To find a job to further my career in Law Enforcement while providing a safe and healthy environment for my nine year old son. I strive to become a role model in the community and work effectively with law enforcement officials and agencies. I would like to advance to becoming a narcotics detection K9 handler and have a lasting long term establishment and town to work for.
Coaching my son's youth wresting matches Playing softball on a women's and coed team Playing volleyball on a coed team Hunting sea mammals Fishing for salmon and halibut Hiking
American Sign Language, 15+ years experience (fluent) : I started learning American Sign Language in grade and have been able to effectively communicate and translate for people who are hard of hearing.
Education and Training
Mt. Edgecumbe High School - 2005 Sitka, Alaska, United States General, High School Diploma I graduated from Mt. Edgecumbe High School which is a federally funded boarding school.
South University - 2015 Savannah , Georgia, United States Criminal Justice, Associates I graduated cum de lade of my class in 2015 with my associates degree of applied science in criminal justice. This was an online college that I completed while working full time at the police department.
University of Alaska Fairbanks - 2015 Fairbanks, Alaska, United States Law Enforcement, Occupational Endorsement and Certification This was a 13 week Law Enforcement academy that satisfies the requirements to obtain my Alaska Police Standards Council certificate of training. With this training I was able to become a sworn officer and work full time as a patrolman.
Police Officer - ( July 1, 2015 - Present) Sitka Police Department, Sitka, Alaska (United States) I have been working for Sitka Police Department since March of 2014 as a traffic officer and multi services officer before moving to the patrol division. I fulfilled my basic police training in Fairbanks, Alaska where I learned basic skills of interview and interrogation, use of force, handgun and shotgun as well as DUI, crime scene and death investigation. During each shift I conduct foot and vehicle patrols, enforce traffic and conduct security checks. I respond to calls for service which include welfare checks, domestic violence and verbal disputes as well as car collisions. After each report of crime investigated, I am responsible for writing reports, criminal complaints and search warrants when necessary. My duties also include testifying for court and grand jury, collecting and photographing evidence, testing substances for illegal drugs, and sending necessary items to the State Crime Lab. I work closely with the jail in regards to transporting prisoners and mental patients via commercial airlines to and from other towns and also assist with female inmates. I started upon my return from the academy as the liaison for the Sitka Police Department and Sitka Tribe of Alaska in building relationships and community oriented policing goals. I am radar, taser and O.C. certified as well as having the required training hours in Standard Field Sobriety Testing and EVOC.
Multi Services and Traffic Officer - ( March 2014 - July 1, 2015) Sitka Police Department, Sitka , Alaska (United States) My duties as a Multi Services Officer and Traffic Officer include enforcing parking throughout the city, tagging and towing junked and abandoned vehicles. Parade detail included setting up barricades and directing traffic in a safe manner. I received software and training for downloading forensic data from cellphones for the use in investigating drug and sex crimes. I assisted in the jail with female inmate dress downs. I issued taxi permits and conducted commercial vehicle inspections for tour buses, taxis and limousines. I assisted the detective's office with controlled drug buys and conducting surveillance. Other duties such as conducting background reference checks were assigned by the Services Lieutenant.
Dawn Mahoney Menendez- Family Friend- 506 First Street, Sitka Alaska 99835- 907-738-4114 Daniel Dozois- Patrol Sergeant- 304 Lake Street Rm 102, Sitka Alaska 99835- 907-738-0448 Ryan Silva- Detective- 304 Lake Street Rm 102, Sitka Alaska 99835- 907-752-5740 Judy Puckett- Multi Services Officer- 304 Lake St. Rm 102 Sitka Alaska 99835- 907-747-3245 Stephanie Backus- Ernies Bar Manager- 130 Lincoln St. Sitka, Alaska 99835- 907-738-8921 Alicia Gassman- HR Director- 222 Tongass Dr. Sitka, Alaska 99835- 907-738-3722 Don Johnson- Law Enforcement Academy Director- 1000 University Avenue Fairbanks, Alaska 99701- 907-750-3209 Jeff Ankerfelt- Sitka Police Services Lieutenant- 304 Lake St. Rm 102 SItka, Alaska 99835 907-738-5007