detention officer 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: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Reliable Detention Officer skilled handling and managing activities of [40-50] offenders in assigned cell block. Sound knowledge of constitutional rights and ethical standards of conduct. Experience detaining and processing inmates, preparing and serving meals to inmates and monitoring overall facility security.

Self-motivated and energetic Car Salesman with strong sales background and effective relationship building and client retention skills strategically negotiates, closes deals and increases sales. Leverages social media and internet marketing with consistent networking and follow-up to meet aggressive sales quotas while maintaining integrity and providing exceptional customer service. Demonstrates natural sense of urgency and passion for cars and trucks while juggling many initiatives to achieve sales objectives in fast-paced competitive environment.

Seasoned E7[Military Police] offering 20 years of service in United States [Army]. Intelligent, insightful and well-organized with excellent decision-making abilities and sound judgment. Ready to take on challenging, growth-oriented position dedicated to Law enforcement.

  • Contraband Searching
  • Inmate Transport
  • Facility Inspections
  • Disciplinary Actions
  • Security Checks
  • Firearms Training
  • Public Safety
  • Recreational Activities
  • Head Counts
  • Suicide prevention training
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Crisis intervention training
  • Juvenile corrections procedures knowledge
  • Human relations
  • Weapons training
  • Energy and Physical Stamina
  • Merchandising and Display
  • Locating Merchandise
  • Store Policies and Procedures
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Sales and Promotions
  • Payment Processing
  • Meeting Sales Goals
  • Product Demonstrations
  • Brand Promotion
Work History
09/2010 to 05/2021
Detention Officer Forsyth County, North Carolina Winston Salem, NC,
  • Inspected jail conditions and took action to rectify problems in order to meet state and federal regulations for health and safety.
  • Took custody of prisoners from arresting officers to begin processing into detention facility.
  • Regularly conducted security and sanitation checks.
  • Wrote daily reports and maintained logs of inmate activities and behaviors.
  • Processed prisoners through appropriate identification and documentation processes as part of facility booking procedures.
  • Facilitated video arraignment processes as part of judicial process.
  • Verified identification using specialized databases and methods such as fingerprinting.
  • Attended to feeding, housing and physical well-being of inmates.
  • Processed inmates by taking photographs and fingerprints.
  • Supervised and controlled behavior of [40] inmates.
05/2003 to 08/2010
Car Salesman The Custom Companies, Inc. Santa Fe Springs, CA,
  • Qualified buyers by matching requirements and interests to various car or truck models and discussing finance options.
  • Negotiated purchase prices and explained sales, warranty and optional products.
  • Drove team revenue totals by bringing in top sales numbers.
  • Closed sales by overcoming objections, asking for sales, negotiating price and completing purchase contracts,
  • Greeted customers on lot and in showroom to answer questions about brand and available inventory.
  • Completed registration paperwork and sales documentation.
  • Maintained compliance with all service, quality, and regulatory standards.
  • Followed-up on warm Internet leads and responded to customer questions about vehicle availability, price and options while fielding inquiries from various marketing websites.
  • Tracked down hard-to-find merchandise at diverse locations.
08/2000 to 05/2003
Truck Driver Recruiter MTA Schools City, STATE,
  • Planned and launched large-scale events that boosted employee participation by [100]%.
  • Assisted senior management with making key decisions by developing and submitting performance and compensation reports with status updates and improvement recommendations.
  • Planned, monitored and appraised employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees.
  • Administered benefits programs, analyzed compensation and other competitive data and prepared budgets.
  • Implemented process improvements to automate office operations, including record tracking and files].
  • Acted as staff member advocate, encouraging and supporting (truck drivers]s to identify and resolve conflicts.
  • Pre-screened resumes prior to sending to corporate hiring managers for consideration.
  • Improved organizational filing systems for confidential employee records, resulting in improved accessibility and efficiency.
08/1980 to 08/2000
Military Police Officer US Army City, STATE,
  • Supervised 24-hour police operation, including law enforcement, force prevention and protection, criminal investigations, logistics, civil disturbances, contraband identification and health and safety protocols.
  • Manned base entry points to provide 24/7 force protection, reviewing identifications, searching vehicles and verifying deliveries prior to entrance to secure areas.
  • Oversaw [54] staff members, boosted productivity and eliminated workflow downtime.
  • Gathered evidence, processed crime scenes and questioned witnesses and suspects.
  • Spearheaded patrol operations and led security forces teams to support battlefield operations.
  • Provided flight line security patrols to protect against incursion from unauthorized personnel and maintain security of highly valuable aircraft with classified components and design elements.
  • Authored daily activity, incident and irregularity reports, including equipment and property damage, theft and presence of unauthorized persons or unusual occurrences.
  • Monitored gate activities, controlled traffic and responded to emergencies on base.
  • Documented and processed classified materials for [95th Military Police Battalion ] unit.
Expected in 05/1980 to to
High School Diploma:
New Mexico State University - Las Cruces, NM
Native or Bilingual
Native or Bilingual

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School Attended

  • New Mexico State University

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  • Detention Officer
  • Car Salesman
  • Truck Driver Recruiter
  • Military Police Officer


  • High School Diploma

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