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Education
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Hunter Austin

Sylva,NC

Summary

Reliable Patrol Sergeant highly effective at taking leadership direction from superiors as well as capable of utilizing multiple leadership styles. Believes that willingness to learn and emphasis on teamwork are essential qualities of successful law enforcement officers. Focused on maintaining strong relationships with coworkers and community. Dedicated to maintaining public trust and safety through proactive community engagement

Overview

6
6
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Patrol Sergeant

Western Carolina University
Cullowhee , NC
2022.06 - Current
  • Documented observations and actions by radioing information and completing reports.
  • Trained and mentored staff on correct procedures to maximize efficiency and protect public trust.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events and provided security services to prevent injuries.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Facilitated seamless coordination of training across multiple shifts.
  • Gave presentations and spoke publicly at interviews, conferences and University events.
  • Conducted daily roll call to review patrol assignments and provide guidance to subordinate officers.
  • Organized shift operations, including assigning tasks, evaluating performance, and providing feedback.
  • Developed and implemented strategies for responding to high-risk situations involving violent or armed suspects.
  • Supervised patrol activities, ensuring that laws were enforced in accordance with department policies and procedures.

Detective

Jackson County Sheriff's Office
Sylva , NC
2020.08 - 2022.06
  • Interviewed suspects, informants and witnesses to gain clearer picture of criminal acts and collect statements.
  • Documented facts and statements gathered from complainants, witnesses and accused persons.
  • Prepared detailed reports and affidavits for courts by obtaining information through physical surveillance and thorough investigations.
  • Managed investigations and prepared criminal cases for court.
  • Executed and obtained search warrants and subpoenas to obtain evidence for resolution of criminal matters.
  • Managed crime scene investigations by collecting evidence, performing fingerprinting and taking videos and photos of scenes.
  • Delegated assignments, set schedules and approved time requests.
  • Performed undercover work in person or through remote communications.
  • Liaised with legal staff, the DA's office and other law enforcement agencies to achieve favorable outcomes.
  • Adhered to agency standards and legal requirements when installing cameras and recording devices.

Deputy Sheriff-Patrol

Jackson County Sheriff's Office
Sylva , NC
2019.04 - 2020.06
  • Monitored and investigated suspicions persons and situations and unusual activities.
  • Drafted incident reports detailing criminal activity, civil proceedings and varied incidents.
  • Responded to major interstate vehicular accidents with fatalities or serious injuries.
  • Served civil process documents and handled subpoenas.
  • Responded to calls and assisted motorists.
  • Communicated with other departments and coordinated responses to suspicious activities.
  • Operated and managed various law enforcement equipment.

Special Police Officer

G4S Secure Solutions
Charlotte , NC
2018.09 - 2019.03
  • Partnered with team members to implement service initiatives and achieve team objectives.
  • Patrolled designated to identify criminal activities, issue citations, prevent incidents and serve warrants.
  • Investigated illegal or suspicious activities, performing direct follow-up or reporting findings to appropriate senior personnel.
  • Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
  • Supported positive relationships between community leaders and general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens and visitors.
  • Supported scene investigations by securing perimeters, collecting evidence, interviewing witnesses and documenting statements.
  • Protected motorists and pedestrians by providing traffic control at congested areas, and special events.
  • Rendered assistance to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries or medical crises.

Education

Basic Law Enforcement Training -

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Salisbury, NC
06.2018

High School Diploma -

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Salisbury, NC
05.2015

Associate of Arts -

Rowan Cabarrus Community College
Concord
05.2015

Skills

  • Conducting investigations
  • Interviewing skills
  • Community relations
  • Judicial procedures
  • Decision-making
  • Problem resolution

Certification

  • Field Training Officer
  • Field Training Officer Supervisor
  • Field Force Operations
  • Field Force Operations Validation Course
  • Active Shooter Level I Train-the-Trainer
  • Basic SWAT

Timeline

Patrol Sergeant

Western Carolina University
2022.06 - Current

Detective

Jackson County Sheriff's Office
2020.08 - 2022.06

Deputy Sheriff-Patrol

Jackson County Sheriff's Office
2019.04 - 2020.06

Special Police Officer

G4S Secure Solutions
2018.09 - 2019.03

Basic Law Enforcement Training -

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

High School Diploma -

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Associate of Arts -

Rowan Cabarrus Community College
  • Field Training Officer
  • Field Training Officer Supervisor
  • Field Force Operations
  • Field Force Operations Validation Course
  • Active Shooter Level I Train-the-Trainer
  • Basic SWAT
Hunter Austin