I am eager and ready to pursue new challenges as a New York State Court Officer-Lieutenant. It has been, and remains
to be my goal to achieve promotion to the highest command level that opportunity presents. My background and
experience have prepared me for the opportunities that are available to me. I have been a communicative Officer and Sergeant successful developing positive relationships with colleagues and citizens. I approach each situation with compassion and concern. I am adept at serving the public with a sense of justice and adherence to strict ethical codes. I am confident that I can successfully
fulfill the role and carry out the duties of a New York State Court Officer-Lieutenant. I look forward to demonstrating
what I am capable of achieving.
Calm in emergency situations
New York State Court Officer Sergeant12/2010 to Current
State Of New York Unified Court System - Buffalo City Court
Performed all duties of New York State Court Officer-Sergeant supervising a large command in Buffalo City Court, a
high volume courthouse that often can be volatile.
Experienced dealing with Criminal, Civil, Supreme and Appellate
Performs annual performance evaluations for Court Officers and Court Officer-Trainees.
Ensures all Officers are current with all training requirements.
Took lead role in preparing and training Officers in Emergency Lock Down procedures.
Maintains daily and monthly overtime records and reports.
Oversees the process of the administrating of DNA collection and maintenance of the records.
Ensures all Officers carry out their duties in compliance with all Agency Rules and Procedures.
Responds to all incidents and submits appropriate reports in a comprehensible and timely manner.
Assumes Lieutenants responsibilities in her absence.
Transferred to NYS Court Officer03/2007 to 12/2010
Assigned to control Room. This post required extensive knowledge of several computer systems ( i.e. RICI, WebRICI,
CHARMS, Empire, etc.
booking and arrest procedures and mastery of departmental Rules and Procedures.
Apprehended an inmate that escaped custody from the Family Court lock-up and fled from the building after a foot
chase several blocks away from the court house.
Posted in the Family Control room when a suspected grenade was brought in the facility.
Directly involved with the
lock down and communications involving outside agencies during incident.
Responded to, and assisted in bringing to safety, three adolescents who were discovered on the roof of the parking
ramp attached to the Family Court Bldg. preparing to jump in an attempt to take their lives.
Erie County Sheriff's Office - Erie County Family CourtDeputy-Officer10/2001 to 04/2007
Basic security functions for the new Family Court building.
Assigned to magnetometers for over two years.
Assigned to courtroom posts
Assigned to control room for over two years.
Erie County Sheriff's Office - Holding CenterDeputy-Officer04/1990 to 09/2001
Basic security functions for the Holding Center
Inmate care, custody and control
Assigned to the visiting room and inmate transport.
State of New York Unified Court System - Erie County Family Court
High School Diploma1982Sweethome Senior High SchoolStudent government representative
Executive Board member of Erie County Deputy Sheriff's Badge and Shield Assoc. from 2001 - 2008.
Vice President of Erie County Deputy Sheriff's Badge and Shield Assoc. from 2008 - 2012.
Member of New York State Unified Court System District Task Force in 2011
Currently Certified with FEMA and NIMS
Officer of The Year-Court Division 2007
Officer of The Year-Court Division 2009
Both awards presented to me by the Erie County Deputy Sheriff's Badge and Shield Assoc.