sheriff of dale county resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Personable and Responsible Individual with a thorough knowledge of the law and established procedures. Strong problem-solving skills to perform under stress when confronted with the unexpected. Looking to build upon skills and tackle new responsibilities. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work. Multi-faceted Professional with over 27 years of experience serving community, offering extensive experience and strong qualifications in law enforcement and conflict resolution. Expertise in public relations, interviews and interrogations and crime detection and prevention. Ambitious and honest with a very flexible schedule.

  • Emergency Protocol/Training Exercises/Learning Strategies
  • Emergency Situation Response/Corrective Actions
  • Local and State Laws
  • Facility Safety and Security
  • Community Relations/Communications
  • Records Maintenance/Auditing Processes and Procedures
  • Operation Monitoring/Logging/Analysis
  • Issue and Conflict Resolution/Problem Management
  • Enforcement/Incident Investigations
  • Safety and Risk Assessments and Management
  • Budgeting and Resource, Cost Management
  • Social Perceptiveness/Active Listening/Critical Thinking
Work History
01/2007 to 01/2023
Sheriff Of Dale County Dale County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,
  • Supervised the management of 1033 program where excess equipment is acquired from DOD through LESO. Majority of the items received are subject to exceptional physical security,protection,control, and accountability.
  • Supervised the physical security and personnel security for multiple election locations.
  • Over seen Purchase and build and implementation and maintenance of New digital Radio System(p-25). This System provides communications to 9 agencies.
  • Supervised the Investigation of crimes, The interviewing of witnesses and victims and The gathering of physical evidence and preserves for court.
  • Planned, scheduled and supervised work of over 70 subordinates.
  • Increased productivity by effectively leading Dale County Sheriff's Office and establishing operational goals.
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved its integrity for court hearings while testifying under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Effectively established new systems for crime reports, investigations, suspect records resulting in strengthened traceability.
  • Prepared yearly Budgets For Sheriff's Office and Jail, processed monthly billing. Managed 4.3 Million Dollar Budget.
  • Maintained structure and security during court proceedings.
  • Assessed and Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety and a secure environment.
  • Served as Executive Board Member to Alabama Sheriff's Association.
  • Served as Representative National Sheriff's on National Criminal Justice Information Board working groups.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Observed and managed Corrections Facility operations and inmate activity to maintain order and safety of 116 inmates and 24 Corrections Officer's.
  • Conducted security audits to identify vulnerabilities for Government Buildings.
03/1997 to 12/2006
Deputy Sheriff/Criminal Investigator Dale County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues.
  • Investigated incidents and crimes, collected evidence and recorded witness statements.
  • Gathered information and evidence to assist in solving crimes.
  • Maintained structure and security during court proceedings.
  • Organized documents such as logs, records, reports and agendas to streamline processing and improve traceability.
  • Drafted reports detailing incidents and safety violations.
  • Served court documents and completed civil process duties.
  • Researched and analyzed crime statistics to maintain awareness and knowledge.
  • Filled in for absent Supervisors to maintain continuous leadership structure and support team members.
  • Oversaw security for businesses by monitoring grounds.
  • Increased productivity by supervising daily activities and performance of Newly Hired Deputies as Field Training Officer.
  • Guided Individuals through alcohol and drug testing, background checks, investigations, statement delivery and reporting.
  • Worked with Federal and State Law Enforcement
05/1995 to 03/1997
Dispatcher/Corrections Officer Dale County Sheriff's Office City, STATE,
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Operated telephone and radio equipment to receive requests and reports from police officers, medical dispatch and firefighting crews.
  • Entered criminal record checks (NCIC), driver's license numbers and warrants into telecommunications systems to fulfill officer requests.
  • Used CAD software to track and maintain case incident numbers and logs.
  • Monitored video surveillance feed and system alerts for suspicious activity.
  • Maintained updated and detailed records of calls in physical and electronic database.
  • Oversaw and maintained custody of inmates in maximum security.
  • Authored incident reports for management on violations and discrepancies.
  • Sanctioned regulatory compliance while managing visual inspections, work crew accountability, illegal substance checks and cell assessments.
  • Received and processed inmates into custody of institution by searching prisoners and taking charge of personal property.
  • Documented prisoner identification, charges and inmate disturbance incidents.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
Expected in to to
Law Enforcement: Law Enforcement Officer
Southwest Alabama Police Academy Faulkner State - Bay Minette, AL,

Basic Police Academy

Laws and Criminal Procedures

Vehicle Code Enforcement

Patrol Procedures and Operation

Criminal Investigations

Drug Law Enforcement

Case Presentation

Operation of Patrol Vehicles

Control Tactics


Emergency Response Training

Scenarios and Practical Exercises

Expected in to to
Executive: Executive Law Enforcement
National Sheriff's Institute - Longmont, CO,
  • Elected Class -President

Developing Your Executive Team

Building And Maintaining Professional Ethics

Leading Your Agency Through Crisis

Leading Individuals and Teams through Conflict

Interpersonal and Organizational Communication

Decision-making; Rational and Bias

Developing External Partnerships

Expected in to to
Sheriff's Training: Sheriff/ Elections
The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL,

Continuing Education

Expected in 05/1991 to to
High School Diploma:
George W Long High School - Skipperville, AL
  • Implicit Bias Training, Wallace College -2022

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School Attended

  • Southwest Alabama Police Academy Faulkner State
  • National Sheriff's Institute
  • The University of Alabama
  • George W Long High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Sheriff Of Dale County
  • Deputy Sheriff/Criminal Investigator
  • Dispatcher/Corrections Officer


  • Law Enforcement
  • Executive
  • Sheriff's Training
  • High School Diploma

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