A position as a Parole Revocation Specialist 1 within the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision utilizing my skills in supervision, training, oral and written communication. Energetic, highly motivating and detail-oriented professional possessing excellent organizational and analytical skills. Highly effective at interviewing offenders and witnesses, as well as uncovering facts and evidence during complex investigations. Extensively trained in crisis prevention, intervention and case management. Facilitated presentations given to large groups. Vast background in court testimony, field supervision and case management. Safety-oriented, fair and professional when dealing with unruly offenders and problem situations. A strong leader and team player; adept at supporting team members to achieve personal and professional goals.
Parole Officer, 09/2007 to Current NYS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION – Poughkeepsie Area Office
Developed offender case plans based on analysis of criminogenic needs of parolees.
Created, organized and maintained files, daily case notes and electronic databases.
Counseled and assisted offenders in adjusting to the community.
Developed professional relationships with offenders through home, school, detention and community visits.
Reported violations of community supervision conditions to the State's Parole Board and participated in probable cause and revocation hearings.
Monitored defendants' compliance and progress in treatment by reviewing reports from counseling agencies.
Collaborated with institutional staff, area law enforcement, mental health boards, county attorneys and treatment providers.
Determined appropriate supervision levels by conducting risk and needs assessments.
Coordinated and worked closely with law enforcement, social service agencies and mental health providers.
Compiled statistical data for monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
Employed appropriate incentives and sanctions to achieve desired behaviors and outcomes.
Excise Tax Investigator, 09/2002 to 09/2007 NYS DEPARTMEN TOF TAXATION AND FINANCE – Petroleum, Alcohol and Tobacco Bureau
Conducted investigations, regulatory inspections and related administrative duties that lead to the arrest and conviction of Motor (Gasoline) Fuel, Diesel Motor Fuel, Cigarette and Tobacco tax violations.
Identified and arrested persons found violating New York State tax laws.
Prepared reports detailing results of inspections, investigations and other activities.
Assisted respective prosecuting authorities, when required, in the joint execution of arrests, search warrants and in the preparation of civil or criminal cases for trial.
Proficiently utilized investigative techniques such as
Sex Crimes Unit Senior Investigator, 12/1999 to 09/2002 NYS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION Inspector General
Coordinated investigations with local and state law enforcement agencies.
Researched and reviewed case files and gathered information to solve crimes.
Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information, verification and corroboration.
Identified and preserved documentary, physical and photographic evidence.
Verified and authenticated the validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved its integrity for court hearings.
Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
Maintained organized records of all information and material pertinent to open investigations.
Maintained a detailed case log of all cases assigned to monitor progress and completion.
Collaborated with the department's legal staff, the Bureau of Labor Relations and other law enforcement agencies relating to investigations.
Referred cases for potential prosecution to the county specific District Attorney's office.
Wrote accurate and timely reports.
Assisted in the development of internal and external training presentations.
Supervised, monitored and trained subordinate staff on investigative techniques and results-driven intelligence under the direction of the Deputy Inspector General.
NYS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION Sex Crimes Unit / Internal Affairs Investigator - Office of the Inspector General 05/1996 to 12/1999 Worked under the direction of the Senior Investigator and Deputy Inspector General.
Correction Officer, 11/1985 to 05/1996 NYS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND COMMUNITY SUPERVISION Bedford Hills
Conducted internal security checks and monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
Supervised the activities of adults, in a residential setting, in a firm, fair and consistent manner.
Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
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Dutchess Community College - Poughkeepsie, NY
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