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Trisha McMillan

Crawfordville,FL

Summary

Correctional Officer with history of exercising sound judgment and reasoned thinking during crisis events. Develops strong rapport with clients and colleagues. Excellent command of facility safety, security and emergency management protocols. Skilled in maintaining order by enforcing rules and regulations in facility settings. Handles difficult clients and high-pressure situations with sound judgment and reasoned thinking demonstrated over 11-year industry history. Excels in managing correctional functions and monitoring client behavior. Employs sound judgment and verbal de-escalation tactics to maintain order and prohibit dangerous situations. Skillfully detects contraband during property and pat searches. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Overview

16
16
years of professional experience

Work History

Juvenile Correctional Officer

Disc Village Juvenile Assessment Center
2015.04 - Current
  • Entered clients data into computer-based system.
  • Fingerprinted, photographed and searched clients.
  • Completed and maintained records to book and process clients at Disc Village Juvenile Assessment Center.
  • Observed strict confidentiality guidelines to properly secure information and data.
  • Entered information from crime reports into police department's database JMS / JIS system.
  • Supervised clients during screening process up until release of clients to guardian or other holding facilities.
  • Prepared reports to document incidents and violations.
  • Searched building and grounds, holding quarters, and work areas for contraband.
  • Provided assistance and guidance to clients regarding facility screening and release process.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with clients.
  • Installed, removed and inspected electronic monitoring equipment on clients.
  • Enforced rules and regulations to maintain order among clients.
  • Responded to emergency situations and de-escalated hostile confrontations.
  • Conducted security checks of clients and holding areas.
  • Documented client behavior and activities in logbooks.
  • Built relationships with staff and clients to keep facility safe and secure.
  • Transported clients to other holding and placement facilities.
  • Assisted in intake and release of clients.
  • Administered drug tests to clients.
  • Answered phone and provided assistance to callers.
  • Restrained juvenile clients when disturbances required physical intervention.
  • Observed behavior of clients individually and in groups.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records, and activity journals.
  • Interviewed clients to obtain information and assess needs.

Correctional Officer

Wakulla Correctional Institution
2008.09 - 2011.05
  • Searched cells of inmates to identify and confiscate contraband and other prohibited items.
  • Observed and supervised inmates throughout visits, meal time, recreation, phone calls, and showers.
  • Conducted routine and emergency head counts.
  • Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records, and activity journals.
  • Tracked inmates through head counts, visitor logs, and scheduled activities.
  • Observed behavior of residents individually and in groups.
  • Inspected work sites and crew trucks for contraband, cleanliness, and safety.
  • Enforced rules and regulations to maintain order among inmates.
  • Responded to emergency situations and de-escalated hostile confrontations.
  • Supervised inmates during meals, recreation and other activities.
  • Conducted security checks of inmates and living areas.
  • Prepared reports to document incidents and violations.
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters, and work areas for contraband.
  • Documented inmate behavior and activities in logbooks.
  • Built solid relationships with staff and residents to keep institution safe and secure.
  • Established positive working relationships and maintained boundaries with resident offenders.
  • Received and inspected mail, property and funds from visitors on behalf of designated inmates.

Education

Correctional Officer Certification - Corrections

Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy
Quincy, FL
01.2009

No Degree - General

Tallahassee Community College
Tallahassee, FL

GED -

Scott County Department of Education
Georgetown, KY
02.1993

Skills

  • Safety and Security
  • Daily Logs
  • Ethical Standards of Conduct
  • Professional Relationships
  • First Aid and CPR Certified
  • De-Escalating Conflicts
  • Transporting Log
  • Learning Strategies

Timeline

Juvenile Correctional Officer

Disc Village Juvenile Assessment Center
2015.04 - Current

Correctional Officer

Wakulla Correctional Institution
2008.09 - 2011.05

Correctional Officer Certification - Corrections

Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy

No Degree - General

Tallahassee Community College

GED -

Scott County Department of Education
Trisha McMillan