Court Security Officer Resume Samples

A Court Security Officer works at the Federal Marshal’s service and helps maintain peace in the courtroom and courthouse. A well-written Court Security Officer Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – taking responsibility for all security aspects of the courthouse; ensuring that the judges and the staff, court employees and the general visiting public are safe, protecting the people in the court; performing tasks such as handling papers to the judge, ejecting people from the courtroom; helping witnesses leave the court stand; taking charge of watching over a jury; and monitoring that no weapons are brought into the courthouse.

These security officers serving at the court are responsible for the safety of the people and the place. It is common for employers to hire applicants having prior law enforcement experience, and a bachelor’s degree. The requirements include being between 18-21 years of age and being the country’s citizen. For this post, an individual must pass the background check and physical tests.

Court Security Officer Resume example

Court Security Officer Resume

Objective : As a Court Security Officer, performed a variety of fixed-post, mobile, or foot patrols while maintaining situational awareness and made decisions and/or took actions consistent with established post orders, facility rules, guidelines and protocols.

Skills : Public Safety and Security, Law and Government, Active Listening, Judgement and Decision Making, Administration and Management.

Description :

    1. Protected the privacy and confidentiality of judges, law enforcement agencies, lawyers, defendants and victims, Social Services, and other court system personnel.
    2. Maintained access to highly-sensitive data while protecting the confidentiality and integrity of classified information.
    3. Responsible for the security of all Circuit, District, Juvenile, and Family Courts of a courthouse ensuring that no weapons are brought into the courthouse and the public complies with building safety rules.
    4. Operated Metal Detector and Garrett Wand devices to screen and prevent any illegal drugs, weapons, or paraphernalia being brought into the courthouse.
    5. Monitored Electronic Surveillance Alarm systems to detect any unauthorized entries, identify officials and employees before authorizing their entrance, and directed guests to authorized areas.
    6. Protected properties against theft, fire, terrorism, vandalism, and illegal activity inside the courthouse and monitor electronic surveillance stations.
    7. Conducted hand searches of personally carried items to inspect for potentially dangerous objects.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA


Court Security Officer Resume

Objective : Strong experience in practical aspects of paralegal field; Specialisation in Personal Injury, Criminal, Civil, and Domestic Law Deep knowledge of legal research writing Solid understanding of preparing legal materials.

Skills : Safety Procedures, Federal Courts, Court Security.

Description :

    1. Operated and maintained the security screening functions in court facilities.
    2. Responded to calls for security services and assistance.
    3. Operated state-of-the-art security screening monitors to inspect hand-carried items for concealed dangerous items.
    4. Secured weapons prior to persons entering the courthouse and ensures weapons are safely secured in lockers.
    5. Confiscated and seized unauthorized weapons and process them for criminal charges and/or destruction.
    6. Maintained accurate daily records of number of visitors entering the courthouse and tracks weapons confiscated.
    7. Operated walk-through magnetometer, hand held wand metal weapon detector or other related types of screening devices to check visitors entering the courthouse for weapons and other prohibited articles.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Legal Studies


Court Security Officer Resume

Headline : To secure a challenging and responsible Court Security Officer position with the potential for growth in a field that will draw on education, ethics, and experiences, and utilize knowledge and skills.

Skills : Customer Service, Federal Courts,Safety Procedures.

Description :

    1. Screened individuals entering the Justice Center Complex.
    2. Ensured 100% employee ID compliance at all entrances to the Justice Center.
    3. Identified restricted items and properly secure them following security procedures.
    4. Demonstrated proper hand scanning of individual both with a wand and by hand pat-down.
    5. Performed foot patrol checking assigned areas for unusual or dangerous conditions.
    6. Monitored all security cameras reporting unusual occurrences to proper authority.
    7. Maintained all logs notified the supervisor and /or proper authority of any important or unusual occurrences.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Court Security Officer Resume

Objective : To work in a full-time Court Security Officer position using experience and education to bring an organization a positive attitude and long term employment to maximize potential.

Skills : Safety Procedures, Courtroom Security, X-Ray Machines.

Description :

    1. Provided security in the court building and grounds.
    2. Screened all persons entering the court building and grounds.
    3. Confiscated any prohibited objects or materials.
    4. Conducted daily security checks of interior and exterior of building and grounds.
    5. Checked doors, gates, and other access points.
    6. Provided information and assistance to persons entering the court building.
    7. Directed visitors to appropriate staff and/or building locations.
    8. Explained policies and procedures and answers questions.
    9. Escorted individuals to and from restricted areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Court Security Officer Resume

Summary : Over 5 years of experience as a Court Security Officer, responsible for ensuring the safety of federal courts and court employees against unauthorised, illegal and potentially life-threatening activities.

Skills : X-Ray Machines, Courtroom security, Detect Weapons, Alaram systems.

