Entry-level position utilizing my education and training in criminal justice.
Strong work ethic
Excellent team player and community builder
Personable and approachable
Foreign language skills proficient in reading Spanish and ASL.
MS Windows proficient
Immigration Services Officer, 09/2015
to Current Department of Homeland/USCIS – Arlington,
Adjudicating cases, conducting security checks and responding to customer inquires.
Research, interpret and analyze sections of the law and regulations to determine the correct adjudicative decision.
Grant or deny applications and petitions for immigration benefits based on electronic or paper applications/petitions.
Process immigration applications and petitions using multiple electronic systems to verify information.
Assisting federal agencies in identifying individuals who pose a threat to national/public security.
Assisting the training department by training new and current employees form I-90.
Serving as a mentor for both forms I-90 and I-130 to new and current USCIS employees.
Lead Transportation Security Officer, 03/2013
to 09/2015 Department of Homeland/TSA – Trenton,
Operating screening equipment to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.
Performing searches, to include hand-wand and pat-down searches.
Controlling terminal entry and exit points.
Open and close the TSA Checkpoint; perform daily test on operation equipment; respond to checkpoint and baggage alarms as well as passengers complaints.
Act as the Supervisor when designated to do so; supervise the officers on the floor; assisting Law Enforcement Officers with inquires pertaining to investigations.
Writing various types of communications, reports, and documents that are germane to the work performed.
Received training as a Safety Officer and interacted with Collateral Duty Officer to carry out strategic duties in case of an emergency.
Responsible for training and mentoring of new hires in checkpoint and checked baggage procedures.
Support Specialist, 09/2013
to 06/2015 Alternatives – North Brunswick,
Surveillance Investigator, 11/2012
to 07/2013 NWI Investigator Group Inc – Manhattan,
Investigator Conduct surveillance, both fixed and mobile.
Interview individuals in order to obtain information or facts pertaining to the case or claim.
Obtain video evidence, written statements and documentation of subjects.
Record findings in investigative reports and testify in court to the obtained investigative evidence.
Site Supervisor, 06/2010
to 11/2013 Allied Barton Security Service – Manhattan,
Patrolled the perimeter of the high rise building and monitored the CCTV.
Responded to employee complaints.
Made executive decisions about access control
Created security officer weekly schedules; enforcing policies and procedures; and conducting new officer training.
to 06/2009 The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Department – Orangeburg,
Responsible for accompanying Lieutenant to crime scene; collect physical and forensic evidence; labeling evidence; processed evidence; video recreation of the crime scene and foot castings.
Also assisted the Lieutenant in the questioning of potential suspects as well as witnesses.
Other duties include office work; answering phones and taking messages for the investigators.
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice,
May 2009 South Carolina State University - Orangeburg,
Member of National Association of
Blacks in Criminal Justice Club
Alpha Phi Sigma National
Criminal Justice Honor Society
Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society
Key International Honor Society
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc.
Coursework in Law Enforcement
Coursework in Criminology and Criminal Justice
A recipient of one of
the Presidential Scholar Award for the demonstration of academic excellence.
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice; Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society; Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society; Golden Key International Honor Society; Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc.
A recipient of one of the Presidential Scholar Award for the demonstration of academic excellence.