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Background, Objective

Police Sergeant with 21 years in law enforcement, including present assignments as Officer in Charge of the Records Division and supervisor of a squad of 4-5 patrol officers. Highly educated and self-motivated individual with strong leadership skills and job knowledge who embraces a teamwork approach and whose qualifications are well-suited for the open position of Lieutenant.

Seton Hall University Master of Arts: Education (emphasis in Administration and Supervision) South Orange, NJ

NJSP Graduate Studies Program

GPA 4.0/4.0

University of Delaware Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice Newark, DE

Minor in Political Science

GPA 3.4/4.0

Graduated Cum Laude

Wyckoff Police Department August 2016 to Current Police Sergeant
Wyckoff, NJ
Assigned to Patrol Division as a shift commander. Responsible for supervising a squad of 4-5 officers. Officer in charge of the Records Division, which consists of utilizing the department records management system to track various department activities and crime statistics, completing background checks, and preparing monthly Uniform Crime Reports and reports for the Chief of Police. Assist Chief of Police with coordination of department criminal interdiction program.
Wyckoff Police Department July 1998 to August 2016 Police Officer
Wyckoff, NJ

Assigned to Patrol Division. Required to use excellent problem solving and communication skills on a daily basis to positively interact with members of the public, make arrests, enforce traffic laws, write detailed reports, and investigate traffic accidents and crime. Ensure all departmental reports are accurate and professional, as well as compile statistical data as assistant records officer. Catalog and track property as the lost and found officer.

Bergen County Probation Department May 1996 to July 1998 Probation Officer
Hackensack, NJ

Assigned to both Child Support Enforcement Division and Adult Supervision Division. Enforced court ordered child support through wage garnishments and issuance of arrest warrants and coordinated Bergen County License Suspension Program while assigned to Child Support Enforcement Division. One of two officers responsible for specialized caseload of domestic violence offenders while assigned to Adult Supervision.

Bergen County Sheriff's Department February 1996 to May 1996 Intern, Bureau of Criminal Identification
Hackensack, NJ

Cataloged and organized fingerprint card and mugshot files. Learned the county system of identification. Interacted with officers to learn about crime scene investigation and criminal identification.

Career Focused Awards and Training
Chief Herbert M. Allmers Award, Outstanding Student, BCPA Recruit Class 81
CPR Lifesaving Award, 2000 and 2012
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Award, 2003
Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Alcotest Operator Certification
Cultural Diversity Training
Police Leadership and Diversity Challenge Training
Racial Profiling Training
UCR and CJIS Training
Taser Certified
Criminal Justice Reform - Complaint Approval for Supervisory Officers
Major Crash Investigations Training
Use of Force / De-Escalation Training
Arrest, Search, and Seizure Training
Incident Command and National Incident Management Training
Conducting Complete Traffic Stops (NE Counter Drug Training Center)
Passenger Vehicle Criminal and Terrorist Identification (Desert Snow)
Overdose America (Southeastern Public Safety Institute)
Spanish Continuing Ed Program, Level I & II, Ramsey Community School
Comprehensive Domestic Violence Training
Bi-Annual Firearms/Active Shooter/First Responder and CPR Training
Multiple Letters of Commendation for Self-Intiated Patrol and Patrol Response
Community Involvement
Volunteer (sales/stock) at Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Wayne, NJ - December 2015 to Current.
Volunteer at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Dumont, NJ including decorating the church for Christmas, working at the church carnival, and food sorting at the NJ Food Bank.
Participant in the Montclair Eat, Drink, and Speak Spanish Meet-up Group.
Coordinated the Wyckoff PBA Toys-for-Tots fund drive 2008-2013.

