Correctional Peace Officer Resume Samples

A Correctional Peace Officer is responsible for overseeing individuals who are arrested and awaiting trials and who have been sentenced to serve time in prison. While the duties vary from court to court and from state to state, the following are certain core tasks mentioned on the Correctional Peace Officer Resume – enforcing rules and keeping order within jails or prisons; supervising activities of inmates, searching inmates for contraband items, enforcing courtroom rules, assisting juries, delivering court documents, providing security for courthouses, supervising activities of inmates, escorting and transporting inmates, enforcing court procedures, and following court procedures.

Those seeking this job role must mention on the resume the following abilities and skills – good judgment skills; the ability to interact and effectively communicate with inmates, negotiating skills, an immense level of physical strength and endurance, and the potential to determine the best practical approach to solve problems. A high school diploma or GED is compulsory, however, for employment in federal prisons, a degree and experience in counseling or assistance is required.

 

Correctional Peace Officer Resume example

Correctional Peace Officer Resume

Objective : Career oriented highly motivated positive people person looking to enhance the world she lives in by just being the best employee possible. Smart, easy to teach, dedicated and trustworthy. I'm detail oriented known for my editing and proofreading abilities. As a former quality assurance auditor and coach I am comfortable with dead-line pressures that come with the job and dealing with people in less than ideal circumstances.

Skills : MS Office, Training Skills, Analysing Skills.

Description :

    1. Completed Correctional Academy and obtained P.O.S.T.
    2. Managed and Secured the daily activities of inmates.
    3. Assisted customers in preparing for and acquiring employment.
    4. Facilitated bilingual classes on unemployment insurance.
    5. Used computer and hand written reports to prepare, process, analyze and manage confidential information and documentation for incident reports and court hearings.
    6. Worked briefly as a Correctional Counselor CC1 for incarcerated males providing proper communication skills in interviewing.
    7. Ensured security at all times in the institution.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
A. A. In Foreign Languages


Correctional Peace Officer Resume

Headline : Maintained custody and security of prisoners and other incarcerated offenders and maintains order in Close Secure Mission (CSM) correctional institutions and other places of detention. Transported offenders to and from correctional facilities.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Filing, Typing, 10-Key, Phones, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Maintained security within California State Prison, Los Angeles County Lancaster, California.
    2. Oversaw the health and safety of staff and prisoners.
    3. Made initial assessment of prisoner's health, safety and security issues.
    4. Enforced rules and procedures set forth by the Board of Prison Terms in The Title 15, and The Department Operation Manuel (DOM).Explained rules for Inmate to understand the expectations and consequences of their behavior.
    5. Physically and visually inspected Inmates housing Units, yards, property and clothing.
    6. Maintained direct and constant supervision.
    7. Reported infractions of rules, apply appropriate amount of force to gain compliance according with policies ranging from verbal warnings, physical restraints, less lethal and in extreme cases deadly force.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Special Education


Correctional Peace Officer Resume

Objective : Maintained order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies, and laws. Inspected, inventoried, maintained physical control of, logs keys, tools, weapons, and related equipment.

Skills : Internet Sales Automotive/Business Development Experience.

Description :

    1. Acted as a positive role model for offenders, observe inmate behavior and work toward establishing positive relationships to prevent disturbances and escapes.
    2. Exercised effective disciplinary controls through the enforcement of center rules.
    3. Prepared discipline reports and case reports on inmates in their units, and maintain accurate, comprehensive records.
    4. Conducted security searches that my include searching inmates, cells, vehicles, and buildings.
    5. Used Interpersonal communication skills, verbal judo, officer survival, and sound judgement.
    6. Assisted in the managing of individual cases or writing reports for the National Parole Board.
    7. Maintained jail security; performs inmate head counts; monitors inmate activities. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's In Special Education

Correctional Peace Officer Resume

Headline : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Correctional Peace Officer professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me

Skills : Highly Computer Literate And Skilled At Technical Troubleshooting, Excellent Customer Communication, Very Experienced In The Sales Process Under Various Venues And Product Types.

Description :

    1. Inspected housing units, yards, buildings, inmates and inmates' property and clothing for dangerous Accomplishments Recovering dangerous weapons, contraband, and drugs to maintain the safety and security of staff, inmates, and the public.
    2. Participated in the Crisis Emergency Response Team as a member of a special unit.
    3. Ability to effectively communicate with various inmate groups and demonstrating an outstanding sense of diversity and cultural awareness.
    4. Presented a neat and professional image as an officer and maintaining the integrity of a Professional Correctional Peace Officer.
    5. Ability to utilize discretion and make quick decisions in an emergent situation.
    6. Guided and directed new officers in related duties.
    7. Ability to recognize suspicious activities and exerting situational awareness.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Social Work

Correctional Peace Officer Resume

Summary : Handling and training canines for tracking, search and rescue, guard duty, detection of contraband, and also Guarding facility entrances in order to screen visitors.

