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Stafford Creek Correctional Center - Correctional Officer 1 Resume Example

Dylan Allen
XX XX XXX X, Raymond, WA 98577
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic in police services with a solid history of achievement in all areas. I am a motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include emergency services, traffic safety and office management.


Able to proficiently operate Spillman, Access, process public disclosure reports and am Access level II certified. I am able to act in a role as a reserve/provisional officer and complete thorough and accurate reports of all crimes, including major crimes, but more importantly cold property crimes, freeing up important and critical officer presence in the city and preserving valuable tax payer money.

I have extensive knowledge in the court procedures, law enforcement procedures, and proper reporting channels. I am thoroughly trained and experienced with police communication both on the phone and over the radio including dispatching directly from the police department to the officer saving valuable time and resources. 


Correctional Officer 1 May 2014Present Stafford Creek Correctional Center Aberdeen, WA
In an adult correctional facility, Correctional Officers provide safety and security, and assist in controlling, directing, and monitoring the activities and movement of adult offenders. This includes maintaining security of the institution and controlling movement into, out of and within the institution in accordance with established department methods and procedures.
Correctional Officers are expected to be a positive role model for offenders and work to help them become productive members of society from the day they arrive under supervision. Correctional Officers use psychology and good communication skills to correct and counteract criminal thinking of offenders while maintaining safe confinement environments for offenders to pursue a successful re-entry into communities. The successful candidates for Correctional Officer 1 will possess creative thinking, self-confidence, and strong role-modeling.
Correctional Officers must successfully complete Correctional Worker Core (CWC), a six-week academy for all correctional workers employed in DOC prison facilities. We know that managing difficult people takes more than force. It takes observation, knowledge, skills and continual practice. Every DOC employee is provided with initial training designed to help assure safe working conditions. 
Police Services Officer Apr 2013Feb 2014 Hoquiam Police Department Hoquiam, WA

The Police Services Officer provides a variety of routine and specialized public safety work relating to the care and custody of prisoners in the city jail;

conducts transports of prisoners between the city jail, the court and other correctional facilities;

provides specialized clerical support to the department's criminal records and evidence

function; and supports limited code enforcement functions under a special limited police

commission. This position may also assist patrol officers by screening and responding to

requests for service from citizens who arrive at the police lobby (generally for non-criminal

incidents), directing traffic at accident/ emergency scenes and performing other generally nonsworn

police service functions.

Police Services Officers are expected to interact with members of the public and have a strong

working knowledge of criminal law and criminal procedures. Work is performed in

accordance with department policies, procedures, rules and guidelines. Shift work may be

required and this position involves an element of personal danger requiring the Police Services

Officer to be able to act without direct supervision. The Police Services Officer must exercise

independent judgment in meeting routine and emergency situations.

The Police Services Officer must maintain care, order and discipline amongst city prisoners,

perform specialized clerical functions related to police criminal records / evidence, screen and

respond to general requests for service from citizens in the police lobby and supports city code

enforcement duties/ efforts.

Assignments are received through the patrol shift supervisor on-duty in addition to requests

from the investigations supervisor and department administrators. The patrol shift supervisor

reviews work methods and results through written reports, observations and discussions.

The Police Services Officer may be an armed position and carries a limited law enforcement

commission necessary to enforce certain city ordinances and regulations.

The following work functions are inherent in this position, but

other duties may be assigned:

Receive, process and release prisoners at the department's city jail or contract jail


Administer and supervise prisoner meals, visitations, recreation, counseling, work

assignments and other day-to-day prisoner care needs.

Obtain professional attention (including medical, dental, and mental health) for

prisoners as required.

Transport prisoners outside of the jail facility to court, other agencies, appointments or

to other contract jail facilities.

Answer telephone calls to the station related to the jail, police records or general citizen

inquiries; receive and transmit radio messages between the jail/ station and field

personnel on department tactical channel.

