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Carter Lee
Professional Summary
Highly energetic person who is always willing to go the extra mile for the company and the staff working along with me. I excel in instructing others to be safer, more security minded and remain professionals as they perform assigned duties. Not only do I instruct but believe in motivating staff members to promote to the next step. I strive only for success and the well being of others on my team. 
  • Marine Corp Recruit Depot (San Diego)   
  • Marine Combat Training (Camp Pendleton)
  • Food Service School Marine Corp
  • TASER (CEW) Qualified 
  • S.P.E.A.R. Defensive Tactics 
  • Weapons Certification at Current Facility
  • National Defense Ribbon
  •  Selected Marine Corp Reserve Medal 2x
  • Certificate of Commendation (Individual Award)
  • Report writing is effective and clear.
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Active listening of issue needed to be a addressed.
  • Ability to solve complex issues. 
  • Experienced in making quick judgment and decision making
  • Comprehend the reading of reports and records.
  • Speak clearly.
  • Always willing to learn from subordinate staff and superiors.
  • Use of time management to be proactive
  • Familiar with computer technology.
  • Instructing staff to thoroughly understand when simulating drills from fire, physical altercations, medical, power outage, emergency inmate recall, suicidal inmate, riot conditions, and hazardous spills.
  • Confrontational avoidance with offenders has proven effectively
  • Have maintained a high morale and staff retention of 24 to 42 officers on separates shifts.  This has ranged from 2 day and 2 night shifts.
  • Very familiar with Suicidal Awareness,Work Place Sexual Harassment, Work place Violence and conducted training's for staff.
  • Supervised a Unit of 2000+ bed facility monitoring massive populated movements, building staff rosters, monitoring daily head counts, familiar with spontaneous and calculated (five man team) use of force, also familiar ACE, PREA, GEO and BOP audits.
Correctional Officer 07/2014 to Present
Reeves County Sheriffs Office Pecos, TX
  • Record information, such as prisoner identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance, and keep daily logs of prisoner activities.
  • Use weapons, handcuffs, and physical force to maintain discipline and order among prisoners.
  • Maintain records of prisoners' identification and charges.
  • Settle disputes between inmates.
  • Conduct fire, safety, and sanitation inspections.
  • Participate in required job training.
  • Take prisoners into custody and escort to locations within and outside of facility, such as visiting room, courtroom, or airport.
  • Counsel inmates and respond to legitimate questions, concerns, and requests.
  • Issue clothing, tools, and other authorized items to inmates.
  • Process or book convicted individuals into the facility. 
Food Service Specialist Private-Sergeant 06/2007 to 07/2014
United States Marine Corp Reserve Ft. Worth , Tx
  • Prepared food according to menu descriptions, nutritional restrictions, and portion specifications.
  • Spearheaded training for [number] kitchen staff on safety regulations, proper set-up, and food preparation standards.
  • Inspected dining room areas for tidiness, cleanliness, and proper stocking of supplies.
  • Adhered to kitchen sanitation and food quality standards at all times.
  • Ensured optimal cleanliness of kitchen work areas and equipment.
  • Maintained proper temperatures for hot and cold foods.
  • Precisely weighed, measured, and combined ingredients according to recipes.
  • Reviewed performance of cooking staff with a focus on meal quality and presentation.
  • Guided and mentored cooks in improving food preparation, garnishing, and presentation standards for both simple and complex dishes.
  • Monitored food supply inventories, ordering new items as needed.
Activities Lieutenant 06/2012 to 06/2014
Reeves County Detention Center 1&2 Pecos, TX
  • Maintain order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies.
  • Take, receive, or check periodic inmate counts of a 2000+ bed facility. 
  • Maintain knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
  • Respond to emergencies, such as escapes, medical issues, physical altercations, power outages, hostage situations, riot conditions, hazardous spills. 
  • Supervise and direct the work of correctional officers to ensure the safe custody, discipline, and welfare of inmates.
  • Restrain, secure, or control offenders, using chemical agents, firearms, or other weapons of force as necessary. Including spontaneous and calculated use of forces. 
  • Resolve problems between inmates and build a proactive  empathetic attitude among offenders.
  • Supervise or perform searches of inmates or their housing quarters to locate contraband items.
  • Monitor behavior of subordinates to ensure alert, courteous, and professional behavior toward offenders, fellow employees, visitors, and the public are followed.
  • Complete administrative paperwork or supervise the preparation or maintenance of records, forms, or reports within the Institution. 
  • Instruct employees or provide on-the-job training. Including area from the Secure Housing Unit, Rear Gate Entry, Basic Housing Unit, Health Service Unit, Central Command Post etc. 
  • Set up employee work schedules ranging from 24 to 42 employees at a time.
  • Develop work or security procedures to maintain a safer and effective unit. 
  • Supervise activities such as random pat searches, cell searches, or institutional tours.
  • Conduct daily roll calls of correctional officers.
  • Supervise or provide security for offenders performing tasks, such as construction, maintenance, laundry, food service, or other industrial or agricultural operations.
  • Review offender information to identify issues that require special attention.
  • Convey correctional officers' or inmates' complaints to superiors.
Correctional Officer 06/2012 to 06/2014
Reeves County Detention Center 1&2 Pecos, TX
  • Maintain order, discipline, and security within assigned areas in accordance with relevant rules, regulations, policies.
  • Take, receive, or check periodic inmate counts within the assigned unit.
  • Maintain knowledge of, comply with, and enforce all institutional policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.
  • Respond to emergencies which were coordinated by immediate supervisors such as medical, fights, power outages, and weather.
  • Worked in the Secured Housing Unit. 
High School Diploma: Moran High School - Moran, TX
Military Studies/ Classes Still Available : MARINE CORP INSTITUTE - Principles of Instruction for Marine NCO
Sergeants Distance Education Program
Leading Marines
Counseling for Marines
Terrorism Awareness
Food Service Fundamentals
Military Studies
Introduction to War Fighting
War Fighting Tactics
War Fighting Techniques
Math for Marines
Basic Grammar
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Previous Companies:

  • Reeves County Sheriffs Office
  • United States Marine Corp Reserve
  • Reeves County Detention Center 1&2

Previous Job Positions:

  • Correctional Officer
  • Food Service Specialist Private Sergeant
  • Activities Lieutenant


  • Moran High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • Military Studies/ Classes Still Available

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