security specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

I am currently retired and looking to re-enter the job market. As you can tell I have 10 years in Texas Law Enforcement followed by 28 years of corporate security. During my career with L-3 I held and maintained a very high security clearance. This meant I that I maintained a high legal, moral, and financial standard and had recurring background investigations every five years.

At Commerce Police Department I attained the rank of Lt. Detective where I was in charge of all criminal investigations including presentation of cases to the Grand Jury, and cooperation with both the District Attorney and County Attorney. My investigations ranged from class B misdemeanors to First Degree Felonies.


* trained observer as police patrolman.

* skilled in report writing.

*skilled in basic uses of computer.

* skilled in making safe traffic stops, issuance of violator notices both verbal and written.

* skilled in criminal suspect interviewing.

* considered finger print expert.

* highly skilled and trained crime scene investigator.

* skilled in handling verbally confrontational issues.

* skilled in the use of hand guns.

* possess LTC with the state of Texas.

  • Attentive and Observant
  • Team Player
  • Ground Patrol
  • Critical Thinking
  • Employee and Visitor Screening
  • Pattern Recognition
  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Law Enforcement Collaboration
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Detailed Activity Logs
  • Safety and Security
  • Daily Logs
  • Court Hearings
  • Call Prioritization
  • Metal Detectors
  • Surveillance Knowledge
  • Periodic Reinvestigations
  • Secure Transportation
  • Restricted Area Protection
  • Contraband Seizure
  • Cooperative Attitude
East Texas State University (Texas A&M Commerce Commerce, Tx, Expected in 05/1978 Bachelor of Science : Ag. Animal Science / Zoology (double Major) - GPA :
Nacogdoches High School Nacogdoches, TX Expected in 05/1972 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Truelieve - Security Specialist
Titusville, FL, 05/1989 - 06/2017
  • Guided periodic property safety inspections and oversaw remedial action for potential hazards.
  • Provided safety reports and data analysis to building managers to inform security processes.
New York Racing Association - Lt. Detective
Or, OR, 05/1984 - 05/1989
  • Gathered facts from interviews of suspects, witnesses and complainants.
  • Followed constitutional standards to properly obtain and execute warrants for arrests and searches.
  • Delivered calm, professional testimony to support case evidence, establish timelines and offer law enforcement expertise.
  • Identified witnesses and collected statements to gather information and pursue remedies for violations of legal standards.
  • Investigated complaints brought by members of community by conducting interviews and compiling evidence.
  • Conducted thorough investigations into [Type] and [Type] activities to help develop strong criminal cases.
  • Marked off crime scenes and controlled access to protect evidence from tampering or loss.
  • Collected crime scene evidence, examined bodies and investigated secondary locations to build detailed cases based on sound evidence handling practices.
  • Identified and resolved staff and organizational issues.
East Texas State University - Peace Officer
City, STATE, 01/1979 - 05/1984
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues.
  • Provided for public safety by maintaining order, protecting people and property and promoting good community relations.
  • Responded promptly to calls for protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances and general public service calls.
  • Recorded facts to prepare reports documenting incidents and activities.
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
  • Participated in continuous firearms proficiency, defensive driving and arrest technique training.
  • Handled citation and traffic violation paperwork.
  • Patrolled [Type] location to preserve law and order, deter and detect criminal activity, enforce laws and regulations, respond to citizen requests for assistance and provide public safety.

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School Attended

  • East Texas State University (Texas A&M Commerce
  • Nacogdoches High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Security Specialist
  • Lt. Detective
  • Peace Officer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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