Maintain security and control in all areas of the police station, the courtroom (if

requested) and at the scene of accidents, disasters, emergencies or static crime scenes.

Receive and receipt money submitted to the department for the purpose of jail or

police records functions (to include bail money posted during the absence of the court


 Maintain and complete documented records of jail activities to include daily logs,

booking records, department reports on jail or prisoner violations and other forms as


Order and maintain supplies necessary to operate the city jail or general health and

welfare functions within the station.

Input and retrieve data accurately through the department and state/ national

criminal computer records systems; access, update and enter information to include

vehicle registrations, driver's licenses, warrants, stolen vehicles, firearms/ property,

evidence, missing persons, restraining/ no-contact orders and other criminal records.

Provide technical and policy information about police records to include processing,

handling and logging requests for records, delivering police records to other agencies,

prosecutor and court in timely manner and maintaining police records per legal

guidelines and retention schedules.

Target Zero Task Force Manager Jan 2007Apr 2013 Washington State Traffic Safety Commision South Bend, WA  I managed the Target Zero Pacific County Task Force. The task force collaborates with county, local, and state law enforcement agencies as well as tribal law enforcement to reduce death and disabling injuries on our roads. The task force works with media an promotes these emphasis patrols as well as a variety of school and community programs that seek to educate young drivers and parents on traffic safety. I also was responsible for applying for and managing grants and being accountable for accounting for all monies and completing complete and accurate reports as required by all agencies. 
Reserve/Provisional Officer Jun 2006Apr 2013 Long Beach Police Department Long Beach, WA I was responsible for the protection of life and property of the citizens of Long Beach by

the prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, and the enforcement of laws and

ordinances of the City of Long Beach and the State of Washington. The work performed consists

of assigned patrol, preliminary complaint investigation, and traffic regulation duties. I was able to act without

direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in meeting emergency situations.

Assignments, general instructions, and special instructions are received from a superior officer

who reviews work methods and results through reports, observations, discussion and

evaluation reports.

Patrols an area of the city, in a patrol car or on foot, to handle calls for service, prevent and

discover criminal acts, apprehend offenders, and to enforce vehicle and traffic laws.

Responds to and resolve complaints involving victims of crimes, automobile accidents, and

other calls for assistance.

Prepares written reports relating to investigated cases, complaints, and shift activities.

Administers first aid as needed, conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence, obtains

witness statements, and makes arrests.

Testifies as a witness in court.

Conducts accident investigations; provides first aid for injured; takes safeguards to prevent

further accidents; interviews involved parties and witnesses; takes statements; examines

vehicles, roadways, traffic controls, and obstructions to view; clears obstructions and records

data; and prepares detailed accident reports.

Performs varied duties such as traffic control; police protection at fires, parades, processions,

and sporting events; controls school crossing traffic; and checks and reports on deficient street

lights, signs, and road surfaces.

Knowledge of the geography of the city, the location of important buildings and the

city street system.

Ability to cope with situations firmly, courteously, tactfully, and with respect for the

rights of citizens.

Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively, and to determine proper courses

of action.

Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

Ability to write and speak effectively, including over the radio.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees

and the general public.

Skill in the use and care of firearms, and in first aid practices.

Associate of Arts: General Studies Jun 2006 Clatsop Community College Astoria, OR
Reserve Police Officer Certification Jun 2004 Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center Reserve Academy Longview, WA
High School Diploma: General Studies Jun 1988 Naselle Grays River Valley High School Naselle, WA
Astoria Beauty College Astoria, OR
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Previous Companies:

  • Stafford Creek Correctional Center
  • Hoquiam Police Department
  • Washington State Traffic Safety Commision

Previous Job Positions:

  • Correctional Officer 1
  • Police Services Officer
  • Target Zero Task Force Manager
  • Reserve
  • Provisional Officer


  • Clatsop Community College
  • Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center Reserve Academy
  • Naselle Grays River Valley High School
  • Astoria Beauty College

Level of Education:

  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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