Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Hardworking Lieutenant bringing 20 years of experience in law enforcement. Detail-oriented and disciplined with strong leadership skills, high integrity and analytical approach to policing. Focused on making positive impact on department and community through progressive policy development.

Driven Lieutenant and Patrol Officer that supervises and coordinates investigations of serious criminal cases. Adept at offering guidance and expertise to investigators. Committed to keeping procedures compliant with regulations. Community orientated and people first.

  • Collaboration
  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Leadership
  • People skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Active listening
  • Community Service
  • Microsoft Office
  • Decision-making
  • Working collaboratively
  • Teambuilding
  • Supervision
  • Troubleshooting
  • Critical thinking
  • Coordination
  • Training & Development
  • Maintenance & Repair
03/2015 to Current Police Lieutenant /Patrol Officer Town Of Southwest Harbor | City, STATE,
  • Reduced process gaps while supervising two officers to ensure optimal productivity.
  • Reviewed and assessed criminal prosecution information, including search warrants, citations and complaints.
  • Trained and mentored staff on correct procedures to maximize efficiency and protect public trust.
  • Reviewed paperwork and case files submitted by subordinate officers to verify accuracy and conformance to strict policies.
  • Informed shift officers of special areas of emphasis, including properties to watch and noted criminals understood to be in patrol areas.
  • Interviewed witnesses to assist and Drug intel and gathering information and help determine further action.
  • Testified in court in support of department cases.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events, including October Fest and MDI Marathon to prevent injuries.
  • Issued tickets to offenders for minor infractions.
  • Monitored serving of warrants and assisted in making required arrests.
  • Responded quickly to calls from citizens for help in various situations, including domestics, criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, personal injury and non injury and childbirth, CPR, down to alarm calls.
  • Contacted paramedics and other emergency personnel for assistance at incidents and accidents.
  • Patrolled assigned areas to respond to calls and investigate disturbances.
01/2004 to Current Deputy Sheriff Partime Hancock County Sheriff Department | City, STATE,
  • Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
  • Drove patrol vehicle to monitor for dangers and hazards safety.
  • Maintained safety for events by closely monitoring over 100 attendees.
  • Boosted community safety, performing motor vehicle accident investigations including while conducting field sobriety tests at DUI checkpoints.
  • Served over civil process documents including subpoenas and records.
  • Stepped in to handle responsibilities during absences to maintain smooth operations.
06/2001 to 06/2011 Lieutenant, Assistant Adminstrator/Correctional Officer Hancock County Sheriff Department | City, STATE,
  • Escorted prisoners to and from court, jail and other jurisdictions or rehabilitation institutions.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Operated communication systems, including telephones, switchboards, intercoms and two-way radios to effectively communicate with other personnel.
  • Monitored behavior of 65 +/_ inmates to prevent escape attempts, crime and other dangerous activities.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Transported inmates to scheduled court appearances, medical appointments, and authorized activities.
  • Recommended changes in procedures to emphasize officer safety.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Apprehended escapees safely while following proper techniques.
  • Maintained custody and control of inmates housed in maximum security unit.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of facility.
  • Patrolled and visually inspected units, yards, buildings and prisoner property and clothing to ensure welfare, security and safety.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Directed activities of inmate crews working on maintenance, operations, farming and construction projects.
  • Led grid searches to locate and confiscate potential harmful items and contraband.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Performed warrant pick-ups and turnovers at other jails and prisons.
  • Verified warrants, conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Conducted booking procedures on new inmates by performing fingerprinting and medical assessments.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Conducted cell and illegal substance checks.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.
  • Processed all required forms for new facility admissions and submitted copies to maintain official records.
  • Instructed inmates on work detail and oversaw work-site transportation.
  • Recognized signs of problems, such as despondency, depression and anger in order to prevent riots or suicides.
  • Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.
  • Recommended further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts for inmates.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Complied with Standard Emergency Health Response Plan, including having written plan in place.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Provided testimony in court when called to testify.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Performed administrative duties to maintain appropriate records of accounted inmates.
  • Managed scheduling for staff, monitoring resource allocation to provide optimal coverage and service.
  • Conducted and initialized background checks for potential employees, using Spillman.
  • Organized and maintained filing and document management systems by coordinating, archiving and purging files.
  • Tracked and submitted employee timesheets to accounting department for payroll processing.
  • Greeted visitors or callers daily to handle inquiries or direct to appropriate persons.
  • Maintained inventory in administrative building supply closet to prevent shortages of supplies.
  • Verified operation of office equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements and calling for repairs.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1989 High School Diploma | George Stevens Acadmey , Blue Hill, ME, GPA:
Expected in Automotive | Automotive Washington County Techinal College , Calais Me, GPA:
Expected in 05/2016 Certified Officer Blue Pin | Basic Law Enforment Training Program Maine Criminal Justice Academy , Vassleboro Me, GPA:
  • Maine Drug Enforcement Program Training - 2018-2019
  • A.R.I.D.E. - Advanced Roadside Impairment Driving Enforcement - 2019
  • Mandatory / Annual Standard Training JPMA

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