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Police officer

Experienced

Worked as a patrol officer in a mid-sized city, protecting the most dangerous and impoverished of neighborhoods.

  • Trained, mentored, and supervised a squad of 20+ entry-level police officers.
  • Assisted in undercover investigations that involved armed and dangerous civilians as well as the presence of illegal substances.
  • Kept and managed records of arrests made, and incidents reported.
  • Instructed youths via school programs about avoiding a life of crime and how to deal with situations that would involve the police.
  • Awarded the Dispatcher of the Year for overseeing critical situations that involved life threatening and traumatic incidents.

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Corrections officer

Entry level

Assisted the chief warden as a corrections officer in a juvenile detention center. 

  • Wrote reports, kept records, and tracked progress on juvenile offenders.
  • Provided advice and mentorship to juvenile residents serving sentences in the detention center.
  • Collaborated with social workers, educators, and social service programs to form treatment plans for inmates.
  • Responsible for vehicle maintenance and transportation of juvenile offenders to and from medical facilities and courthouses.
  • Supervised and monitored juvenile inmates participating in community service activities.
  • Performed regular inspections and maintenance on the safety and security of detention center.
  • Mediated in altercations between juvenile offenders.

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Probation officer

Experienced

Worked on a team of 20 to develop long-term and detailed plans for criminal offenders to become integrated into society after serving jail time.

  • Managed and rehabilitated more than 30 offenders in the County System.
  • Kept detailed records of inmates for supervisory purposes.
  • Tracked progress of criminal offenders with regular meetings both inside and outside the penitentiary.
  • Served as a liaison between criminal offenders and their families.
  • Created guidelines for determining the best course of action for rehabilitating criminal offenders.
  • Worked with rehabilitation clinics and employment centers to ensure that offenders were progressing.
  • Saw incarceration decrease by 25% while working with rehabilitated repeat offenders.

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Police chief

Experienced

Worked with the County Police Department to ensure that the community was protected from any crime and corruption.

  • Oversaw, trained, and supervised a staff of 150 at the County Police Department.
  • Collaborated with government officials to ensure safety and security of local community.
  • Ensured that County Police Department’s policies and procedures were carried out consistently.
  • Organized community events to raise funds and awareness for local charities and causes.
  • Maintained and kept up to date police equipment including vehicles, communication technology, and firearms.
  • Saw misdemeanors and felonies decrease by 30% while in charge of the County Police Department.

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Police officer

Experienced

Protected the life and welfare of citizens, enforced laws and regulations, investigating crimes, apprehended suspected criminal activity, and provided first aid and information to citizens. 

  • Responded to dispatched calls to reduce crime in the city.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment under pressure to maintain safety for people and property.
  • Provided CPR and first aid during emergencies before the arrival of paramedics.
  • Patrolled and protected the city from criminals.
  • Advised the public on laws, ordinances, and regulations.
  • Involved in community projects to bridge the gap between law enforcement and the public at large.

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Corrections officer

Senior

Worked with criminal justice personnel to maintain a safe, peaceful, and orderly penitentiary environment for both inmates and staff.

  • Documented the daily activities and responsibilities assigned to inmates.
  • Managed and supervised a team of 60 wardens, correctional officers, probation officers and custodians.
  • Adhered to policies for administering disciplinary action on both inmates and prison staff.
  • Successfully applied strategies and tactics that modified behavioral issues involving inmates such as funding a library and exercise facility exclusively for inmates within the confines of the penitentiary.
  • Teamed up with the Department of Corrections to ensure compliance to regulations and ethical considerations.

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Probation officer

Entry level

Assisted with improving convicted people's behavior through mentorship programs in both individual and group settings. Promoted positive growth by detecting factors that could trigger regression and developed measures to mitigate them. Monitored each individual closely to chart out the best path towards reformation.

  • Advocated for offenders' rights by aiding them to access counseling and job training in their reformation journey.
  • Promoted convicted individuals' acceptability back into society by organizing community service events.
  • Accelerated the rehabilitation of offenders by offering them constructive approaches to life.

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Police chief

Entry level

Worked closely with various department heads in planning, developing, and implementing law enforcement activities to reduce criminal activities for enhanced public safety. Designed effective patrol and crime deterrence strategies through in-depth analysis of all crime data maps, graphs, and statistics.

  • Amplified the efficiency by hiring top-performing personnel and establishing strategic performance monitoring tools, guaranteeing responsive and professional police services.
  • Designed and coordinated community engagement programs, educating the public on all the policies and regulations, their rights, and the rights of law enforcers, safety procedures, etc.

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Police officer

Experienced

Performed general patrol and operational police duties and was responsible for law enforcement duties to ensure the safety, welfare, and protection of students, staff, and property in the regions under the agency's authorized jurisdiction.

  • Maintained order, responded to emergencies, and prevented crime to ensure public safety.
  • Demonstrated successful engagement of the community-oriented policing philosophy.
  • Enforced all applicable codes, ordinances, laws, and regulations.
  • Assisted accident victims and others who needed first aid for injuries sustained.
  • Interviewed victims, criminals, and eyewitnesses; wrote investigative reports; and examined evidence to determine whether violations had occurred.
  • Gave evidence in court or acted as an eyewitness in traffic and prosecution cases.

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Corrections officer

Experienced

Supervised and maintained safe and secured prison wards while enforcing and carrying through the necessary standards of conduct for inmates.

  • Performed monthly searches and screenings for weapons and illegal substances in prison cells.
  • Acted as a mediator in conflicts with violent and irascible inmates.
  • Organized programs that allowed inmates to partake in community services with the public with the necessary regulations being enforced and supervision strongly adhered to.
  • Maintained and updated records of incident reports.
  • Attended disciplinary hearings for severe offenders.
  • Monitored high-risk offenders for potentially destructive and violent tendencies.
  • Reported to the commissioner of the Department of Corrections.

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