deputy sheriff county sheriff resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Multi-faceted Sheriff with over 5 years of experience serving as a Deputy Sheriff in Colorado Springs, CO, offering extensive experience and strong qualifications in law enforcement and conflict resolution. Expertise in public relations, interviews and interrogations and crime detection and prevention. Ambitious and honest with a very flexible schedule.

  • Civil and criminal law expertise
  • Court testimony
  • Witness interviews
  • Subpoena Service
  • Serving Court Documents
  • Safety and Security
  • Public Disturbance Investigation
  • Emergency Management
  • Crime Investigation
  • Courthouse Security
  • Traffic Laws
  • Prevention of Criminal Activity
  • Public safety
  • Surveillance
  • Staff Management
  • Relationship building and management
  • Emergency Response
  • Crime Prevention
Work History
09/2016 to Current Deputy Sheriff, County Sheriff County Of Racine, Wisconsin | Racine, WI,
  • Perform duties of supervising Inmates assigned to various wards in CJC.
  • Monitor movement of inmates in and out of the wards and inmate activities.
  • I am responsible for providing safety and security of inmates and Staff.
  • When necessary I complete criminal and in house charges.
  • Served court documents and completed civil process duties for [Number] cases over [Timeframe].
  • Assessed and analyzed data to clarify course of criminal prosecution.
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
  • Investigated incidents and crimes, including evidence collection and witness statements.
  • Observed jail and inmate activity to maintain order and safety of [Number] inmates and guards.
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues.
  • Researched and analyzed crime statistics to maintain awareness and knowledge.
  • Gathered information and evidence to assist in solving crimes.
  • Interviewed criminal targets and witnesses to uncover facts for verification and authentication.
  • Organized criminal documents such as logs, records, reports and agendas to streamline processing and improve traceability.
07/2013 to 09/2016 Corrections Officer Colorado Department Of Corrections | City, STATE,
  • Supervision of inmates within assigned to the facility.
  • As a security officer I was in charge of monitoring movement from living units to different areas within the facility.
  • I was responsible for responding to emergencies in the facility and ensuring the safety of the Inmates and staff.
  • Preformed duties As an armed transport officer I was responsible for ensuring that inmates got to outside appointments safely, ensured the safety of the public, other officers and the inmate while I was out of the facility.
  • I also ensured that property was maintained for inmates who were coming and going from the facility.
  • I was also part of the tracking team for the Facility.
  • I was trained and proficient in being able to track a person and how to work as a team to locate a person who was on the run or was lost in the wilderness.
  • Oversaw and maintained custody of 960 inmates in maximum security.
  • Arranged daily schedules for prisoners, including library visits, work assignments, family visits and counseling appointments.
  • Maintained safety and security of staff and public by applying defensive techniques and physical restraints.
  • Drove passenger vehicles and trucks to transport inmates to other institutions, courtrooms, hospitals and work sites.
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Reduced escape attempts, crimes and other hazardous activity through close observation and situational awareness.
  • Routinely counted inmates and in response to potential security breaches.
  • Received and processed inmates into custody of institution by searching prisoners and taking charge of personal property.
  • Enforced regulatory compliance while managing visual inspections, work crew accountability, illegal substance checks, alcohol sensor testing and gate-locking procedures.
  • Monitored radio transmissions between staff to respond immediately to directions and emergencies.
  • Authored incident reports for management on violations and discrepancies.
  • Conducted pat downs and strip searches of inmates and visitors to prevent contraband from entering facility.
  • Inspected condition of locks, window bars, doors and gates to prevent prisoner escapes.
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
  • Completed intake paperwork, fingerprints and searches.
04/2009 to 04/2013 Infantry United States Army | City, STATE,
  • Led fire team during infantry dismounted battle drills and situational training exercises.
  • Constructed and camouflaged infantry positions and equipment to prevent detection.
  • Patrolled designated coverage areas and evaluated terrain for defensive use.
  • Performed as fire team member during situational training exercises and all infantry dismounted battle drills.
  • Directed logistical training procedures in accordance with military regulations.
  • Maintained 100% accountability of all assigned equipment worth more than $20,000
  • Responded to emergencies with speed, efficiency and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Researched targets developed by various modes of intelligence to determine relevance to mission objectives and usefulness in field operations.
  • Trained in use of tear gas, passive ordnance and explosives.
  • Taught personnel to mitigate environmental hazards and properly use personal protective equipment such as chem gear for battle scenarios.
  • Kept up-to-date on mission objectives by researching intelligence targets to understand significance in geopolitical context.
  • Led basic reconnaissance operations and reported enemy movements to commanding officers.
Expected in 05/2006 High School Diploma | Fossil Ridge High School, Fort Collins, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Fossil Ridge High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Deputy Sheriff, County Sheriff
  • Corrections Officer
  • Infantry


  • High School Diploma

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