Detention Officer Resume Samples

The main duty of a Detention Officer is to supervise the inmates mainly at the state detainment facility. Working in courtrooms, jails and juvenile detention centers, the job of these officers is to oversee the safe imprisonment of inmates. The other core duties are listed on the Detention Officer Resume as follows – overseeing arrested prisoners, keeping inmates in order, ensuring smooth and safe operations of jails and juvenile detention centers, controlling fights among prisoners transporting prisoners from the pre-trial detention facility to courtrooms and escorting them while they are awaiting sentence.

The job description should outline the following attributes – no background of any criminal convictions, good eyesight, hearing, and physical fitness and strong decision-making skills. In addition, the individual should be able to monitor the prisoners closely and be able to apply approved principles and methods in performing the assigned duties. Every state has different requirements, while some want only a high school diploma, many others want an associate’s degree.

Detention Officer Resume

Objective : Dedicated employee with a strong work ethic and the ability to build lasting client relationships. Experienced in the medical field, sales, customer relations, technical support and conflict resolution. Adept at communicating effectively with customers and co-workers. Exceptional organizational and planning skills; adaptable; enjoy new challenges.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Mac OS X, Windows 7, Customer Service, Security, Record Keeping, Troubleshooting, Training & Development, Hardware

Description :

  • Entered all inmates demographic and violations into federal and state program data base.
  • Escorted new and existing prisoners to and from the booking area, recreation facilities, library, computer center, nurses station, medical facilities, courtrooms and meeting, and interrogation areas.
  • Patrolled and monitors cells, inmate activity, common areas, and the secure perimeter to mitigate and prevent prisoner escapes.
  • Initiated disciplinary actions against prisoners for facility violations and reports infractions of rules and laws.
  • Report writing and documentation in regards to violations and facilities daily activity.
  • Controlled fights and disruptions, restored order and mediated inmate disputes.
  • Provided supportive interaction with the prisoners to help mitigate anxiety and the effects of social, economic, and chemical dependency disruptions.
  • Reviewed and monitored all incoming/outgoing mail to assure state policy, rules and regulations are maintained.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Administration


Detention Officer II Resume

Headline : Detention Officers focused on maintaining peace, security and safety within correction centers and federal prison systems. Extensively trained in crisis prevention and intervention. Seasoned corrections professional who remains calm and confident even in the most adverse and stressful working conditions. Detention Officers equipped with a strong moral code and excellent crisis management techniques. Focuses on safety in all interactions with inmates and staff.

Skills : Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Lotus, Excel, Outlook, Internet Browser, Spreadsheets, Internet Explorer, Form Imprint, Outlook.

Description :

  • Increased interpersonal and leadership skills within a highly structured environment.
  • Record information, such as prisoner identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance, and keep daily logs of detainee activities.
  • Inspect conditions of locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates at correctional facilities to ensure security and help prevent escapes.
  • Monitor conduct of detainee in housing unit, or during work or recreational activities, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or violence.
  • Monitors inmates, watching closely for unusual behavior, improper conduct or signs of conflict.
  • Builds and maintains rapport with inmates, defuses disruptive behavior by verbal interventions, controls disruptive behavior by appropriate verbal orders and/or appropriate use of physical force.
  • Conducted regular procedural checkup to ensure that inmates do not keep contrabands.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Management


Station And Detention Officer Resume

Headline : Administrative or Personnel Management position in a fast-paced environment, which utilizes my communication skills working with the public. To obtain the full-time position as a Family Case Manager.

Skills : 60 Wpm, Listening , Communication, Detail Oriented, Well Organized And Reliable.

Description :

  • Maintained control over inmates by always being aware of their location.
  • Exercised surveillance and control over detainees, and maintained order and discipline.
  • Performed duties related to the detention, processing, safeguarding, security, escort and transport of deta inees as required in the contract.
  • Organized the community involvement committee for the department with collaboration with the police department staff building community relations.
  • Take prisoners into custody and escort to locations within and outside of facility, such as visiting room, medical, and courtroom.
  • Searched prisoners and vehicles and conduct shakedowns of cells for valuables and contraband, such as weapons or drugs.
  • Monitored conduct of prisoners in housing unit, to prevent escape or violence.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Detention Officer II Resume

Objective : Responsible and experienced law enforcement professional, skilled in various aspects of military, transport, training, supply and operations management, seeking an administrative leadership opportunity.

Skills : Office Administration, Administrative Assistant, Leadership Development, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Bookkeeping, Filing, Customer Service

Description :

  • Organized the community involvement committee for the department with collaboration with the police department staff building community relations.
  • Coordinates and assists with social and recreational activities for detainees and inmates.
  • Coordinates and monitors inmate or detainee movements, conducts counts, and provides emergency response as needed.
  • Records visits; inspects items brought into the jail; checks incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Provides inmates opportunity to call attorney or relative; advises inmates on institutional rules and regulations.
  • Receives and processes inmates into custody of institution; searches prisoners; takes charge of personal property.
  • Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Detention Officer III Resume

Summary : Ten years experience working in the customer orientated industries Competent at managing responsibilities in a high-volume atmosphere Skilled at interacting with customers of all socioeconomic backgrounds Hard worker, quick learner, and ability to assume responsibility.

