Juvenile Intake/ Probation Officer equipped with a strong moral code and excellent crisis management techniques. Focused on safety in all interactions with inmates and staff, successful at adapting management styles to suit varying personality types. Effectively establishes positive rapport to help and mentor youth.
Completed extensive crisis prevention and intervention training programs.
Intake officer: Conducted assessment of juvenile delinquents to determine if they were in need of assistance or disciplinary measures or if they were a danger to themselves or others, taking into account juveniles criminal histories, mental health and or their family situation. Offenders were brought to detention by law enforcement for drugs and alcohol use, destructive behavior, misdemeanor and felonies.As an intake officer I reviewed minors histories and actions and recommended detention or release with treatment options. Also assisted law enforcement with admissions, processing and the release of juvenile offenders. Provided initial security and protection to detainees and facility, by performing hand-wand plus pat-down searches. Intake deals with judges, lawyers and the public in a professional manner representing the department also deals with parents informing them of issues related to court, inquiries and detention.
Officer charged with collecting information for the probation department and the juvenile court. Attended court procedures to secure pertinent documentation regarding juveniles background, dispositions and adjudications etc. I was a liaison between the juvenile court, state attorney and juvenile department. Provided translation services for the court when needed and conducted security by provided physical transportation of detainees to and from court and at times to different facilities.
Detention officer/ group worker who provided security and protection to juvenile offenders during the graveyard shift. Conducted assessments of detainees and their records while in detention. Responsible for initial intake into the facility, performed room and body searches including hand-wand and pat-down upon their arrival and prior to their placement in detention, conducted nightly reports of behavior, actions and activities.
Detention/ corrections officer who worked with juvenile delinquents charged with crimes as well as those already incarcerated. Provided security to the facility and inmates by maintaining order and providing safety in a high stressful environment. Officer observed, recorded and reported health concerns to medical staff, followed medical instructions and dispensed medications. Made recommendations for continued detention or release based on progress reports and inmate records.
Attended fly school at American fliers and Aviator flight school. Obtained private, single engine license.
Law Enforcement and Justice Administration coursework
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