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Deputy Sheriffs patrol an assigned district in a patrol car in order to observe the area for potential criminal activity or other situations that could be a threat to public safety. Skills listed on sample resumes of Deputy Sheriffs include following up on calls and conducting criminal investigations related to those calls; prosecuting criminal and traffic cases; and maintaining a good working relationship with the community. High school diplomas or their equivalent are required on applicants' resumes, as well as any appropriate academy training consistent with what the applicant's county requires.

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Deputy Sheriff

Performing varied law enforcement duties including investigation of crime. Protection of life and property, enforces laws and ordinances and maintains order. Executes all tasks associated with first responder police services, general patrol duties, and collision investigation. Responds to major crime scene investigations for any death of a violent or suspicious nature, murder, suicide, accident, drug overdose, sexual assaults, and armed robberies. Enforces traffic and criminal laws. Patrols assigned areas in a vehicle and/or on foot. Deter and discover crime, perform investigations, aid persons in trouble, and render other public services. Respond to reports of crime and take action as the situation requires. Interview victims and witnesses, gather evidence and arrest suspects. Investigate suspicious persons, identify and secure evidence, and complete reports. Locate, document, and preserve physical evidence through visual examination, photography, and collection. Develop street contacts and obtain information about crimes, check known and possible stolen property outlets. Testify in court regarding investigations, evidence collected, arrests, and criminal cases referred for charges.

  • Served as a Field Training Officer for 14 years while assigned to the Patrol Division.
  • Was selected to serve a 3 year rotation in the Detective Division, specifically in the Domestic Violence position due to extensive training and experience in this field.
  • Volunteered to serve on the Civil Emergency Response Team (CERT) which response to instances of civil unrest or riot to protect persons and property.
  • Volunteered to serve as a Fusion Liaison Officer as a representative of the Sheriff's Office with the Washington State Fusion Center dealing with information specific to Homeland Security.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
22
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
C
Certificate
2

Deputy Sheriff

Responded to complaints involving domestic relations problems, nuisances, or public disturbances.

  • Investigated all elements of the crime; interview witnesses, victims and suspects; gather and marked all physical evidence; responsible for the custody and disposition of all evidence.
  • Prepared detailed written records and reports while serving court documents and warrants.
  • Created intake assessments and follow ups regarding highly confidential information.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with judges, jail staff, probation / parole officers and courtroom staff.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Psychology
3

Deputy Sheriff

Responsible for the interpretation and enforcement of local and federal criminal and civil laws

  • Researched, analyzed, and interpreted criminal and civil laws aiding in the public law enforcement process
  • Maintained a safe environment to conduct court proceedings for judge, jury, and other attendees.
  • Recording, coordinating, and logging court proceedings
  • Drafted, processed, and served warrants, summonses, subpoenas, civil and other official papers.
  • Investigated crimes, interviewed witnesses, complainants, and victims; responsible for gathering physical evidence
  • Responsible for the maintenance and production of judicial records and reports detailing intimate daily activities and incidents to include safety and violations.
  • Provide and gather pertinent information, by analyzing and interpreting laws, to assist public and law enforcement
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Phlebotomy
4

Deputy Sheriff

Performed all functions related to the booking of arrestees and the processing of criminal registrants

  • Cooperated with other law enforcement agencies for matters relating to the investigation of crimes and the apprehension of offenders
  • Delivered and executed civil processes such as writs of attachment, possession and execution, subpoenas, summons and complaints
  • Performed public relations and community policing activities to include law
  • Served as courthouse security officer
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Public Administration And Criminal Justice
5

Deputy Sheriff Detention Division

Served as Special Emergency Response Team Leader of ten plus members during incidents such as fights, riots, and medical emergencies. Maintained order; enforced federal and local laws and regulations, while working under high pressure.

  • Completed extensive crisis intervention, prevention and de-escalation training programs.
  • Maintained, searched and updated several database systems.
  • Compiled extensive reports and documentation of clients and team members.
  • Supplied timely and pertinent information for analysis by supervisory personnel and other departments in the organization.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Human Resources
6

Deputy Sheriff II

As a deputy sheriff I was sworn to provide a safe and secure environment for the residents and visitors of Volusia County through department programs and community policing efforts

  • Worked four years as a Deputy II assigned to the Civil Division serving enforceable writs such as evictions, temporary and permanent injunctions, Civil arrest orders, warrants, and exparte orders.
  • Have received two Commendation Awards for work with the Florida Sheriff's Association and the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches.
  • Completed over 650 hours of comprehensive training to become and stay certified as a Deputy Sheriff.
  • Worked as a Deputy II specially trained for court security for 4 years.
  • Six months as call taker in communications/dispatch center taking emergency 911 and non-emergency calls and entering call information for dispatch for fire, medical, and police.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
AS
Criminal Justice
BA
Business Supervision And Management
7

Deputy Sheriff, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota

  • Supervised custody of 700 inmates in the largest pre-trial adult detention facility in Minnesota.
  • Technical support for staff with computer issues; Windows 7, Office 2010 and other software.
  • Provided first line security to the Public Safety Facility and court facilities at Weapons Screening.
  • Developed and revised multiple forms for the Adult Detention Center to enhance productivity and streamline processes within the facility and the transportation of inmates to other facilities.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Computer Information Technology, Minor Computer Forensics
8

Deputy Sheriff

Guarded inmates in accordance with established policies, regulations, and procedures.

  • Completed security checks, and inspected locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates for tampering.
  • Documented situations that were not consistent with the routine operations.
  • Assisted fellow officers during incidents, and executed emergency plans in emergency situations.
  • Observed conduct and activities of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes.
  • Transported or escorted prisoners to medical facilities.
  • Performed daily inmate counts, and personal and cell searches, as needed.
  • Maintained post log books and brief relieving deputy on all conditions of the post and of events that took place during the shift.
  • Ensured all paperwork, report, logs, logs and memos were properly typed.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Word Processing
9

Deputy Sheriff

Appointed as field training officer for new employees on standard operating procedures and daily operations of the correctional facility.

  • Responsible for safety and security of of 100 inmates in a housing unit at a time, ensuring 100 percent accountability.
  • Investigates all incidents within assigned housing unit, and writes in-depth detailed reports to submit to supervisors.
  • Conducts security rounds twice an hour in accordance with Department of Corrections regulations.
  • Conducts thorough searches and sweeps of housing unit for contraband or any unauthorized items and weapons.
  • Attended deputy sheriff training academy.
  • Attended taser certification course.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice Management
10

Deputy Sheriff

Provided general community policing services

  • Responsible for access control for various institution
  • Utilized CCTV to observe public areas of the courthouse and reported suspicious behavior
  • Operated metal detector scanner and wands to screen courthouse visitors
  • Identified, observed, and reported suspicious behavior
  • Accurately and efficiently completed documentation and reports
  • Prepared testimony and testified in court
  • Conducted evictions
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job

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