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Detention Officers oversee that inmates are imprisoned safely in such institutions as jails, courtrooms, and juvenile detention centers and report inappropriate activity to the warden. Skills listed on sample resumes of Detention Officers include observing detainees and reporting any abnormal behavior; ensuring that rules and regulations are followed; and performing random and routine searches. All detention officers must be able to list at least a high school diploma on their resumes, and they must be at least 18 years old.

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Detention Officer

  • Greeted and received the public in front lobby. Made log entries and issued visitor badges.
  • Announced meetings via radio and public address system. Referred calls, took messages, and answered inquiries on multi-line phones.
  • Produced monthly inventory reports with accurate findings to Business Officer.
  • Assisted Warehouse Supervisor with incoming deliveries. Matched invoices. Unpacked and stored supplies. Praised by Supervisor for saving 95% of time to meet deadlines.
  • Photocopied and filed large amounts of documents daily.
  • Entrusted to Open and close safes Daily for Business Accountant. Removed cash, checks, and receipts.
  • Matched and verified valuables of 600 immigrant detainees in data base which proved 0% property loss.
  • Documented and reviewed detainee mail packages contents. Input data into computer.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
12

Detention Officer

Guarded detainees in a detention facility in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures.

  • Observed conduct and behavior of detainees in order to prevent disturbances and escapes.
  • Inspected locks, window bars, grills, doors and gates for tampering.
  • Searched detainees and living areas for contraband articles.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
13

Detention Officer

  • Supervised inmates in their daily activities.
  • Transported inmates to local hospitals or to state prison facilities as needed.
  • Used the ACJIS network to conduct warrant checks on inmates.
  • Booked incoming inmates into system, took mug shots and electronic fingerprints, created inmate accounts.
  • Maintained electronic logs and reports for all incidents and inmate activities.
  • Trained new employees on computer-related functions such as booking and incident reporting.
  • Recognized as Detention Officer of the month for October 2009.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Criminal Justice & Criminology
14

Detention Officer I/jailer

The Detention Officer I performs specialized law enforcement work in the care and security of inmates to ensure their constitutional rights and welfare are safeguarded in the County Jail. Work involves admitting and booking inmates, supervising trustees, ensuring security of inmates and Jail, performing commissary duties, receiving and maintaining an inventory of inmate property and supplies, performing control operations, performing inmate classification duties, and preparing and transporting inmates.

  • Admits prisoners to the County Jail. Responsible for detail, accuracy and risk aversion.
  • Reviews logs and reports from previous shift. Provide detailed reporting for subsequent shifts.
  • Patrols entire jail area to prevent escapes and maintain order. High priority for critical thinking.
  • Supervised 48 Inmates to a pod, watching inmates over the computer monitor. Becoming a certified Jailer Texas Commission on Law Enforcement training.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Administration And Planning
15

Detention Officer

Extensive experience working in a county jail as a detention deputy.

  • Sound knowledge of laws pertaining to the custody of prisoners.
  • Proficient in statutes and regulations relating to custody of inmates.
  • Processed and supervised inmates daily.
  • Escorted inmates from housing to visitation areas and all other locations throughout the facility.
  • Monitored and observed inmates using television monitors and visual observations.
  • Transported inmates to and from court, medical appointments, and other correctional facilities.
  • Served as Central Control Officer as assigned; opened and closed doors and gates; maintained key inventory; monitored video cameras.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
Medical Technician
HS
High School Diploma
16

Detention Officer

Supervised four employees ensuring all daily tasks were completed.

  • Completed monthly employee progress reports as well as quarterly evaluations.
  • Completed all routine paperwork on a daily basis as well as all written reports for any problems that occurred during the shift.
  • Ensured the safety of up to 16 teenagers who were in the facility for breaking various laws.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
17

Detention Officer

Responsible for defusing disruptive inmate behavior through verbal intervention or use of force

  • Utilizing Interpersonal Communication and listening skills to determine the problems or needs of an offender such as: suicide risk, intoxication, drug usage, assaultive behavior, passive aggressive, etc.
  • Explaining and enforcing agency policies and rules.
  • Continuously conducting fifteen to thirty minute guardtours to: supervise inmate activity, watch for signs of conflict, unusual behavior, and medical or mental health problems.
  • Pat searching inmates before and after they return from a movement (strip searches as required) in order to detect and eliminate contraband
  • Searching the interior and exterior of the compound to ensure its safety and security, in addition to, inmate living quarters, recreational and visiting areas.
  • Writing narrative reports and daily logbook entries
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
BS
Criminology And Criminal Justice
18

Detention Officer

  • Processed inmates; maintaining jail security; fingerprinted; transporting inmates.
  • Received and searched into custody of jail; took possession of personal property.
  • Recorded daily log of all activity for assigned dorms.
  • Monitored inmate movement by surveillance. Updated database with inmate information.
  • Processed property and cash bonds payments for bail.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Customer Service Specialist
19

Juvenile Detention Officer I

Respond to information requests and issues in a timely, courteous, honest, professional, and respectful manner and demonstrate a willingness to assist others.

  • Ensures safe and secure custody of all assigned youth while ensuring that all youth are provided their constitutional rights with special concerns for legal, medical, and mental health issues
  • Process admissions which includes supervising and searching detained youth.
  • Performs other related duties.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Science
20

Detention Officer

Security Clearance

  • Guard detainees in a detention institution in accordance with established policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Inspected locks, window bars, grills, doors and gates for tampering.
  • Searching detainees and cells for contraband articles.
  • Guarding and directing detainees during work assignments.
  • Patrolled assigned areas for evidence of forbidden activities, infraction of rules and unsatisfactory attitude and adjustment of detainees.
  • Escorted detainees to and from visiting rooms, medical offices and religious services.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Criminal Justice

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