Highly-motivated intelligence specialist with 21 years experience in the criminal justice system, including the gathering, analysis and dissemination of information. Criminal justice professional well-educated on state laws, court procedures and underlying social issues that contribute to crime and recidivism. Excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills. Provide training and support in monitoring and identifying threats to security and public safety. Coordinate with other stakeholder enhances crime prevention not only in the Commonwealth of Virginia but other states as well.
Criminal law knowledge
Strong work ethic
Interview and Interrogation Training
Strong decision maker
Crisis intervention techniques
Correctional facility procedures knowledge
Ethical and honest
to Current Virginia Department of Corrections – VA Currently, my duties include providing
support to administrators, intelligence and gang specialists in VADOC on
monitoring and identifying gang related issues or threats to security and
public safety. Working with other stakeholder, on the identification and preventions
of threats and criminal enterprises is also a top priority. This task includes reporting
needs of gang information as required by Virginia State Code and DOC operating procedures.
Sharing this knowledge through training and dissemination of intelligence
gathered by specialists within the region aids in identifying trends and
criminal networks. Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as a witness under oath in court. Assisted in special investigations and crime prevention programs.
to 10/2015 Virginia Department of Corrections – VA Advise gang specialists and administrators on statewide gang and security threat group related issues, procedures, laws and policies. Assist gang specialists with complying withACAstandards as it regards to training and reporting on terrorism. Develop policies governing gang and security threat group management within the department. Collect, evaluate and analyze intelligence. Produce intelligence products such bulletins and link analysis charts for dissemination. Provide statistical reports as needed.Use photographs, publications,PSIreports, open source and other related materials in order to identify gangs, members and new trends. Administrator ofCORISgang module and Gangnet multi-state database. Investigate gang related incidents and criminal activities within the department in conjunction with the Special Investigations Unit and other agencies. Work closely with jails and probation offices on identification and reporting needs required by Virginia State Code andDOCoperating procedures. Provide and develop training for staff and other law enforcement agencies on gangs andCORIS. Promote a healing environment among the gang unit, gang specialists and offenders by utilizing evidence based practices. Served as the liaison for the Department of Corrections and the Virginia State Police Fusion Center. Have provided testimony as a sworn expert witness in gang related cases.
Emergency Coordinator DispatcherLongwood University – Farmville,
VA Operates multi-channel radio system. Receives and transmits all information promptly, accurately and in a professional manner. Answers emergency and non-emergency multi-line computerized telephone system. Enters and retrieves information through Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) terminal. Responds to inquiries and complaints and secures emergency assistance.Makes entries, inquiries and retrieves information through the Virginia Criminal information Network (VCIN), National Criminal Information Network (NCIN) and the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS) to be disseminated by radio and telephone. Files messages properly and maintains the criminal history dissemination logbook. Fingerprinting using Live Scan.
to 08/2008 Nottoway Correctional Center – Burkeville,
VA Regularly interviewed gang members and offenders upon intake. Conducted investigations pertaining to PREA, drugs, other contraband, assaults and incidents. Monitored offender activity through Global-Tel Link and correspondence. Coordinated drug testing for offenders. Conducted criminal history background checks on visitors through VCIN. Worked closely with K-9 officers and Special Investigations Unit on drug interdictions. Provided training to in-service and strike force members on gang identification. Coordinated housing unit assignments for offenders.
to 08/2007 Lunenburg Correctional Center – VA Tasks included drug testing onSYVAViva, Jr. (gas chromatography/mass spectrometry), validation of gang member. Investigated all offender related matters. Evaluated new intakes and documented photographs. Also served as alternate hearings officer and acting food service supervisor. Served as member of the Institutional Strike Force. Performed any other task as assigned.
to 10/2005 Nottoway Work Center – Burkeville,
VA Acted as relief OIC(Officer in Charge), task included tabulating counts, organizing inmate work assignments, created daily duty rosters for officers. Supervised offender on work gangs in the community.
to 04/2004 Lunenburg Correctional Center – VA Tasks included drug testing onSYVAViva, Jr. (gas chromatography/mass spectrometry), validation of gang member. Investigated all offender related matters. Evaluated new intakes and documented photographs. Also served as alternate hearings officer and acting food service supervisor. Served as member of the Institutional Strike Force. Performed any other task as assigned.
to 01/1995 Russell Enterprises – Farmville,
VA Oversee operations and guide entry-level employees through daily responsibilities. Conduct initial and exit interviews, employee evaluations, train newly hired associates, place supplies orders, and ensure customer satisfaction.Processing payroll, updating timesheets, demonstrating protocol, tracking supply and shipment orders, and communicating with the company regional offices.
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice Adminstration2016University of Phoenix-
Coursework in Law Enforcement, Correctional Administration and Information Security Systems
Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology coursework
None: Computer ProgrammingStrayer University-
None: Office AdministrationNorfolk State University-
Department of Criminal Justice (DCJS) General Instructor
VCIN Certified A and B Level
Fusion Center Liaison Officer
Nationwide SAR Initiative Line Officer
Community Services Board Crisis Intervention Team
Effective Communication and Motivational Strategies Subject Matter Specialist
COBOL& Computer Programming
Unix Operating Systems
Introduction to Evidence Based Practices
Thinking for a Change
Current DCJSGeneral Instructor
VCINCertification A/B level
U.S Department of JusticeFBIBasic Cryptology
NW3C/ Homeland Security Foundations of Intelligence Analysis
Advanced Criminal Intelligence Analysis to Prevent Terrorism-Michigan State/FEMA/Homeland Security
FEMA/Homeland Security Intelligence Writing and Briefing
Sustaining the Intel Capacity
Community Services Board Crisis Intervention
Effective Communication and Motivational Strategies Subject Matter
Law Enforcement Intel Toolbox
Advanced Intel Analysis to Prevent Terrorism
Criminal Intel Sharing: Protecting Privacy, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Fusion Center Liaison Officer Training Program
Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Criminal Street Gangs Investigations
NationwideSAR Initiative Line Officer Training
Joint Military Intelligence Counter Threat Finance Course, i2 Analyst\'s Notebook