customs and border protection officer resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

Hardworking CBPO experienced in challenging border protection work. Compassionate toward struggling individuals, firm in combatting illegal activity and unwavering in integrity. Fully versed in weapons and equipment common to field.

  • International border rules knowledge
  • Customs and immigration
  • Traffic checkpoints
  • Weapons handling
  • Contraband smuggling expertise
  • Illegal immigrant inspection
  • Public safety
  • Intelligence gathering
  • Government regulations
  • Law enforcement collaboration
  • Leadership
  • Problem resolution
  • Organizational skills
Education and Training
Holmes County High School Bonifay, FL Expected in 05/2004 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Washington Holmes Vocational School Chipley, FL, Expected in : Criminal Justice - GPA :
State Of Iowa - Customs and Border Protection Officer
Mount Ayr, IA, 06/2021 - Current
  • Prepared reports and other documents.
  • Prevented illegal trafficking of people, narcotics and contraband into country.
  • Served as federal law enforcement officer and verified compliance to laws when goods or people entered country.
  • Detected and prevented illegal entry and smuggling of aliens from entering country.
  • Analyzed and disseminated intelligence information.
  • Conducted inspections of individuals and conveyances through random vehicle inspections.
  • Prevented illegal entry, prohibiting goods and smuggling of illegal drugs and other contraband by conducting vehicle searches during traffic stops.
  • Communicated and gave verbal Spanish commands to Spanish-speaking illegal aliens and smugglers.
  • Reviewed and visas, passports and immigration applications to verify adherence to requirements.
State Of Iowa - Correctional Officer
New Hampton, IA, 02/2013 - 06/2021

While working at FCI Marianna i was BPT certified, experienced working high liability post, and also experienced working with PCU inmates. While working at FCI Marianna I have worked closely with our SIS (Special Investigative Services) department. I have gathered and passed on relevant information to be disseminated throughout the Bureau. I have acted on information that was gathered. I have worked as a communication monitor, monitoring phone calls and emails. I also have experience with video surveillance. I complete training annually for effective communication and also report writing skills in which I utilize regularly as a daily part of my job. I have also assisted my institution in program reviews where I have performed audits, and also expressed my ideas to better the institution. I also routinely carry a firearm while on outside patrol. I also complete Fire arms as well as defensive tactic training on a yearly basis.

  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with facility areas to support safe operations.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Processed inmate intake and re-assignment by completing paperwork, conducting searches and recording fingerprints.
Florida Department Of Corrections - Correctional Officer
City, STATE, 03/2009 - 02/2013

While working with the FDOC I was assigned to many positions. I was assigned as the Recreation officer , Transport officer, Control Room officer, and also Food Service officer. I was also assigned as the STG (security threat group) officer. As the STG officer I was tasked with collecting data, preparing reports, giving briefings, and dissemination information through out the Agency. I have coordinated with other team members as well as outside law enforcement agencies to pass along, verify and analyze information. I have generated reports to track the movement and activities of these gangs and gang members. I have given brief oral presentations to my supervisors and coworkers concerning the activities of gangs within my area. I have disseminated information throughout my department using charts, graphs, and databases. I have a working knowledge of the structure and interrelationship of Federal law enforcement and intelligence communities. I have assisted in investigations that involved multiple law enforcement agencies including Florida Department of Corrections, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, and the Holmes County Sherriff’s Department. I have utilized many different databases and monitoring systems including but not limited to camera systems, phone monitoring systems, email monitoring systems, NCIC, FCIC, CDC, and Sentry to gather information. I am a great communicator both verbal and written. I have been team leader on raids or searches of housing units. I have developed the plans for the searches acting on intelligence to and redirecting the team to other areas due to changing intelligence. On several occasions I had the opportunity to work with the FBI helping to interpret letters from gang members. I was also an acting member of the RRT (Rapid Response Team).The RRT is a specially equipped riot squad that utilized special tactics and weapons to restore order within institutions whenever inmates have taken over. The RRT is utilized by the department in many different capacities. My team was activated following an escape from the Jackson Correctional Institution Work Camp. My team and I were tasked with searching for the escapee. Following a multi agency man hunt by the Department of Corrections, Jackson County Sherriff's Department, Holmes County Sherriff's Department, Florida Highway Patrol, Florida FWC, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement the inmate was captured. I have also been apart of several mock scenarios where I was a direct liaison between my department and other outside Law enforcement agencies, in which we shared information and expressed ideas to effectively complete a task. I also carried and maintained a fire arm while on outside patrol.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Holmes County High School
  • Washington Holmes Vocational School

Job Titles Held:

  • Customs and Border Protection Officer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Correctional Officer


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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