Accomplished Executive with demonstrated ability to deliver mission-critical results.
Responsible for patrolling an assigned section of the city to prevent, detect and deter crime in the community and to lower the fear of crime. Rapid response to emergencies. Accident and crime investigations. Detain, arrest, restrain, transport, register and book prisoners. Serve warrants, testify in court. Compile and write reports.
6/2005 – 6/2007 – Auxiliary Support Lieutenant (Pawn Shop Detail/Domestic Violence Unit/Transfer Office / Municipal Court
Liaison/ Alarm Detail/ Security Services)
6/2007 – 2/2009 – Criminal Investigations Lieutenant
Responsibly develop, coordinate and evaluate designated ongoing patrol, investigation or support by subordinate units commonly headed by Police Sergeants or other first level supervisors, or carry out delegated complex operational or administrative public safety project management functions. Involves: Plan, generally oversee and control person and property protection, traffic regulation and safety, or other uniform operations on an assigned shift, a detective detail engaged in investigating and apprehending violators of crimes such as homicide, burglary and robbery, narcotic offenses, vice or vehicle theft, or criminalistic, auxiliary or patrol support, airport detail, homeland security, special project and grants, or other public safety services. Serve as detective division executive lieutenant, as assigned. Direct and review preparation of cases for court. Give testimony at trials and hearings. Establish rapport and confer with public groups and individuals in person and by telephone to listen to, identify and resolve law enforcement grievances or problems, and consult social service agencies and civic organizations to ascertain community public safety needs. Provide information and advise on City code and other laws in response to inquires; and interpret department rules, regulations and policies for employees and the public. Cooperate with County, State and Federal law enforcement agencies in apprehending and detaining wanted persons or criminals, recovering stolen property, and in other matters of mutual interest. Advise and assist other police officers in law enforcement investigations, and personally participates in more difficult cases. Analyze and recommend acquisition of or improvements to equipment and facilities. Participate in evaluation and development of department programs, policies and procedures, and in preparation and administration of department budget affecting operations or services for which accountable.
Perform, as qualified, expert uniformed Police Officer or Police Detective functions that include modifying standard practices, adapting precedents and establishing validity of approached in order to deal with unique situations in a manner that conforms to legal requirements and department policies, or serve in such a position as back up when required. Involves: Engage in assigned municipal law and ordinance enforcement and crime prevention duties which includes maintaining a recognizable community presence to preserve peace and order, protect persons and property, and otherwise provide allied police services requested as well as precisely documenting evidence, circumstances and actions regarding actual and potential criminal violations or other public safety related incidents. Provide technical police services such as conducting skilled investigations, first level identification analyses or community relations programs.
Supervise assigned supervisors, police officers and civilian support staff. Involves: Conduct roll calls, schedule work, assign duties and coordinate shift changes. Issue written and oral instructions, and check work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures. Guide subordinates to overcome difficulties encountered in performing duties. Appraise performance of immediate subordinates and review evaluation reports of lower level supervisors. Coach and arrange for or conduct training and development activities. Enforce personnel rules and regulations, standards of conduct, work attendance, appearance and safe working practices. Maintain supervisor-subordinate harmony and resolve disputes or grievances as delegated. Recommend commendations or discipline, and employee status changes. Interview applicants and recommend selection.
2/2009 – 8/2013 – Auxiliary Support Commander (Auto Theft/Narcotics/Fusion Center/Homeland Security/Airport Operations)
8/2013 – Present – Northeast Regional Command - Commander
Responsibly develop, coordinate and evaluate designated public protective operational and administrative services for a designated area of the city, or for an operations or administrative function such as criminal or directed investigations, special services, or auxiliary support, customarily through subordinate Police Lieutenants or civilian section supervisors. Involves: Assist in ongoing interpretation of emerging law enforcement concepts and impact of new or changing legal requirements on designated operational or administrative strategies and policies in order to meet community police service's needs. Assess needs and feasibility of instituting technological advancements and methodological improvements to modernize, streamline or enhance the functional or territorial segment of the department for which accountable and of integrating them with the police services provided by other segments of the organization and other agencies as requested. Participate in formulating short and long range performance objectives, priorities and standards for units commanded that contribute to accomplishing the department's mission. Ascertain potentially significant local crime analysis trends and statistics to assist in identifying critical law enforcement problems that affect the specific area or function for which accountable, recommend major tactical plans to solve them utilizing available resources and implement approved approaches. Assist in researching designated aspects of police policies and strategies, identify and analyze improvement alternatives, implement and cultivate approved additions and changes such as by realigning subordinate organizations, modifying programs or projects and redeploying resources in conjunction with other command staff, and monitor progress and evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of contributions to the realization of department mission. Confer with the public in person and by telephone, which includes advising them of City codes and other laws in response to inquires, and investigating and resolving complaints to employees. Direct safekeeping of prisoners. Cooperate with County, State and Federal law enforcement agencies in apprehension and detention of wanted persons, criminals, recovery of stolen property and other matters of mutual interest.
