Forensic Security Assistant resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Security-focused and diligent FSA skilled at protecting personnel and premises. Responds and acts appropriately to situational assessments, including criminal acts and fire and medical emergencies remaining alert, attentive and vigilant at all times. Anticipates trouble and takes steps to intervene and diffuse using keen eye for detail.

  • Skills Profile:
  • Omni, Windows 7, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint Outlook, data entry/accuracy
  • Detail-oriented/organized, record/file maintenance, trustworthy, dependable, team collaboratior, minimum supervision required, excellent written and verbal communication
  • Creative problem solving, works well with diverse groups, training and development
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Emergency Response
  • Security operations experience
  • Superb surveillance skills
  • Safety and security
  • Legible report writing
  • De-escalation techniques
Work History
Forensic Security Assistant, 01/2020 - Current
Allied Universal Security Reading, PA,
  • Attempt to de-escalate situations using therapeutic intervention Isolate patients in critical situations
  • Assists in the training of new employees
  • Gather information, identify and implement resolution, planned follow-up and logged and filed incident report to successfully manage complaints.
  • Update shift logs and produced daily reports to document security activities and specific incidents.
  • Work independently and collaboratively to resolve urgent issues to protect lives and property.
  • Participate in team-building activities to enhance working relationships.
  • Participates as a member of a unit treatment team in implementing patients individualized treatment programs.
  • Oversees and participates in recreational activities with patients in a therapeutic manner.
  • Observes patients activities to detect unusual or prohibited behavior, which might be a threat to the safety of patients, employees, visitors, or the security of the facility.
  • Attempts to modify patients attitude and behavior through therapeutic interpersonal one-on-one or group interaction.
  • Assists medical staff in the administration of prescribed medication, and assists with medical emergencies and performs CPR and first aid as needed.
  • Observes and monitors patients reactions to medication and/or while in seclusion or physical restraints. Records information and notifies supervisor of patients activities as appropriate.
  • Observes critical incidents such as assaults on patients, employees, or visitors, and other situations threatening to the security of the facility, and prepares written reports.
  • Enforces rules and regulations to maintain order, prevent escapes, and protect patients, employees, visitors, and the facility.
  • Responds to disturbances by defusing the situation and/or isolating instigators using a prescribed therapeutic manner.
  • Conducts patient counts several times during the shift and transmits the information as required.
  • Conducts thorough searches of patients , patients property, and facility grounds for prohibited items such as weapons, drugs, and other contraband.
  • Searches the grounds for escaped patients and may assist local law enforcement agencies.
  • Performs direct care tasks in overseeing or assisting patients with personal hygiene activities of daily living as needed.
  • Observes patients and prepares and maintains daily written records related to the work. Follows infection control guidelines in caring for patients.
  • Transports patients to various locations outside the facility such as to courts, medical centers, or other
Corrections Officer, Security, 11/2010 - 04/2019
Michigan Department Of Corrections City, STATE,
  • Supervised and prepared written records and reports for over 2,000 offenders.
  • Supervised and transported prisoners to various locations outside the correctional facility.
  • Responded to critical incidents such as assaults on employees, prisoners or detainees, prisoner disturbances or other situations threatening to the security of the facility.
  • Worked with Resident Unit Managers and Supervisors to determine prisoner security classifications, parole eligibility, disciplinary proceedings, and prisoner counseling.
  • Trained Correctional Officers assigned as on-the-job trainees.
  • Provided daily counsel to convicted felons and evaluated their behaviors to determine progress made through treatment programs.
  • Maintained prison housing unit according to policies and procedure's.
  • Sanctioned regulatory compliance while managing visual inspections, work crew accountability, illegal substance checks and cell assessments.
  • Supervised inmates during all activities and transfers to monitor compliance and implement corrective actions.
  • Inspected suspicious activities and monitored premises for criminal acts and rule infractions.
  • Maintained safety and security of staff and public by applying defensive techniques and physical restraints.
  • Acted quickly during emergency situations to reduce opportunity for damage and injury.
  • Reduced escape attempts, crimes and other hazardous activity through close observation and situational awareness.
  • Routinely counted inmates in response to potential security breaches.
  • Checked and verified photo identification prior to granting facility access.
  • Conducted pat downs and strip searches of inmates and visitors to prevent contraband from entering facility.
  • Strengthened emergency response protocols by conducting emergency scenarios and quarterly self-defense drills and assessing results.
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
Security Professional, 09/2008 - 11/2010
Pontiac Academy For Excellence City, STATE,
  • Investigated questionable activity, monitored campus access, and made recommendations to administration concerning appropriate strategy to ensure a secure and safe environment.
  • Worked closely with law enforcement to solve and prosecute crimes commenced on school property.
  • Took appropriate action against violators of rule infractions, state statues of federal law.
  • Responsible for building a positive rapport and providing an exceptional customer service experience to our members.
  • Investigated network breaches and patched flaws; preventing future infiltration.
  • Gathered information, identified and implemented resolution, planned follow-up and logged and filed incident report to successfully manage complaints.
  • Greeted guests professionally and courteously to cultivate welcoming atmosphere while making safety top priority.
  • Drafted reports of property damage, theft, accidents and unusual occurrences to document daily activities and irregularities.
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 08/2012
Wayne State University - Detroit, MI

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  • Wayne State University

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  • Forensic Security Assistant
  • Corrections Officer, Security
  • Security Professional


  • Bachelor of Science

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