Skills : Microsoft Word And Microsoft Office, Mental Health, Training, CPR Certified, Security D License, Passport Available

Description :

  • Manage and supervise inmate behavior during operation of detention center.
  • Developed reputation as an efficient detention officer with high levels of accuracy of written reports.
  • Supervise and control inmate behavior during the operation of the detention center or restraining by force if necessary using handcuffs and or other restraints.
  • Prepare and serve meals to inmates three times daily, administer medication to inmates as needed.
  • Supervises the cleaning of jail housing area supervises inmate movement within the facility.
  • Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.
  • Being flexible and adaptable is necessary due to being assigned to various duty posts.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor of Arts

Detention Officer I Resume

Objective : Experienced associate seeking a challenging position where my experience, facilitated work responsibilities, education, and accomplishments will contribute to the success of your organization. Highly competitive, self starter whom is organized, disciplined and goal oriented. Excellent communication skills demonstrated by ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds. Listens to and determines the needs of clients before offering a solution.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Personnel Management, Comptia A+, Current Security Clearance, Training & Development

Description :

  • Secured facility by conducting random property and pat down searches all done in a professional manner.
  • Inspected assigned post for any faults and reported any suspicious actions.
  • Kept accountability of all detainees or coworkers entering or leaving an assigned post.
  • Completed daily paperwork including organizing, filling out, and filing paperwork.
  • Issued clothing and other personal products to ensure detainees met proper health and hygiene standards.
  • Maintained visual presentation standards that were consistent with division philosophy and direction.
  • Upheld control of detainees constant visual supervision monitored suspicious actions maintained self-awareness of all surroundings secured areas to ensure a safe work environment maintained work environment to uphold facility standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters of Science

Detention Officer/Booking Officer Resume

Headline : Over 6 years experience in the criminal justice industry. Corrections Officer focused on maintaining peace, security and safety within correction centers and federal prison systems. Extensively trained in crisis prevention and intervention.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Typing, Organizational, Filing, Faxing, Customer Service, Law Enforcement, Retail, Administrative Assistant

Description :

  • Initiates and maintains detained youth counts as directed by departmental and facility operating procedures and policies.
  • Guarantee adherence to all laws and regulations by both patrons and fellow employees.
  • Organized mandatory training for department and state/federal requirements for the facility.
  • Coordinates and monitors inmate or detainee movements, conducts counts and provides emergency response as needed.
  • Maintain the safety and security of incarcerated individuals and jail facility.
  • Provides security in program activities and supervises labor crews in various areas around the facility.
  • Monitored conduct of prisoners, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, in order to prevent escape and violence.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma

Detention Officer II Resume

Summary : Business Minded and Solutions Oriented Analyst and Problem Solver with a solid track record of Customer Interaction and Business Skills. An entry-level position, with opportunity for advancement.To obtain a position as Loss Prevention Detective.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Customer Relations

Description :

  • Managed the detainee population's safety and welfare at an immigration and customs enforcement federal detention facility.
  • Processed incoming and outgoing detainee population and personal property in accordance with American correctional standards and i. C. E detention standards.
  • Upholding the custody and control of the facility against any security breaches.
  • Maintained a safe and clean living area, free of any hazardous contraband or prohibited objects.
  • Maintained proper and accurate documentation of facility activities in accordance with American correctional standards and i. C. E detention standards.
  • Maintained accurate inventory of supplies, chemicals, and prohibited tools or materials in accordance with OSHA regulations.
  • Monitored radio communications and used HD cameras and digital recording equipment to monitor detainees and staff movements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates in Business Administration

Juvenile Detention Officer Resume

Objective : Dependable Detention Officer with extensive experience in security and corrections. Comprehensive knowledge of constitutional rights of prisoner law enforcement detainment policies and practices reporting management systems and prisoner escort practices and techniques. Adept at establishing effective working relationships with department staff other law enforcement agency staff and the public. Overall goal is the safe and smooth operation of the facility's detention center. Must monitor inmates to see that they are not causing harm to themselves or others.

Skills : AutoCAD, REVIT, Google SketchUp, Microsoft Office Suite

Description :

  • Receives and processes inmates into the custody of institution; searches prisoners; take charge of the personal property.
  • Provides inmates opportunity to call attorney or relative; advises inmates on institutional rules and regulations.
  • Escorts and safeguards inmates to cell; checks on inmates physical condition.
  • Taking of arrest photos and assuring inmates safety and security prior to processing into a housing unit or released on bond.
  • Handcuffs and removes specified inmates from holdover cells and escorts inmates to and from arraignments.
  • Monitors and controls inmates behavior in holdover cells and housing unit cell and periodically physical head counts.
  • Skills used able to maintain safety and security in order to help keep facility running properly and reduce risk or threats to facility.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Detention Officer Resume

Objective : Assertive Detention Officer skilled at confidently guiding and monitoring inmates to maintain and achieve proper security and order. Desires a position in a Clerical field. Brings more than five years of experience in customer service, data entry and crisis prevention.

Skills : Microsoft, Organization, Quick Learner, Dependable

Description :

  • Receives and processes inmates into the custody of institution; searches prisoners; take charge of the personal property.
  • Provides inmates opportunity to call attorney or relative; advises inmates on institutional rules and regulations.
  • Supervises inmates during meals, personal hygiene, and related activities for conformance to institutional rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Escorts and safeguards inmates to cell; checks on inmates physical condition.
  • Dispenses personal and cell cleaning equipment; keeps a record of money received from inmates.
  • Records visits; inspects items brought into the jail; checks incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Search prisoners and vehicles and conduct shakedowns of cells for valuables and contraband, such as weapons or drugs.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma