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Correctional Officer

  • Seasoned Corrections Officer focused on maintaining peace security and safety within correction centers and jail systems; extensively trained in crisis prevention and intervention; able to remain calm and confident even in the most adverse and stressful working conditions
  • Extensive experience of XX years in overseeing the management, custody, treatment, and training of inmates in federal corrections facilities; strong understanding of the laws, processes, and procedures for registering, treating, and maintaining prisoners 
  • Skilled in conducting random searches in order to maintain high levels of security and confiscate contraband; proven ability to communicate with a diverse group of people, maintaining discipline in a fair and just manner 
  • Experienced in performing nightly checks for prisoner counts including security for gates, doors, sections, and perimeter fences; responding to medical emergencies and confrontations with full responsibility for investigating, reporting, and documenting events 
  • An intense and organized correctional officer with prior correctional facility experience; highly-disciplined and able to instill a sense of discipline and motivation in others; detailed knowledge of safety and security procedures 
  • Experience in taking care of correctional facilities and enforcing discipline; strong knowledge of detention facilities operations and security programs; experience in analyzing, detecting, and correcting misbehavior in inmates; maintaining and updating the database of the detention facilities 


Law and Finance, Bachelor of Laws, Completed, 2014-02-01

ABE Engineering

Marks 70,

Noida, UP

Work Experience

2019-06-01 - Current

Correctional Officer

Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal

Shirpur, MH
  • Maintain control of the institution to provide for the safety and security of the facility, inmates, staff, and general public by enforcing rules/regulations/policies and procedures 
  • Supervise and direct inmate activity in assigned areas of the facility/institution 
  • Assure the assigned area is clean, safe, and secure 
  • Monitor and operate security controls, equipment, and computers 
  • Conduct inmate counts, security rounds, and searches 
  • Complete required reports and serves on committees; prevent escapes or incidents which threaten security 
  • Oversee inmates during meals visits recreation telephone calls and shower time 
  • Write daily reports to help further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts 
  • Apprehend escapees safely while following proper techniques 
  • Sign in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms 
  • Receive the property from incoming inmates provide receipts and inspect for contraband 
  • Maintain records and logs of man hours materials and equipment used 
  • Supervise the meal distribution and observed inmates during meals 
  • Verify warrants conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates 
  • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections of transport vehicles and equipment 
  • Assist in restraining violent and unruly inmates 
  • Monitor inmate behavior to prevent crime escape attempts and other dangerous activities 
  • Safely transport inmates to and from work sites 
  • Implement defensive tactics and physical restraints to maintain the safety and security of personnel and the general public 

2010-08-01 - 2019-04-01

Correctional Officer


Lucknow, UP
  • Performed as control center officer and provide emergency response 
  • Coordinated and supervised inmate movements and perform counts 
  • Performed as mailroom, medical security, field tower, gate officer, and perimeter security 
  • Provided treatment activities security and oversee labor crews in the kitchen along with various specialized areas; guided all lower-graded Correctional Officers as needed 
  • Ensured prompt as well as apt assistance to all inmates in event of illness, injury, and emotional trauma 
  • Developed correctional reports as well as maintained everyday logs 
  • Performed shakedown for contraband materials either as part of the specialized team or individually 
  • Promoted facility cleanliness as well as reported maintenance or repairs requirements 
  • Performed as a member of special teams to address issues 
  • Maintained and present proficiency in the use of firearms, force application, restraints as well as an unarmed self-defense; monitored inmates in living areas as well as recreational activities 
  • Oversaw inmates plus visitors at visitation areas 


  • Resilience
  • Communication 
  • Open-minded
  • Stress management 
  • Self-discipline
  • Analytical
  • Teamwork
  • Problem-solving


  • Chhattisgarhi
  • Hindi
  • English

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