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Military Veteran that is a chemical, biological, radio logical, nuclear defense specialist with security clearance and seven years of proven experience to develop and manage human resource teams and outcomes.
  • Delegate authority
  • Cope with Stressful situations
  • Diagnose and problem solve issues
  • Adapt to change
  • Microsoft Office 
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Protect people and property
  • Monitor progress of others
  • Organize Tasks
  •  Confidential Security Clearance
Nuclear Defense Specialist Jun 2008 to Jun 2010
United States Marine Corp Okinawa, Japan
  • Assisted my superiors in conduction CS chambers for over 1,000 Marines 
  • Assisted superiors in managing over $100,000 of CBRN defense equipment 
Chemical Biological Radio logical Nuclear Defense Specialist Jul 2010 to Jan 2013
Unites States Marine Corp Cherry Point, NC
  • Set up, coordinated, conduct and evaluate CS chambers for over 6,000 Marines 
  • Use Microsoft and its components to setup training and to report on all training done
  • Managed all CBRN defense for the organization while in a combat zone with higher superiors being on the other side of the country
  • Managed and maintained accountability for over $300,000 pieces of combat CBRN defense gear
  • Security person for the religious personal with the organization
Chemical Biological Radio logical Nuclear Specialist Aug 2013 to Sep 2015
United States Marine Corp Pendleton, CA
  • Ensured the unit was trained and ready to survive and operate in a CBRN environment
  • Conduct, supervise and assist training in CBRN defense monitor, survey and reconnaissance, chemical detection and identification, decontamination of personnel equipment and casualties, and in individual protective measures and first aid for unit personnel
Dedicated Student Sep 2015 to Current
Red Cross Largo, FL
  • Volunteer with the Red Cross on the Crisis Disaster Action Team for Pinellas County logging in over 1600 hours
  • ​Assist with shelter surveys in between hurricane seasons with the Red Cross
  • Assist with the sheltering and evacuation needs with  both Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm Colin 
  • Assisted with the flow of people as the state implemented the disaster program to help those affected by Hurricane Irma
  • Temporary job working for Manpower at the Department of Children and Families with Food for Florida in Pinellas County
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science, Crisis and Disaster Management Everglades University Sarasota, Fl, USA ( expected graduation May 2019) 
Activities and Honors
Awards United States Marine Corp 
Good Conduct
National Defense
Sea Service 
Global War on Terrorism
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary
Afghanistan Campaign

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A highly accomplished professional seeking an opportunity where my extensive experience can be best utilized.
Professional Summary

Decorated United States Air Force Law Enforcement Training Instructor who is transitioned from the military to the civilian sector. Highly motivated Non-Commissioned Officer ready to put to the past six years of leadership experience and knowledge from a successful military career towards the private sector. Superior time management and resolution skills while able to effectively work under extreme pressure. Expertise in providing exceptional customer service through active listening and problem solving.

  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Effective Team Leader
  • Active Listening
  • Goal-Oriented 
  • Superior Problem Resolution 
  • Computer Literate
  • Attentive to Details
  • Time Management 
Work History
Purchasing Supervisor Wyndham Clearwater Beach Resort - Clearwater, FL 10/2017 - Current
  • Purchases all liquor, wine, beer and supplies for the Wyndham Grand
  • Established procedures for custody and control of inventory and records for safekeeping
  • Performes complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Compiled financial reports pertaining to cash receipts, expenditures and profit and loss.
Training Instructor Air National Guard - Cocoa Beach, FL 09/2017 - Current
  • Used role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos and lectures to instruct participants in a variety of ways.
  • Selected and assigned instructors to conduct training seminars.
  • Assumed ownership of all training program initiatives.
  • Provides administrative support to other departments
Instructor/Trainer United States Air Force - MacDill AFB, Florida 10/2016 - 09/2017
  • Created role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos and lectures to instruct participants to improve job knowledge for employees
  • Managed and prepared training for 387 employees per week 
  • Revamped training plans and procedures to mitigate shortfalls by 30%
  • Created testing material for employees to meet company stands 
Base Defense Operations Controller United States Air Force - MacDill AFB, Florida 01/2016 - 10/2016
  • Directed and dispatched security patrols to 123 criminal activities
  • Gained proficiency and experience in supervising officers and overseeing all criminal investigations. 
  • Reviewed and adjusted case work to improve accuracy by 47%
  • Provided immediate medical assistance to 87 on base residents emergencies
Installation Patrolman United States Air Force - Ramstein AB, Germany 10/2012 - 01/2016
  • Enforced all traffic laws and ordinances, issued 97 traffic citations
  • Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported 12 offenders to jail.
  • Conducted thorough investigations of serious injury and fatality traffic accidents.
Vault Storage Area Supervisor United States Air Force - Incirlik AB, Turkey 02/2012 - 10/2012
  • Performed duties as a Nuclear Storage Supervisor two years ahead of co-workers
  • Served as a custodian for classified and secret documents eliminating any discrepanies
  • Provided direct protection and led recovery operations in support of high value assests
  • Oversaw alarms and sensors for assets, providing claims for technical malfuncations
Server Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse - Daytona Beach, Florida, United States 09/2011
  • Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service.
  • Followed all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage to uphold proper health standards.
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Guided guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages and ingredients.
Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice Community College of the Air Force - 100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, AL 36114 2017
Bachelor of Science: Biology University of Tampa - 401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606 Current
  • Awarded "Below the Zone" award, promoted six months ahead of co-workers in 2012
  • Led unit in 2012 Nuclear Surety Inspection to receive a top "Excellent Rating" for Incirlik Air Base
  • Awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal in 2013
  • Coined and personally recognized by Vice President Joe Biden in 2014 during Congo escort mission
  • Awarded the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal in 2015
  • Awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal in 2017