Direct command center or division administration. Involves: Conduct cost-benefit, statistical or other analyses such as of labor, equipment and supply needs, and review funding requests, proposed program improvements and suggested staffing to participate in annual budget and performance measures preparation. Record and review expenditures, and justify deviations from forecasts according to established City and department financial policies and procedures for controlling receipt, allocation and expenditure of budgeted, grant or other funds. Oversee statement of work, technical specification and grant application preparation. Participate in award and negotiation of contracts. Administer services and other contracts according to City procurement policies and procedures. Implement department directives. Prepare and present comprehensive special and recurring reports, charts and recommendations about programs and projects with in-depth technical, statistical and cost estimates and results analyses for City officials and department executives, and other jurisdictions and agencies. Set up and maintain required organizational administrative procedures manuals, and records such as of payroll, employee files, purchase requisitions and other transactions.
Supervise assigned supervisors, police officers and civilian support staff. Involves: Conduct roll calls, schedule work, assign duties and coordinate shift changes. Issue written and oral instructions, and check work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures. Guide subordinates to overcome difficulties encountered in performing duties which includes interpreting department policies and procedures, Appraise performance of immediate subordinates and review evaluation reports of lower level supervisors. Coach and arrange for or conduct training and development activities. Enforce personnel rules and regulations, standards of conduct, work attendance, appearance and safe working practices. Maintain supervisor-subordinate harmony and resolve disputes or grievances as delegated. Recommend commendations or discipline, and employee status changes. Interview applicants and recommend selection.
4/21/03 Taser Instructor
5/6/03 Firearms Instructor
11/4/99Homeowners Insurance Inspector
11/4/99 Crime Prevention Inspector
Dale Carnegie Course - Effective Communications 40 hours 6/17/13 Dale Carnegie Course - Skills for Success 12/16/13
Supervisor Training 5/4/05
Crisis Consortium Training: 6/28/05
STARS Rape Crisis Center - Border Conference on Sexual Assaults 5/9/05
Division of Emergency Management - Incident Command Systems7/7/08
Division of Emergency Management -Advanced Incident Command - 7/10-11/2008
Basic Investigators Course 8/16-20/1999
Intelligence Commander Course Fusion Center Training 2007
Basic Intelligence Threat Assessment Course 5/4/2015 - 6/26/15
Developed, Presented and Managed the VAWA (Violence Against Womens Grant)
Developed the implementation of the Fusion Center
Presented and Managed the STEP (Selective Traffic Enforcement Program) Grant
Managed the Red Light Camera Program
Managed the UASI grant (Urban Areas Security Initiative)
383rd FAMV Voluntary Weapon Surrender Program – Team Member
ILEADS - Records Management System - this system is primarily used by the El Paso Police Department, El Paso Independent School District, El Paso Sheriffs Dept and the District Attorney's Office for incident report and case management
Agency Web - This is the Personnel Management system utilized by the El Paso Police Department and the City of El Paso.
Kronos Workforce Central - This is the time management system used by the El Paso Police Department and the City of El Paso
Microsoft Office 2010 - Proficient in Word/Powerpoint/Excel/Outlook JIMS - Jail Information Management System - Utilized primarily by the Jail and the District Attorney/County Attorney for booking information and case management
Netviewer - County program utilized to search for warrants
Blue Team - an internal program utilized by Internal Affairs to document citizens and internal complaints, investigations and dispositions LEMSYSTEMS: Crime Analysis - an internal database used to provide statistical data on crime Daily Log - an internal database used to provide statistical data on individual statistics or organizational statistics Personnel Database 2000 - an internal database used to manage the station intake holding cell logs, daily/weekly/monthly shift schedules and daily log entries
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