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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

Monitors activities of approximately 115 incarcerated individuals

  • Performs routine cell checks; effectively removing any contraband
  • Writes detailed narrative reports and maintains daily activity reports
  • Transports inmates for the US Marshalls
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
42

Detention Officer

  • Ensure that the facility is safe for all staff and inmates
  • Give out medication to inmates that have prescriptions
  • Walk down designated block every 30 minutes to make sure all inmates are in compliance with the rules
  • Enter all daily activities and discrepancies in computer database
  • Feed all inmates in designated block for breakfast, lunch, or dinner
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
43

Detention Officer

Conducting routine searches of inmates and their property.

  • Administrative responsibilities of report writing and record keeping, which includes accessing the computer.
  • Monitoring inmates' behavior in their housing units or when being escorted or transported.
  • Maintaining security of the internal and external doors and elevators.
  • Performing life safety drills and responding in the event of an emergency situation.
  • Performing aspects of feeding, laundry exchange, recreation, religious services, visitation and other functions.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Criminal Justice
44

Detention Officer

Transfer and Release of inmates to and from court and other counties

  • Intake and processing of new Ramsey County Arrests
  • Respond to and act upon emergency situations inside the Law Enforcement Center
  • Write detailed incident reports
  • Direct emergency responders to incidents via telephone and hand held radio
  • Monitor inmate and new arrest movement within the facility
  • Work with local and Federal Law Enforcement in regards to case information
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Recreation And Public Relations
45

Detention Officer II

Record information, such as prisoner identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance, and keep daily logs of prisoner activities

  • Participate in required job training
  • Arrange daily schedules for prisoners including library visits, work assignments, family visits, and counseling appointments
  • Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others
  • Training and Teaching Others
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
46

Detention Officer

Ensure a safe and secure environment for inmates in a temporary jail setting

  • Monitoring inmates after they have been arrested and waiting go to court or another facility
  • Admitting inmates and processing them
  • Write reports and keep a daily log or record of any happenings that occurred every day
  • Maintain order including keep head counts of inmates, supervise activities, enforcing all rules and regulations, discipline, removing contraband and settling disputes.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Visual Arts & Design
47

Detention Officer

Maintain security and order in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Supervise movement of detainees and maintain control of detainees in areas outside of detention.
  • Maintain control and discipline and prevent introduction of contraband into the facility.
  • Observe and submit reports on misbehavior of detainees.
  • Assist in the admittance and release of detainees.
  • Supervise recreational activities and related programmatic activities.
  • Processes medical requests and other required paperwork.
  • The ability to handle emergencies.
  • Perform general office work related to admittance and release records and health forms.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
48

Detention Officer

Responsible for the supervision, safety, and security of all inmates in the County Jail.

  • Responsible for care, custody, and control of individuals awaiting trial.
  • Responsible for the safety and security of the facility itself.
  • Provide first aid response in the event of assault, riot, fire, or medical emergency.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
49

Detention Officer

Perform physical count and summary of inmates, and meals, supplies or equipment issued

  • Establish and maintain physical control over uncooperative or combative subjects by application of progressively greater incremental levels of physical force including manual force and defensive batons.
  • Escort prisoners between various cell areas and between various jail facilities
  • Apply and remove manual restraints (flex cuffs, handcuffs, shackles) to persons not responding to verbal direction, or physically resisting custody or control.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Sports And Recreation
50

Detention Officer

  • Maintain control and custody of adult detainees/inmates in minimum to high security section.
  • Conduct daily inspection of assigned sections for optimal security.
  • Manage transport of inmates to and from courthouse while awaiting sentencing
  • Provide transport and maintain security of inmates for medical treatment.
  • Escort riotous inmates to various locations.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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