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
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Professional Summary

Personable and Responsible Sheriff 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. Multi-faceted Sheriff 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
Sheriff Of Dale County, 01/2007 to 01/2023
Dale County Sheriff's OfficeCity, STATE,

  • Served as witness in court and provided evidence as required.
  • Spearheaded Software deployment and management to improve operations.
  • Over seen $800,0 Purchase and build and implementation and maintenance of New digital Radio System(p-25)
  • Investigated crimes, interviewed witnesses and victims and gathered physical evidence and preserves for court.
  • Patrolled in assigned district in patrol car for purpose of observing area for possible criminal activity.
  • Planned, scheduled and supervised work of over 70 subordinates.
  • Liaised with local, state and federal regulatory agencies to streamline investigation completion.
  • Increased field contacts, vehicle stops, criminal arrests and traffic citation 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 3.5 Million Dollar Budget.
  • Provided public safety assistance at community events to maintain safe and secure environments.
  • Maintained structure and security during court proceedings.
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
  • Scheduled training for Sheriff's Office Employees on legislatively approved changes within the Laws of the code of Alabama.
  • Lobbied and Established legislation for State and Local Laws for Sheriff's Office's in Alabama.
  • Served as Advisory Board Member to Criminal Justice Program Wallace Community Program.
  • Served as Executive Board Member to Alabama Sheriff's Association.
  • President Of Alabama Sheriff's Association 2017
  • Served Angel House Board of Directors
  • Served Community Correction Dale County Board of Directors
  • Served as Board member for Boy's and Girl's Club of South Alabama
  • Served as Representative National Sheriff's on National Criminal Justice Information Board working groups
  • Served on Dale County Drug Free Coalition
  • Served On Alabama Sentencing Commission
  • Commander Wiregrass Violent Crimes/Drug Taskforce 33rd Judicial Circuit
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Observed and managed jail operations and inmate activity to maintain order and safety of 116 inmates and 24 Corrections Officer's.
Deputy Sheriff/Criminal Investigator, 03/1997 to 12/2006
Dale County Sheriff's OfficeCity, 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.
  • Observed jail and inmate activity to maintain order and safety of 116 inmates and guards.
  • Provided public safety assistance at community events to maintain safe and secure environments.
  • Interviewed criminal targets and witnesses to uncover facts for verification and authentication.
  • Maintained structure and security during court proceedings.
  • Monitored crowded public areas and events to mitigate risk and promote safety.
  • Organized criminal 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.
  • Maintained employees' job performances in conformance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Filled in for absent Supervisors to maintain continuous leadership structure and support team members.
  • Oversaw security for businesses by monitoring grounds.
  • Managed debriefings for criminal subjects to acquire data relevant to investigations.
  • 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

Dispatcher/Corrections Officer, 05/1995 to 03/1997
Dale County Sheriff's OfficeCity, STATE,
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility.
  • Questioned callers to determine nature of problems and locations to direct type of response needed.
  • Operated telephone and radio equipment to receive requests and reports from police officers, medical dispatch and firefighting crews.
  • Entered criminal record checks, 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 alarm systems and closed circuit televisions to dispatch appropriate police response to intrusions and trouble indicated alarms.
  • Relayed latest information to first responders via electronic means, telephone calls and radio responses.
  • Maintained updated and detailed records of calls in physical and electronic database.
  • Trained new employees in various procedures and gave feedback on work performance.
  • Maintained safety and security of staff and public by applying defensive techniques and physical restraints.
  • Supervised inmates during all activities and transfers to monitor compliance and implement corrective actions.
  • Monitored radio transmissions between staff to respond immediately to directions and emergencies.
  • Conducted pat downs and strip searches of inmates and visitors to prevent contraband from entering facility.
  • Routinely counted inmates and in response to potential security breaches.
  • Inspected condition of locks, window bars, doors and gates to prevent prisoner escapes.
  • 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.
  • Reduced escape attempts, crimes and other hazardous activity through close observation and situational awareness.
  • Received and processed inmates into custody of institution by searching prisoners and taking charge of personal property.
  • Drove passenger vehicles and trucks to transport inmates to other institutions, courtrooms, hospitals and work sites.
  • Arranged library visits, work assignments, family visits and counseling appointments for prisoners.
  • Examined incoming and outgoing mail to detect contraband.
  • Documented prisoner identification, charges and inmate disturbance incidents.
  • Patrolled facility and work areas to complete headcounts of inmates.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
Law Enforcement: Law Enforcement Officer, Expected in
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

Executive: Executive Law Enforcement, Expected in
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

Sheriff's Training: Sheriff/ Elections, Expected in
The University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, AL,
No Degree: Criminal Justice, Expected in
George C Wallace Community College - Dothan - Dothan, AL
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1991
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 C Wallace Community College - Dothan
  • 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
  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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