detention corporal resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Dependable Detention Corporal accomplished in enforcing institution rules and supervising the daily activities over a housing unit of inmates. Adept at thoroughly inspecting the premises for contraband and unsanitary conditions, performing specimen collections and processing inmates. Communicative and just with sound knowledge of inmates' rights.

  • I have knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of modern inmate care, and control, and related state, federal, and department laws, rules, regulations, standards, and policies governing the operation of detention facilities.
  • I have knowledge of local, state, and federal laws governing the criminal justice system.
  • I have knowledge of crowd control defense and restraint tactics and communication procedures.
  • I have knowledge of behavior patterns, legal rights, discipline protocols, and grievance of inmates.
  • I have knowledge of leadership and supervisory principles, practices, and techniques.
  • I have knowledge of how to search for and recognize contraband and weapons.
  • I have knowledge of first-aid.
  • CPR certified.
  • Skill in the application of supervisory techniques.
  • Skill and interviewing and interrogation methods and techniques
  • I have the ability and willingness to supervise the work of others
  • I have the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with diverse populations.
  • I have the ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed action, and implement recommendations in support of goals.
  • I have the ability to work in a hostile environment of inmates and their visitors without reacting in a negative manner and project a professional image at all times.
  • I have the ability to handle multiple tasks and smoothly and rapidly shift between the dissimilar tasks.
04/2007 to Current
Detention Corporal Waste Management Fort Myers Beach, FL,
  • I supervise the work of assigned staff by scheduling, assigning, and reviewing work assignments, providing training and counseling, and assist in evaluating performance.
  • I oversee staff, inmates, and visitors of designated detention facility sections to ensure a safe and secure environment.
  • I oversee and/or conduct frequent security checks for evidence of unauthorized activities and infractions of rules, respond to situations, and document accordingly.
  • Instruct personnel on relative security measures, policy, rules, and regulations concerning the care, custody and control of persons to include, maintaining security of the facility, and escorting offenders within and/or outside the secure confines of the jail.
  • I hear inmate grievances, initiate actions according to the complaints, and counsel inmates regarding personal problems.
  • I serve as an investigator and/or on scene commander of incidents involving inmate violations of rules and regulations.
  • Document incidents including property damage, personal injury, and use of force.
  • Review and edit incident reports to endure accuracy.
  • I supervise fire drills and training.
  • I make recommendations concerning employee promotions and disciplinary actions.
  • I review and update employee payroll to endure accurate time accounting.
  • I make daily observations of employee performance and document as appropriate to aid the performance evaluation process.
  • I ensure employees comply with established policy and procedures.
  • I relieve officers at other posts as necessary.
  • I assume the duties and act on behalf of a sergeant as required.
09/2004 to 04/2007
Sorter United Parcel Services, UPS City, STATE,
  • Sorted pallets, boxes or other material by hand to maintain order.
  • Sorted incoming shipments and separated packages by size, type and destination within warehouse.
  • Cleaned conveyor and surrounded sorting line to maintain work area.
  • Inspected materials and sorted items into piles or in containers according to type, size, condition, coloring or grade.
  • Transported picked products to packing area and verified proper packaging, sealing and labeling.
09/1999 to 09/2004
Military Police Officer United States Army City, STATE,
  • Enforced military laws and regulations.
  • Patrolled specific areas on foot and on motorized conveyance to respond promptly to calls for assistance.
  • Managed law enforcement, criminal investigations, safety protocols and civil disturbances.
  • Completed regular patrols of assigned areas within operations areas.
  • Diffused hostile situations with effective negotiation techniques.
  • Monitored and authorized access to restricted areas by employees and visitors to guard against theft and incursion.
  • Provided 24-hour armed internal security for multiple events by monitoring security equipment and operational logbooks to control building access.
  • Transported dignitaries, government officials and criminals between stipulated locations.
06/1997 to 10/1999
Stoker Winn Dixie Supermarket City, STATE,
  • I assisted in receiving and packing products to stock shelves, ensuring that prices were marked on each item and arranging store displays based on current sales promotions.
  • I also assisted in helping keep storage areas clean and secure and ensured that all products were well presented.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/1999 to to
High School Diploma:
Armwood High School - Seffner, FL
Expected in to to
: Criminal Justice
Hillsborough Community College - Tampa, FL

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School Attended

  • Armwood High School
  • Hillsborough Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Detention Corporal
  • Sorter
  • Military Police Officer
  • Stoker


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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