Experienced Correctional Officer with 8 years in criminal justice and law enforcement. Safety-oriented, fair and professional when dealing with unruly offenders and problem situations. I was the Sergeant on C.E.R.T at a Special Management Unit where I managed and operated a team of Trained officers to handle Emergency situations. I have an extensive background in investigating and slowing down contraband from a Hi-Max prison. Equipped with a strong moral code and excellent crisis management techniques. Focuses on safety in all interactions with inmates and staff.
Promoted to Sergeant on a Correctional Emergency Response Team in less then a year after joining team.Worked in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies on stings to halt contraband from entering the facility. Have helped Internal Investigators numerous times on cases ranging from dirty staff to tracking gang activity. Have deciphered numerous coded messages that have led to the arrest of officers and the turn up of contraband in the facility.Averted a potential riot by effectively handling a confrontational situation with other corrections team members. Nominated for Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison Employee of the Quarter” and was awarded in the spring of 2010.
Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public.Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals.Supervised the meal distribution and observed inmates during meals.Maintained records and logs of man hours, materials and equipment used.Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment.Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts.Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.Maintained correct physical head count at all times.Escorted prisoners to court appearances in a timely fashion.Performed warrant pick-ups and turnovers at other jails and prisons. Monitored Death Row inmates once they are placed on Death Watch.
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