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Sheriffs, or Deputy Sheriffs, are law enforcement officers who work to keep the peace in their jurisdiction. Types of responsibilities listed on sample resumes of Sheriffs include responding to calls and conducting criminal investigations based on said calls, prosecuting criminal and traffic cases, and maintaining a good working relationship with the community. Qualifications necessary to become a Sheriff vary based on the county and state in which they work, and there usually must be an election, though many jurisdictions require their applicants to be over the age of 21 with an associate's degree listed on their resumes.

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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
2

Deputy Sheriff

Supervised up to 60 pre-sentenced inmates in Maximum Security Direct Supervision housing unit.

  • Applied effective interpersonal communication skills to build/maintain professional relationships with detainees.
  • Secured inmates' compliance with facility rules/ regulations; addressed violations appropriately as they occurred.
  • Searched and inspected inmates, cells, and common areas for contraband
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
3

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
4

Deputy Sheriff

Performed aggressive ground and vehicle patrols; answered calls for the protection of life, property and the enforcement of County and State laws.

  • Made arrests as necessary; interviewed victims, complaints, and witnesses; interrogated suspects, gathered and preserved evidence; testified and presented evidence in court.
  • Prepared reports of arrests made, investigations conducted, and unusual incidents observed.
  • Contacted and cooperated with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and apprehension of offenders.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
5

Deputy Sheriff

Performed aggressive ground and vehicle patrols; answered calls for the protection of life, property and the enforcement of County and State laws.

  • Made arrests as necessary; interviewed victims, complaints, and witnesses; interrogated suspects, gathered and preserved evidence; testified and presented evidence in court.
  • Prepared reports of arrests made, investigations conducted, and unusual incidents observed.
  • Contacted and cooperated with other law enforcement agencies in matters relating to the investigation of crimes and apprehension of offenders.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
6

Deputy Sheriff

Served as a certified law enforcement officer enforcing state and federal laws within a 512 sq mile radius

  • Conducted investigations including but not limited to burglaries, grand larceny's, credit card theft, fraud, forgery, and homicide
  • Interact with the community helping resolve a variety of complex issues.
  • Executed all civil and criminal process from magistrate court
  • Executed Mental Hygiene petitions and provided oversight in the transportation of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center to psychiatric hospitals
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science, Clinical
Criminal Justice / Natural Resources
Law Enforcement Officer
7

Deputy Sheriff

  • Maintained security and control of housing areas, consisting of between 100 to 400 inmates classified from minimum security to maximum security.
  • Effectively handled confrontational situations and resolved them accordingly.
  • Enforced jail policies and procedures, ensuring safety of all inmates, staff, and medical personnel.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Information Security And Assurance
8

Sheriff Deputy and Field Training Officer (fto)

I am a Trained and Certified Deputy for Chesterfield Co Jail and Backup for Courts

  • Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Service (DCJS) Certification
  • Provide field training and mentoring to new deputies that completed academy training
  • Knowledge of basic laws and regulations, law enforcement operations and techniques
  • Work as a team to assure safety and accountability of other deputies and inmates
  • Trained in the following areas: Defensive Tactics and Physical Restraints; Crisis Intervention, Court System and Court room Demeanor and Security; Laws; CPR/First Aid, Medical Security, and Mental Health; and Radio and Communications
  • Other: Transport inmates to hospitals and other secured facilities; Control access to sensitive/restricted areas in jail and courts; Respond to emergencies or volatile situations; Investigate suspicious activities; Prepare police reports for incidents; etc.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Supervisor - Deputy Sheriff Leitschuh

Perform normal patrol duties as a Sheriff Deputy of Bond County of 400 square miles

  • Clean and maintain a squad car (take home) provided by department.
  • Enforce criminal law and vehicle code in accordance with Illinois Compiled Statues (ILCS)
  • Work in coordination with municipal departments in Bond County and Illinois State Police.
  • Maintain and remain proficient with department issued sidearm, shotgun, and assault rifle.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
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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