Corrections Officer Resume Examples

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  • Primary responsibilities were the housing, custody, supervision and security of prisoners in state prison facilities of various custody levels (1-maximum).
  • Observing activities to detect prohibited behaviors that may be a threat to the institution, staff and other inmates.
  • Conduct searches of inmates, cells and common areas, mail and visitors for illegal or dangerous contraband.
  • Transportation of inmates via passenger vehicles to various locations such as courts, medical centers for treatment, funerals or transfer to and from other facilities ensuring all security measures are followed. 

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  • To keep a fair, firm, and consistent control over the housing unit I am assigned to.  
  • Perform various task through out the shift to aid the officers that are working housing units.
  • Write detailed reports on events that take place on shift that require use of force, medical assistance or various other actions.
  • Conducted thorough cell searches to uncover contraband and other materials not allowed at facility.

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  • Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public
  • Implemented defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain safety and security of the facility.
  • Operated communication systems, including telephones, switchboards, intercoms and two-way radios to effectively communicate with other personnel.

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  • Monitor all movements within the facility through camera systems and monitors
  • Ensure the safety and security of all individuals within the facility
  • Conduct thorough pat downs of arrestees who enter the facility, to include strip searches prior to being housed in the housing units
  • Conduct welfare checks on individuals incarcerated within the facility 
  • Conduct head counts of inmates as needed ensuring that all inmates are accounted for
  • Safely and securely transport inmates to and from court, other Jurisdictions, State Hospitals, etc.
  • Ability to apply and demonstrate the reasonable amount of force necessary to resolve a situation safely.

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  • Search prisoners
  • Complete the book in process on prisoners
  • Fingerprint and photo prisoners
  • Complete the judges paperwork 
  • Feed and house prisoners
  • Conduct cell checks

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  • Provide care and custody of inmates in the Massachusetts correctional institution.
  • Investigate and inform superiors and administration of findings pertaining to the care and custody of inmates and staff.