Description :

    1. Provided numerous services including but not limited to: front-line security to the clients in a wide variety of situations (i.e.controlling access to client facilities, using x-ray machines and metal detectors, inspecting vehicles, patrolling facilities, escorting key officials, and guarding restricted areas).
    2. Ensured safety and protection of personnel, property, and resources within the facility.
    3. Filed accident/incident reports as needed.
    4. Conducted roving patrol, traffic control, and package inspections.
    5. Accepted assignments cooperatively and completes by the agreed-upon deadline.
    6. Understood and initiated action to assist department goals when volume increases or decreases.
    7. Worked as a team player in collaboration with others on solving problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's in Law

Court Security Officer Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Court Security Officer with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Alarm Systems, Incident Reports, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Protected privacy and ensured the safety of judges.
    2. Provided security for prisoners, witnesses, jurors, court personnel, and the public in the courtroom and other designated areas of the courthouse.
    3. Took appropriate action in disruptive situations in the courtroom or other designated areas, including assaultive behavior where persons may be armed or unarmed, and subduing or apprehending escaping prisoners, or to provide first response in other emergency situations.
    4. Maintained order and decorum of the court during hearings and trials.
    5. Assisted judges, attorneys, jurors, and the public in their interaction with the court system.
    6. Provided security in the prisoner detention area and the courtroom, including monitoring, securing, and feeding prisoners.
    7. Escorted prisoners from the holding area to the courtroom and other designated areas.
    8. Communicated with jurors, witnesses, attorneys, etc.regarding court proceedings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Court Security Officer Resume

Summary : To secure a challenging position that offers the opportunity for Court Security Officer professional and career development with a dynamic and progressive agency.

Skills : Management, Training, Law Enforcement, Budgeting.

Description :

    1. Processed and screened over 100 people per day to ensuring law and order in court at all times.
    2. Responded to all courthouse alarms, codes for prisoners, judges, and the general public.
    3. Performed body searches for security purposes.
    4. Used restraints such as handcuffs, and spit masks.
    5. Arrested juveniles and adults in court. Provided some counseling.
    6. Received and processed information of a sensitive or confidential nature with discretion, tact, and diplomacy.
    7. Prepared written reports such as incident reports and delivered oral reports to proper supervisors.
    8. Screened general public with handheld won and used a computerized scan screen as well.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Law

Court Security Officer Resume

Summary : Court Security Officer position over 5 years of experience, education and proven abilities will have valuable application and provide opportunities for professional growth and challenges conducive to personal satisfaction.

Skills : Customer Service, Incident Reports, Security Personnel, Law Enforcement.

Description :

    1. Provided security by patrolling interior and exterior of courthouse and escorting judges and other court employees.
    2. Enforced courtroom rules of behavior and warn persons not to smoke or disturb court procedure.
    3. Maintained order in courtroom during trial and guard jury from outside contact.
    4. Checked courtroom for security and cleanliness and assure availability of sundry supplies, such as notepads, for use by judge, jurors, and attorneys.
    5. Escorted prisoners to and from courthouse and maintain custody of prisoners during court proceedings.
    6. Provided jury escort to restaurants and other areas outside of the courtroom to prevent jury contact with the public.
    7. Responsible for providing security presence in the courtroom, enforcing federal law and judicial orders within the courtroom, enforced local court rules regarding prohibited items, and provided protection to court proceedings as circumstances dictate.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

Court Security Officer Resume

Objective : Seeking to gain employment in the Metropolitan area; additionally, seeking to build on foundation of being a team player, in providing quality services in order to protect, defend, and advance the cause of vital interests and resources via security measures.

Skills : Security/investigation, Law Enforcement, X-Ray Machines, Federal Courts.

Description :

    1. Enforced the District's entry and identification system which includes operating security screening equipment to detect weapons, contraband, and prohibited items, checking items such as handbags, briefcases, computers, packages, baby carriages, wheelchairs, etc.
    2. Patrolled court facilities and grounds of the facility in accordance with applicable post orders.
    3. Monitored closed-circuit television, duress alarm systems and other security equipment, courtrooms, judge chambers, and jury rooms.
    4. Directed, provided armed escort services for judges, court personnel, jurors, and other designated individuals.
    5. Enforced federal law while in the performance of assigned duties.
    6. Prepared various reports and recorded regarding contract performance issues, such as labor hours worked, accidents, fire, bomb threats, unusual incidents, or unlawful acts that occurred within the court facility area.
    7. Responsible for securing unattended courtrooms, an inspection of courtrooms prior to a proceeding, tested of security devices, and other duties concerning security of the court area.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Court Security Officer Resume

Summary : As a Court Security Officer over 6 years of experience, utilized statistical and data analysis Compliance. Ensured all operations implemented are consistent with organizational policy.

Skills : Federal Courts, Court Security, X-Ray Machines, Court Room.

Description :

    1. Provided safety and security to the staff and visitors of the County Justice Center.
    2. Transported inmates to and from jail to the appropriate court.
    3. Communicated with co-workers to overestimate the radio.
    4. Monitored tv screens and dispatch co-workers to any possible situation(s).
    5. Served warrants as needed.
    6. Responsible for the overall safety and security of everyone who visited the Justice Center.
    7. Performed court security for marshall service. 
    8. Maintained security at the federal courthouse.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA