Retired Police Sergeant (New Haven Police Department), and former Police Officer, Police Detective, also with The New Haven Police Department. Former Police Officer and Police Sergeant with The Mashantucket Tribal Police Department. Current DMHAS Police Officer seeking position of DMHAS Police Lieutenant. Highly effective at taking leadership direction from superiors, as well as having the ability to assume a leadership roll and guide peers and subordinates. Believes that a willingness to learn and an emphasis on teamwork are essential qualities of successful working environment. Smoothly direct, discipline and motivate law enforcement professionals to maximize safety, security and service of local residents. Observe field operations to enhance behaviors and eliminate protocol issues. Good relationship-building, communication and conflict management skills. Dedicated Officer, former Detective, and former Sergeant offering over twenty-four years of progressive law enforcement experience. Always goes above and beyond job requirements to make lasting impact on department and public. Exceptional integrity, leadership and problem-solving abilities. Focused with years of experience and knowledge. Known for having patience, professionalism and self-assurance in all situations and when interacting with all types of personalities.
DMHAS Officer duties consist of working as part of a team, under supervision of the ranking Officer or Officer In Charge, to ensure safety of patients, staff, and other employees of DMHAS. Complete reports various types reports when necessary (standard, arrest, and arrest warrants). Effect arrest via arrest warrant or custodial if/when necessary. Assist with and provide patient transports/escorts to and from on and off property locations. Complete tours/walkthrough assignments and post of DMHAS facility (Whiting Forensic Hospital). Occasionally fill position of Officer In Charge when necessary.
Sergeant responsibilities consisted of "people management" as well as ensuring Officers supervised preformed their duties efficiently and effectively. When necessary answering calls for service, ensuring safety of co-workers, members of The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Community, as well as patrons, and property of Foxwoods Resort and Casino. Effecting arrest when necessary. Review of non-arrest .arrest reports and arrest warrants.
During a twenty year tenure with The New Haven Police Department, I've had various responsibilities.
Officer duties consisted of responding to calls for service, ensuring safety of co-workers, public, and property, while displaying and maintaining professionalism, compassion, and integrity. Effected numerous arrest (via arrest warrant and custodial ), all with minimal Internal Affairs complaints lodged by community members. Established strong personal relationships within the community as a result of working closely with its residents. Proud to have been part of a team that helped improve quality of life of the community that was served. Received various awards of recognition and merit for service.
Detective duties of approximately seven years consisted of conducting in depth and details investigations of various crimes as referred to by Patrol Division. Various responsibilities consisted of time and case management, case prioritization, conducting interviews, preparing and completing arrest warrant applications, and testifying under oath in a court of law. Received various awards of recognition and merit for service while holding rank of Detective.
Sergeant responsibilities consisted of "people management " as well as ensuring Officers supervised preformed their duties efficiently and effectively. Review of non-arrest .arrest reports and arrest warrants. Front Desk Supervisor duties that entailed occasionally fielding civilian complaints against Officers via phone or in person, fielding and directing phone calls from civilians and other Police personnel, handling and securing evidence seized by Officers, handling various documents pertaining to court/arrest, evidence, and bonds. Occasionally assuming the roll as Shift Commander which entailed ensuring the shift had adequate Officer coverage, organizing coverage for multiple hospital post, conducting roll call, and when necessary contacting The Chief Of Police in the event of a major incident(s).
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