Management Professional Master Business Administration with emphasis on Public Administration Professional Summary: An action driven servant leader who has extensive expertise in community policing strategies, community oriented government, team building, and programs. Background encompasses the ability to analyze a variety of technical and administrative problems and to make appropriate recommendations for solutions. Proven ability to represent an organization in public speaking engagements, make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to city council, management, public groups, and/or boards of directors while handling highly confidential and sensitive information with great discretion and keen judgment. A self-directed motivational team leader with the ability to consistently achieve objectives. Demonstrated Ability:
Ability to communicate a vision effectively and motivate others to commit
Ability to make challenging decisions and give direction that result in efficient operation and accomplishment of goals.
Ability to plan, co-ordinate, and implement multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to think strategically
Ability to maintain high level of integrity, honesty, and professional ethics, with the ability to instill those values in others
Law Enforcement Management
Meetings group Facilitation
21st Century Policing
Problem Solving Principles and Methods
Written and verbal communication
to 08/1999 Shelby Police Department – Shelby,
Prepare or initiate investigations that will led to Interview family members, supervisors, community leaders, various officials in different departments and agencies.
Prepare reports for District Attorney's office consisting of but not limited to, drug and money seizures, surveillance, case notes, and criminal history.
Coordinated responses with local drug task forces and state and federal agents to take down large numbers of individuals at once.
Planned high-risk raids on homes and businesses identified as being involved in criminal enterprises.
Interviewed witnesses and interrogated suspects to obtain additional information about criminal activities.
Worked undercover operations as buyer or dealer to uncover criminal activities and gather evidence for cases.
Community Team Police Officer04/1997
to 06/1998 Shelby Police Department – Shelby,
Work directly with communities (specifically high crime neighborhoods) to eliminate social problems.
Assist and initiate development of community programs /enhance community betterment and functioning.
Established and maintained effective working relationships with city staff leaders, outside organizations and general public to provide optimal service and protection.
Completed detailed reports and required paperwork related to serving warrants, investigating criminal activity and force deployments.
Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
Community Policing Programs Coordinator/Liaison12/2008
to Current Raleigh Police Department – Raleigh,
Served in Senior Management Level Position responsible for the overall research, review and evaluation of community policing programs, strategies, initiatives, procedures, and operations.
Advises and assists the Chief of Police in creating a fully integrated, problem solving police department.
Assist the Chief of Police in providing oversight for major studies and interagency projects.
Serve as part of the Police Department's senior management team on assignments including areas of program or operational responsibility.
Serve as liaison for the Chief for various meetings, panel discussion and conferences.
Review and analyzes Community Police Programs and operations, prepares recommendations to improve overall efficiency and effectiveness.
Study, research, and gather benchmark strategies that help develop the Raleigh Police.
Spoke with community organizations to boost outreach and highlight programs successes.
Referred clients to appropriate team members, community agencies and organizations to meet treatment needs.
No Degree: Executive ManagementNorth Carolina State University-
No Degree: Executive ManagementUNC Chapel Hill School of Government-
Master Business Administration Gardner Webb University: Business Administration And Management2004Gardner-Webb University-
Bachelors of Arts: History1989Johnson C Smith University-
Department Community Policing Initiative.
Meet with various organizations and community leaders, city officials and departmentmanagers to discuss and implement long term sustainable goals.
Prepare written reports for the City Manager and Police Chief regarding programs relative tocommunity initiatives and partnerships.
Facilitate Community meetings to gather information that direct strategies and resources.
Formulate and implement team approach to community initiatives.
Develop initiatives and strategies that relate to community issues that help improve the qualityof lifeAchievements/Projects:.
Growth of Community Policing Program, increased from two officers to 41 officers.
Piloted initial programin one district, and currently operates in 6 Police Districts.
Southeast District Community Oriented Government Coordinator.
Formed a Community OrientedGovernment Team comprised of various city departments and citizens for various high crimeneighborhoods to increase partnerships to better meet the demands of the citizens and community.
Reduced youth crime and gang violence.
Improved city and community partnerships and collaborations.
Instrumental in developing RPD summer youth programs to better foster relationships between lawenforcement and citizens.
Helped initialize the RPD mentor program and developmental baseball league.
Police Sergeant, 1996-2008Shelby, NCServed 12 years as a law enforcement officer eight as a Sergeant, four in various departments; duringmy tenure as a Sergeant obtained my Masters in Business Administration; I also completed severalextensive leadership/executive programs.
Schedule, assign, and evaluate the work of subordinates; ensure compliance with departmentpolicies, procedures, rules, and regulations;.
Review officer reports and work methods; evaluate case handling and results to ensure methodsand procedures comply with standards.
Coordinate activities with other shift or unit commanders in meeting department goals.
Serve as tactical commander at the scene of major crimes and other situations.
Assist in developing and providing department training;.