Jail Officer Resume

Michael Padgett

3034 Carriage Lane

Dallas, PA18612



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

Work Experience:

Jail Officer, August 2005 – Present

Prince William County Government, Dallas, PA

  • Guarded rehabilitative institution inmates ensuring established regulations and procedures.
  • Monitored prisoners conduct and prevented escape and violence, in accordance to established policies and procedures.
  • Ensured prevention of escapes through locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates.
  • Searched prisoners, cells, and vehicles for weapons, valuables, and drugs.
  • Screened visitors coming from facility entrances.

Jail Officer, May 2000 – July 2005

Reno County, Dallas, PA

  • Ensured proper feeding of prisoners and maintenance of cleanliness of modules and living area.
  • Escorted prisoners throughout the facility and resolved interpersonal conflicts.
  • Booked in arrestee, took photos and fingerprints; conducted searches and inventories property and provided brief orientation to new jail residents.
  • Provided courtroom security and handled court paperwork.
  • Controlled the jail’s interior and perimeter security systems.
  • Transported prisoners to and from other agencies, medical and dental facilities.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience in law enforcement and corrections
  • Huge knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution
  • In-depth knowledge of regulations for jail area conduct and operations.
  • Skilled in preparing records and reports
  • Proficiency in operating typewriter, computer, copier, fax and printer
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Amazing ability to accurately identify and correctly judge circumstances


Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Grand View University, Des Moines, IA

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  • March 1, 2020Create Date
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