Custody Officer Resume

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Mario Thornton

1757 Stiles Street

Oakmont, PA 15139



Job Objective Custody Officer seeking a position with an organization in which my expertise and educational background can help.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Solid Knowledge of the jail and its area
  • Proficient with basic computing and word processing
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Excellent ability to work independently and as a team member

Professional Experience:

Custody Officer

State Street Corp., Oakmont, PA

August 2005 – Present

  • Performed activities such as searching and relinquishing of prisoners.
  • Ensured complete jail security.
  • Supervised jailers or inmates work.
  • Supervised inmates during meals.
  • Monitored inmates during visitation and recreation time.
  • Responded to telephone calls and directed calls to relevant people
  • Monitored jail access

Custody Officer

AlliedBarton Security Services, Oakmont, PA

May 2000 – July 2005

  • Maintained discipline and safe environment for prisoners and staff
  • Supervised prisoner at all relevant stages of the custody process.
  • Ensured alert book keeping and submitted reports to appropriate senior staff.
  • Carried out surveillance of jail vehicles, jail rooms, visitation and recreational areas.
  • Delivered prisoners to their nominated destination at the specified time.
  • Maintain order, control, discipline and a safe environment for prisoners, staff and visitors.
  • Developed spirit of high morale and cooperation between and amongst prisoners.


Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

Graceland University, Independence, MO

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