Sergeant skilled at identifying and documenting cases of potential security and safety hazards. Offers
twenty-three years as a law enforcement officer. Sergeant with strong background in management, supervision,training and public service.
Sergeant January 1992Police Department
3410 Amnicola Hwy Chattanooga TN, 37406Supervises staff on an assigned shift to include prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performanceevaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthyand safe working environment and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.Establishes andmaintains communications between subordinates and management.
Provides input to management on status ofon-going investigations and provides suggestions to management concerning unit operations.Ensures that departmental policies are followed, documentation is accurate, equipment properly maintained and thatexpenditures are within policy.Responds to crime scenes on investigations.Reviews and approves official policereports generated by subordinate staff, either electronically or on paper and ensures that rejected reports are corrected and resubmitted, including misdemeanor citations of defendants prior to submission to theCourt.Conducts formal inspections of Officer attendance, equipment, uniforms and vehicles to ensure their safetyand compliance with applicable internal and external policies and regulations.Develops work lists, ensuringoptimum coverage and effectiveness while minimizing overtime and lapses in coverage.Responds to questions, complaints and requests for information, by telephone or in person, from a variety of individuals; investigates and resolves complaints received from citizens regarding subordinate officers.Participates in responding to emergent and non-emergent calls for service which includes responding as back-up for officer safety; pursuing suspects on ground or in vehicles; interviewing citizens; conducting searches; subduing suspects; effecting arrests; processing and transporting prisoners; rendering first aid; participating in complex criminal investigations and/or performing other related activities to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of departmental operations.
Technology Coordinator January 2009 to October 2012
Chattanooga Police DepartmentMy job duties include but are not limited to the following; liaison between CPD needs and City IS concerning alltechnology, oversee all current hardware/software maintained and updated, oversee that current inventories are on file, submit purchase orders, secure funding options, research new technologies, meet with vendors, write MOU's, coordinate inter county agency technology meetings, product testing, approve purchases through oracle, maintain smart phones, create and maintain accounts for; outlook, Coplink, IP Config (city wide camera network),Video insight ( maintain all interview rooms and record disciplinary hearings) and Arbitrator in car camera system.
In addition to these responsibilities I currently have two weekly set meetings with IS CIO and his staff for project status updates and new project planning.
I am also tasked as liaison between radio shop and CPD.
Maintainthe department web site, twitter, and Facebook.
January 2000 to December 2009SWAT Team
Chattanooga Police DepartmentSWAT team member, officers must undergo training in marksmanship, explosives handling, first aid, negotiation androping techniques (such as rappelling), as well as the use of specialized equipment and weapons.
Close-quartersdefensive tactics training is emphasized, as this is considered the first option in most SWAT operations.
SWAT teamscarry out a variety of high-risk operations, including: High-risk warrant entries-non-violent apprehension of armed and barricaded suspects-protection of visiting dignitaries from snipers-rescue missions involving hostages, officersand citizens captured or endangered by gun fire, and counterintelligence operations.
During my time on SWAT I held the positions of Less lethal operator, entry team, squad leader, and team leader.
Incident Command Team , 01/2010 to 12/2013Chattanooga Police DepartmentThe duties for incident command team are as follows; shall implement the Incident Command System (ICS) at the outset of an emergency.
Incident Command shall follow accepted Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS) guidelines.
The Department shall maintain anIncident Command Team to assist with and/or manage the Departments response to large scale incidents.
Members of the Incident Command Team shall be appointed at the discretion of the Chief of Police and shall serve in this capacity.
Training Sergeant January 2012 to Current
Chattanooga Police DepartmentThe Field Training Sergeant has the responsibility of shift supervisor and the training and evaluation of ProbationaryOfficers assigned to him/her.
The Field Training Sergeants shall inform the Field Training Coordinator of the progressof P/Os assigned to him/her.
All Field Training Sergeants shall receive training in the supervision of Field Training.
Process.The Field Training Sergeant must insure that the training and evaluation process is properly administered.
In orderto achieve these goals, Daily Observation Reports (DORs), oral communications with the FTO, and personal.
observations of P/O performance shall be utilized to assist in the summary of weekly progress.
It is the Field Training Sergeant's responsibility to ensure that all paperwork relating to the FTO Program is completeto include the signatures of the P/O, the FTO, and themselves.
Further they should ensure that the FTO is correctlycompleting all of their respective paperwork prior to forwarding the paperwork to the FTO Coordinator.
Bachelor of Science : Criminal JusticeCurrentBethel University - McKenzie, TNCriminal Justice
Agency, back-up, basic, oral communications, hardware, Config, Crisis Management, documentation, first aid, hiring, Instructor, IP, Leadership, team leader, meetings, outlook, weapons, negotiation, network, Os, oracle, camera, Police, policies, product testing, progress, project planning, public safety, radio, rendering, research, safety, supervisor, supervision, telephone, phones, Video, web site