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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

Ensure the safe confinement and transport of prisoners in a wide variety of settings.

  • Successfully maintained the safety and smooth operation of the jail and juvenile detention center.
  • Ensure the health and safety of over 200 personnel on a daily basis.
  • Followed policies, procedures, standards, and ensures adherence with all laws and regulations that apply to the area of responsibility.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
month
at this job
C
Certificate
22

Detention Officer

Supervise children awaiting court process, supervise and interact with activities of detainees.

  • Perform over 100 searches of detainees, conducted intake.
  • Maintain disciple and regimen for children to prevent harm to themselves and others.
  • Monitor detainees and assess behavior and provide positive counseling and did daily progress reports.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
Paralegal Studies
23

Detention Officer

Conduct head counts to ensure that each prisoner is present.

  • Monitor conduct of prisoners in housing unit, or during work or recreational activities, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or violence.
  • Record information, such as prisoner identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance, and keep daily logs of prisoner activities.
  • Maintain records of prisoners' identification and charges.
  • Provide to supervisors oral and written reports of the quality and quantity of work performed by inmates, inmate disturbances and rule violations, and unusual occurrences.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
24

Detention Officer

Performs all duties necessary for the successful operation of the Detention Facility under general supervision of the Detention Supervisor.

  • Books and releases inmates by obtaining charges from arresting officer, inputting information into the computer system, accepting payment for bonds and fines, and completing required paperwork for inmate release from the Detention Facility.
  • Maintains prisoner care in detention facility by making hourly jail checks, physically checking each cell and prisoner for contraband, monitoring inmate status, and documenting findings.
  • Distributes supplies such as clothing, blankets, medication, and meals to inmates.
  • Restrains violent inmates by applying Use of Force procedures set forth by the Frisco Police Department.
  • Operates detention facility equipment such as fingerprinting and photographic services.
  • Interacts and maintains a good working relationship with other law enforcement agencies.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Criminal Justice
25

Juvenile Detention Officer III

Functions as the lead detention officer and assumes divisional responsibility in the absence of the shift supervisor; assist in operating the shift more effectively and efficiently.

  • Provide direct supervision to residents in a twenty-four hour residential facility on a day to day basis in a manner which insures the health, safety, and welfare of each resident.
  • Provides individual and group counseling to all residents to promote and increase the resident's personal awareness of responsibilities.
  • Make critical and sound decisions during crisis or potential dangerous situations; conducts crisis intervention counseling sessions; notifies supervisor of concerns as warranted.
  • Complete searches to prevent contraband, escape, assaults, injury and self-destructive acts by those youth brought into detention
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
26

Detention Officer

  • Performed routine duties in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures to maintain order and provide for the security, care and direct supervision of inmates/residents in housing units, at meals, during recreation, on work assignments and during all other phases of activity in the correctional facility.
  • Trained to employ weapons or force to maintain discipline and order.
  • Trained to respond quickly and decisively to potentially dangerous situations.
  • Reported to a Senior Correctional Officer or above.
  • Complied with specific post orders written for the post of assignment which included Armory/Key Control, Perimeter, Segregation, Medical, Kitchen, Recreation, Central Control, Visitation, Utility/Escort, Roving, Housing, Pod Control, Transportation, Intake/Property, Work Detail, Education and Laundry.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Art / Science
Corrections
27

Juvenile Detention Officer

Responsible for Residents following rules and regulation of the Facility.

  • Performed security checks and kept watch over the activities of Residents on a daily basis.
  • Utilize interpersonal skills that are effective in keeping order and maintaining safety
  • Established good rapport with Residents to ensure safety and compliance
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Corrections
28

Detention Officer

Provide high level customer service by ensuring all questions are fully addressed, providing follow up to ensure that each case is fully resolved.

  • Serve as first point of contact for questions, responding to all inquiries and providing transaction administration. This may include: first tier relations intake, arrivals, transitions, departures and other.
  • Responds to verbal and written requests, answer questions via the telephone regarding charges, court dates, and bond information.
  • Enforce rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; maintain a secure and peaceful environment.
  • Compose written correspondence, reports to command staff regarding daily activities throughout the facility and monthly statistics.
  • Work as Lead/Sr. Officer on the floor; supervise movement and activities throughout the facility. Record all data in computer system and complete required documentations.
  • Maintain a comprehensive current knowledge of applicable policies, procedures, codes, laws, regulations, court cases, and relevant case law.
  • Conducts research and maintains an awareness of new issues, methods, equipment, trends and advances in the profession. Read case law updates and other professional literature.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Business Administration
29

Detention Officer

Continuously observes the legal and ethical guidelines of confidentiality set forth at detention center

  • Responsible for direct supervision and the safety and security of all youths in the detention
  • Administers the behavioral programs according to the guidelines
  • Performs all required duties, record keeping and exhibits expected professional demeanor
  • Supervision of detainers activities, their personal property and hygiene needs
Candidate Info
48
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BBA
Managerial Economics
MA
Business Management
30

Detention Officer/ Federal Facility

Physically secure the federal detention center facilities, adjacent compounds and maintain on-going surveillance via CCTV equipment.

  • Dorm Officer: Oversee up to 64 detainees and assured safety, living conditions, official counts, escort to meals, provided clothing, exchange personal hygiene items and facilities
  • Offered barber services, sanitize living quarters, escorted to medical services and escorted to religious services.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with staff, detainees and other professional parties such as: Attorneys, Officers and clergy personnel.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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