Skills : Customer Service, Multitasking, Peace Officer.

Description :

    1. Protected the public by ensuring convicted felons do not escape custody.
    2. Performed booking and prisoner intake activities.
    3. Transported inmates to and from appointments and to and from other facilities. 
    4. Administered alcohol tests to inmates.
    5. Testified in court in regard to alcohol tests. 
    6. Served meals and distributes clothing and linens.
    7. Confiscated contraband from inmates
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      7-10 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Management
                      Education
                      Education
                      MS

                      Correctional Peace Officer Resume

                      Headline : To gain a team leader Correctional Peace Officer position in a growing, dynamic, and professional atmosphere. Utilizing all the skills and experience I have acquired throughout my many years in sales, technology, customer relations, and management.

                      Skills : MS Office, Customer Service, Management Skills.

                      Description :

                        1. Served warrants, writing bonds, clerking bonds, collecting monies for bonds.
                        2. Provided security for medical clinic personnel. 
                        3. Signed visitors in and out during visitation hours. 
                        4. Wrote and maintained receipts for bond payments. 
                        5. Trained correctional staff regarding facility rules, procedures, and specific post duties.
                        6. Assigned work and inspects posts to ensure officers are performing properly.
                        7. Evaluated officer performance.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            5-7 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            MS

                            Correctional Peace Officer Resume

                            Objective : Seeking a Correctional Peace Officer position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

                            Skills : Law Enforcement, Fire Safety, Instructor, Security, EMT, Investigations.

                            Description :

                              1. Supervised Maximum Security inmates in a defined work, living, and recreation setting.
                              2. Conducted searches to seize controlled or unauthorized substances.
                              3. Conducted hourly facility and perimeter patrols to ensure the safety of staff and inmates.
                              4. Responded to emergency situations according to established policy and procedure.
                              5. Weapons Retention Instructor - Defensive Aerosol and Less Lethal Weapons Instructor - Restraint Chair Instructor - Acted as Assistant Shift Commander when needed.
                              6. Operated poison control center and was responsible for all staff and inmate movement within the facility.
                              7. Supervised and trained new officers on inmate housing units and also in the poison control center.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Junior
                            Education
                            Education
                            G.E.D

                            Correctional Peace Officer Resume

                            Headline : Enforcing rules, regulations, and state laws necessary for control and management of offenders and the maintenance of public safety, and also Enforcing all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.

                            Skills : Class B License, Multitasking, Peace Officer.

                            Description :

                              1. Monitored and controlled the behavior of Inmates.
                              2. Searched their belongings, their person, and any other effects.
                              3. Gave instruction regarding rules and discipline by using communication skills and directional force as needed.
                              4. Completed documentation regarding Inmates, rules, and procedures.
                              5. Trained and certified in Use of Force.
                              6. Trained and qualified to use firearms and Oleoresin Capsicum.
                              7. Membered of prison tactical team(CERT) - Member of Idaho Dept.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            5-7 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            High School Or Equivalent

                            Correctional Peace Officer Resume

                            Objective : Preparing admission, program, releases, transfers, and other reports, Overseeing offenders during work assignments, meals, and recreation periods, and also Observing the conduct and behavior of offenders to prevent disturbances and escapes.

                            Skills : Licensed Minister Class E Cdl, Multitasking.

                            Description :

                              1. Oversaw the safe and functional operations of assigned duty location.
                              2. Transported Maximum Security Offenders.
                              3. Assigned to Special Security Unit (Death Row).
                              4. Assigned to various response teams.
                              5. Interdicted of dangerous contraband.
                              6. Elected to Vice President of Ky Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 60.
                              7. Featured in monthly newsletters.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Junior
                            Education
                            Education
                            MS

                            Correctional Peace Officer Resume

                            Objective : An eager Correctional Peace Officer professional that works hard and has a strong desire to use my skills to progress in the business community. I have many transferable skills that I would love to use to help your company. I am also very excited to continue to learn and progress as a new professional.

                            Skills : Training Skills, Leadership, Multitasking.

                            Description :

                              1. Remained there for 2 1/2 years awaiting a transfer.
                              2. Transferred to a Correctional Community Service and Conservation Work Camp.
                              3. Worked alongside a NYS Department of Environmental Conservation employee with a Prison Work Gang of 12 incarcerated men for over a decade.
                              4. Provided labor for both outdoor conservation projects and logging operations.
                              5. Routinely used the inmate work gangs at all of the local government facilities within 100 miles and non-profit organizations that requested painting, construction, landscaping, custodial maintenance, and other projects.
                              6. Actively attended statewide and national training conferences for many years as part of my professional development.
                              7. Joined the career leading professionals within the multi-jurisdictional organization, NYCAYSA.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            High School Diploma