supervisor January 2007 to Current
Supervise and manage an office consisting of 13 staff members: 10 agents, one PS Supervisor, two clerical staff and roughly 800-1000 offenders Responsible for analysis, development and implementation of a variety of Division and Department policies, procedures, and initiatives Functional investigative and problem solving skills Strong knowledge of criminal justice system and processes Administrative procedures including fiscal management techniques, program planning, personnel management, and program evaluation Effective public relations techniques including ability to address concerns of the community, media, political leaders and other stakeholders Strong written and oral communication skills Facilitate trainings within unit Committee Work.
January 2003 to Current
Presentence Investigator January 2001 to January 2003Allegheny County, Court of Common Pleas － Pittsburgh, PA
Conducted approximately 7-11 extremely detailed investigations per month in an accurate and timely manner.
Participated in the mentoring program of new investigators.
Handled high profile cases, including cases that made national news.
Probation/Parole Officer January 1999 to January 2001Missouri Board of Probation and Parole － St. Louis, MO
Supervised specialized caseload of offenders within federal Weed and Seed neighborhoods.
Supervised weekend community service projects for offenders within these neighborhoods.
Participated in the mentoring program for new employees.
January 1997 to January 1999Wisconsin Department of Corrections － Portage, WI
Interstate Compact Specialist Sex Offender Policy & Procedure Specialist
Internal Employee Investigator Parole Agent
Prison Rape Elimination Act Investigator Hiring Questions for New Agents workgroup Trauma Informed Care workgroup Compas Ambassador Workgroup Magistrate Training Coordinator Sex Offenders and Evidence Based Practice Workgroup Mentoring for New Supervisors Sex Offender Core Team for Columbia County Columbia County Police Association Member Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Advisory Committee - Madison College OWI Treatment Court Advisory Committee Affordable Care Act Implementation Committee Probation/ - Division of Community Corrections Protect the community by holding offenders accountable for their behavior Complete comprehensive reports in a timely fashion, including SBN plans, Presentence Investigations and Revocation Summaries.
Investigate all violations and allegations in a timely fashion, and dispose of said violations in a manner that best protects the public and aids in rehabilitation of the offender.
Bachelor of Arts Degree : Criminal Justice Corrections, 1997University of Wisconsin － Oshkosh, WIGPA: GPA: 3.49 GPA: 3.5 Dean's List: Fall 1996
*Honor Roll: Fall 1995, Spring 1997Criminal Justice Corrections GPA: 3.49 GPA: 3.5 Dean's List: Fall 1996
*Honor Roll: Fall 1995, Spring 1997 Dept. of Corrections training: Prison Rape Elimination Act Investigation, Affordable Care Act, Presentence Investigation, Interstate Compact, Evidence Based Practices, Motivational Interviewing, Principles of Subject Control (annually), Offender Management, Emergency Management, Managing Offenders with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues, numerous Sex Offender trainings and conferences, Magistrate Training (attended and facilitated), Stopping Negativity in the Workplace, Advanced Labor Management, Internal Investigation Training, Supervisory Development, Incident Command Systems, Substance Abusers, Interviewing victims through Trauma Informed Care, Training for Trainers, Office and Records Management, HPPA and Confidentiality Law
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