I obtain a strong background in criminal justice from my alma mater, Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. I am currently a police officer for Metropolitan Police Department. My goals are to serve and protect citizens from crime and dangerous activities, while also gaining a relationship with the community I work for.
As an officer, I respond to dispatched calls and take appropriate action at crime and medical emergencies. I also mediate domestic-related disturbances and protect victims from harm. As a first responder to crime scenes, I gather preliminary investigation information to write detailed arrest and accident reports.
As a special officer, I had access to special programs to input preliminary investigation information. I also conducted risk assessments while directing traffic during emergency and congested situations. My assessments reduced motor vehicle accidents occurring during the rush hours and school days. My duties also includes patrolling designated districts in patrol cars and on foot. I developed my critical thinking and writing skills, as well as my knowledge of criminal laws. I also assisted officers with teaching D.A.R.E. classes to local schools.
As a Loss Prevention Agent, I dressed in plain clothes to camouflage with shoppers and cease shoplifters. Acting as security personnel, I filed investigative reports, monitored surveillance cameras, and provided direct embedded security support to the company's management. My duties also included conducting security violations, criminal, and other law enforcement investigations, and inquiries. This decreased shrinkage in the company tremendously. I protected customers and property from potential violations.
As a sales associate, I developed a one on one relationship with clients, thus improving my interpersonal skills. My duties allowed me to provide product information to customers while receiving knowledge on their physical insecurities. My duties resulted in clients leaving the store satisfied and increased the company's productivity and positive reviews.
As a sales associate, I developed relationships with clients by styling and improving customers' business wardrobe. My duties allowed me to provide information on merchandise to customers while accommodating their preferences and needs. My duties resulted in clients leaving the store satisfied and increased the company's positive reviews and sales.
As a child care counselor, I established and maintained a safe play environment for the children. I also provided tutoring services and advised parents on their child's strengths and weaknesses. These organized activities developed the children's physical, emotional and social growth. This opportunity enabled me to develop patience and empathy towards others.
As a cashier, I provided security support by notifying loss prevention of any fraudulent transactions. I also disabled security devices on expensive merchandise for customers at the time of purchases. My responsibilities reduced shrinkage within the company and made sure every customer left the store satisfied.
As a child care counselor, I physically and verbally interacted with the children throughout the day to develop their learning skills. My assignment allowed me to coordinated field trips to local parks, movie theaters, and zoos. This position enabled me to have access control and security over the children and the facility.
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