Winston Salem Police Department | Winston Salem, NCSergeant Patrol Supervisor11/2019 - Current
Trained officers in Communication and de escalation skills to improve outcomes of calls and routine patrols.
Patrolled the North side of Winston Salem and worked with citizens to reduce crime in area.
Investigated offenses and arrested offenders of numerous robberies, burglaries, drugs, DWI, and many more criminal related violations of law.
Performed administrative tasks related to police work, including Strategic Planning Committee , Recruiting Committee, handed out disciplinary actions and all other administrative task involving officers .
Examined and approved or returned reports and case files from police officers.
Testified in District, Superior and Federal court about encounters with citizens.
Communicated with other departments and coordinated responses to suspicious activities.
Wrote reports detailing events and people involved.
Evaluated and advised police officers and other personnel.
Patrolled designated to identify criminal activities, issue citations, prevent incidents and serve warrants.
Testified in court at criminal hearings and trials as to scenes observed, evidence collected and previous incidents.
Supported positive relationships between community leaders and general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens and visitors.
Protected motorists and pedestrians by providing traffic control at traffic accident scenes, congested areas, schools and special events.
Supported future criminal cases by preparing detailed and accurate reports related to accidents, crime disturbances and complaints.
Answered calls and complaints while providing community-oriented police services to improve and enhance quality of life community-wide.
Supported scene investigations by securing perimeters, collecting evidence, interviewing witnesses and documenting statements.
Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
Winston Salem Police Department | Winston Salem, NCPolice Detective01/2008 - 11/2020
Executed and obtained search warrants and subpoenas to obtain evidence for resolution of criminal matters.
Served warrants for individuals and property searches.
Documented facts and statements gathered from complainants, witnesses and accused persons.
Performed undercover work in person or through remote communications such as telephone calls.
Sought out witnesses to obtain information about identifiable violations of local, state or federal statutes.
Cordoned off scenes to protect evidence and prevent unauthorized access.
Managed surveillance of individuals, specific properties and events.
Secured evidence from crime scenes, bodies and secondary locations, carefully following sound evidentiary practices and chain of custody requirements.
Obtained and executed search and arrest warrants in full compliance with legal protections.
Opened investigations into issues brought up by individuals in the community.
Achieved 92% case clearance by efficiently managing investigations, interrogations and evidence collections.
Prepared detailed reports and affidavits for courts by obtaining information through physical surveillance and thorough investigations.
Testified in court cases to back up case evidence and detail timelines.
Managed crime scene investigations by collecting evidence, performing fingerprinting and taking videos and photos of scenes.
Investigated activities such as burglaries, robberies and assisted in homicides to build solid cases for criminal prosecution.
Bagged evidence carefully and verified submission to proper department.
Liaised with legal staff, Forsyth County District Attorney's office and other federal law enforcement agencies to achieve favorable outcomes.
Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
Conducted investigations of suspects and interviewed witnesses to obtain statements.
Offered advice, guidance and leadership to junior detectives.
Processed crime scenes and collected substantial evidence to support court cases.
Spoke with witnesses, collected descriptions and located persons of interest.
Managed investigations and prepared criminal cases for court.
Communicated information on proper procedures, judicial processes and successful strategies for criminal investigations.
Produced and submitted accurate and detailed reports to complete files and support criminal cases.
Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved integrity for court hearings.
Read and evaluated case reports from each detective to assess accuracy and completeness.
Adhered to agency standards and legal requirements when installing cameras and recording devices.
Successfully processed hundreds of tips, receiving information and initiating investigation for speedy resolution.
Produced and pursued leads on continual basis.
Interviewed suspects, informants, and witnesses to gain clearer picture of criminal acts and collect statements.
Attended autopsies and took detailed notes on information relevant to case investigations.
Winston Salem Police Department | Winston Salem, NCPolice Officer06/2001 - 01/2008
Investigated vehicular or roadway-related accidents, assisting persons involved and notifying additional authorities as necessary.
Informed shift officers of special areas of emphasis, including properties to watch and noted criminals understood to be in patrol areas.
Communicated with subjects and witnesses to acquire and verify information relevant to roadway accident investigations.
Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on investigatory individuals.
Trained and mentored staff on correct procedures to maximize efficiency and protect public trust.
Conducted debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
Responded quickly to dispatch, taking appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.
Shortened criminal investigation lead time and executed operational protocol for criminal and non-criminal violations.
Prepared cases for trial and appeared and testified in court as witness.
Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities.
Served active warrants and subpoenas.
Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
Diffused tense situations by remaining calm.
Responded to civil unrest, search and rescue operations.
Interviewed subjects, targets and witnesses for information verification and corroboration.
Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
Responded quickly to dispatch and took appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.
Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
Fostered rapport with school personnel and students to build trust and cultivate communication.
Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
Instructed suspects on field sobriety tests and used portable Alco Sensor and BT equipment to perform tests.
Investigated criminal and traffic offenses.
Supported community outreach initiatives by implementing school crisis and safety plan.
Adhered to all safety protocols and properly handled all equipment, weapons and materials.
Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
Investigated calls and complaints involving fire, theft, accident and hazard reports.
Shortened criminal investigation lead time while executing operational protocols for criminal and non-criminal violations.
Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
Organized and recorded facts to prepare incident reports.
Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
Cultivated working relationships with school staff and students to build trust and communication.
Interviewed, questioned and conducted undercover surveillance operations.
Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
Improved community safety by conducting field sobriety tests and investigating DUIs and vehicle accidents.
Investigated violent felon crimes in support of district attorney prosecution cases.
Responded to major interstate vehicular accidents with fatalities or serious injuries.
Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
Conducted high-speed vehicle pursuits to apprehend criminal suspects.
Directed traffic during emergency and congested situations to promote public safety and facilitate vehicular flow.
Checked with local pawnshops to locate stolen property.
Assisted local and federal agencies in criminal investigations.
Education and Training
Haywood Community College | Clyde, NCAssociate of Science in Fish And Wildlife Managment05/1997
Forsyth Technical Community College | Winston-salem, NCAssociate of Science in Criminal Justice05/1999
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