Highly driven professional with a talent for designing and delivering training programs that engage, challenge and inspire students. Excellent ability to capture students' attention, engage them in discussions and ensure their understanding of complex ideas and concepts in criminal justice, history, business, physical education, human resources and other topics. Energetic speaker and presenter with a tenacious work ethic and uncommon level of commitment. Proven expertise in: Dynamic Classroom Instruction Lectures, Presentations & Discussions Skill Assessments & Assignments Student Performance Tracking Curriculum Design & Improvement Administrative Management
FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITYHackensack, NJ07/2010 to 09/2012
Develop lesson plans and teach history courses to undergraduate students.
Conduct lectures and facilitate classroom discussions.
Advise students on course information, research and special projects.
Prepare and review skill assessments.
Provide constructive feedback to boost performance and participation.
Record and submit grades.
Successfully presented real-world examples to capture students' attention and ensure understanding of new information and ideas.
Leveraged prior experience as a trainer, team leader and law enforcement officer to inspire students and assist them in overcoming obstacles to learning.
SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS POLICE DEPARTMENTSpring Lake Heights, NJPolice Sergeant / Training Program Director05/1994 to Current
Manage and support staff in a unique position that combines law enforcement, community policing and full accountability for department's educational program.
Serve as initial point of contact for members of the public seeking information and support.
Train all officers in first aid, firearms, and report writing and conduct in-service courses on community policing and skill-based topics.
Key Contributions: Conducted numerous training classes on CPR/AED and first aid, crime prevention and safe driving for seniors.
Developed department's training program from the ground up, including program and curriculum development, class scheduling and delivering in-service training.
Selected as guest speaker and deliver presentations and lectures to adult students at the Intoxicated Driver Resource Center (IDRC) for the State of New Jersey.
Trained students at the Monmouth County Police Academy to establish a strong knowledge base on a variety of relevant topics.
Enhanced training sessions by inviting guest speakers from outside organizations (advocacy and educational groups that offered insight on immigration, people with autism and other special needs, juvenile justice and other topics).
Implemented a new program that combined hands-on leadership and training, and effectively doubled productivity for the department.
Designed and facilitated a community policing program that encouraged public participation and reduced civilian complaints by 40%.
Earned a reputation as a high-performing, people-oriented professional in the department and a trusted liaison to surrounding municipalities.
MONMOUTH COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENTFreehold, NJSheriff's Officer / Unit Supervisor04/1990 to 05/1994
Provided the complete range of policing services throughout Monmouth County.
Selected for a variety of special roles and projects that involved investigating and researching crimes, supervising and training staff and acting as integral team member in providing security at the County Superior Courthouse.
Key Contributions: Expertly served on the Special Investigation and Missing Persons Units, which involved extensive interaction with law enforcement colleagues and the public.
Managed and supervised personnel while directing operations of the transportation unit.
Additional experience as business owner and managing director for a real estate appraisal company.
Master of Administrative Science (MAS) : Business Administration 1 2009 Graduate Administration and Law and Public Safety
Human Resources Development : Business Administration Bachelor of Arts (BA) : Liberal Arts
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