Patrol Officer

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Highly motivated, versatile, and dynamic professional offering broad-based experience in criminal justice, personnel management, and leadership coupled with strong educational foundation. Proven effectiveness in providing protective services, establishing physical security measures, and directing safety operations. Exemplify stellar analytical skills as evidenced by the ability to continuously improve corporate security operations and maintain stability during emergencies. Consistently recognized as diplomatic, honest, and dependable with extreme capability in stressful and challenging situations.


  • Corporate Security Management and Operations
  • Safety Procedures and Regulatory Compliance
  • Public Protection and Technical Surveillance
  • Investigative Research Techniques
  • Problem Resolution and Decision Making
  • Multilingual in English, Italian, and Spanish
  • Criminal Justice Technology
  • Law Enforcement Principles
  • Emergency Preparedness and Investigations
  • Leadership, Training, and Team Building
  • Articulate Oral and Written Communication
  • Superior Organizational, Analytical, Public Speaking Skills


Detective Investigative DivisionWayne, NJ    

New York Police Department (NYPD) Terrorism Intelligence Liaison | Aug 2013–Present
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Task Force Office
New Jersey State Police (NJSP) Organized Crime Task Force Officer

  • Provide expert oversight in various investigations involving major crimes, narcotics, money laundering, judicial threats, and dignitary protection
  • Apply dynamic leadership talents in international complex drug trafficking investigations and statewide gang investigations utilizing wiretap telephonic intercepts
  • Perform physical covert surveillance utilizing GPS Technology, analytical phone records
  • Examine crime scenes; conduct interviews and interrogations; maintain informants, and execute federal arrest warrants
  • Prepare for judicial proceedings municipal, county, and federal court, including search warrants, victim/suspect statements, criminal identification, and crime scene photography
  • Diplomatically collaborate with a network of law enforcement contacts in municipal, county, state, and federal agencies

Patrol Officer

  • Facilitated foot and vehicular county patrols within 16 municipalities, misdemeanor and felony investigations, traffic investigation, and community relation activities
  • Managed crime scene investigations and interrogations, made arrests and responded to crime in progress
  • Fostered a positive working environment and team unity to staff to enhance overall efficiency
  • Rendered high level of assistance to municipalities during emergency conditions or  disasters

Field Training Officer

  • Spearheaded personnel to develop competencies and achieve the maximum level of performance
  • Directed patrol functions and operations with probationary officers; enforced policy; and supervised practical instruction of guidelines

Nutley Police Department | Nutley, NJ

Police Detective | Aug 2011–Aug 2013

  • Earned distinction for performing all means of felony investigations, including narcotics, thefts, robbery, burglary, case management, and court testimony
  • Primarily held responsible for performing background investigation on potential department candidates
  • Employed digital equipment for the purpose of crime scene photography
  • Instrumental in intelligence gathering; follow-up investigations on crime tips; narcotic identification and field-testing
  • Completed all search warrants, victim/suspect statements, and criminal identification

Patrol Officer

  • Executed community patrol within township involved in traffic violation enforcement, response crimes in progress, field arrests, conflict resolution with youth investigation, and community relation activities
  • Built and cultivated long-term quality relationships with neighboring agencies, residents and proprietors

Paterson Police Department | Paterson, NJ

Police Sergeant | Jan 2002–Aug 2011

  • Rose from rank and promoted to Police Sergeant in February 2003 through demonstration of exemplary performance, dedication, and efficiency
  • Directed and coordinated day-to-day operational aspects of a police shift in an urban, high crime, ethnically diverse community, in the state’s third largest city
  • Presided over various police functions, including patrol, investigation, training, and administration
  • Meticulously evaluated workloads, crime trends, performance and investigated personnel complaints
  • Established and implemented training and enforcement of Police Department’s rules, policies, procedures, and emergency plans
  • Served as a DARE Instructor with the Paterson School District
  • Masterfully led the community policing initiatives providing public lectures on crime prevention and representing the department with community groups and businesses
  • Fulfilled expanded responsibilities as a detective in the Criminal Investigative Division, Juvenile Division which enabled an opportunity to mentor with urban youth


Owner-Consultant |Company Abc, Bloomfield, NJ: Jan 2016-Present
Adjunct Part-Time Professor | XYZ University, Teaneck, NJ: Sep 2017–Present
Professional Designated Driver | Company Bcd, NJ: Sep 2017–Present (N.Y. Jets)
Security Agent-Driver | Copany Cde, East Rutherford, NJ: Nov 2018–Present (Celebrity-Protection-Security)


Master of Administrative Science in Human Resource Management, Global Leadership, and Law Public Safety
ABC University, Teaneck, NJ: May 2017

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
XYZ University, Jersey City, NJ: Jan 2002

Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
BCD College, Paramus, NJ: Jun 2000


  • Corrections Officer Training Program, Passaic County Police Academy, NJ: Sep 2001
  • Certified New Jersey Police Officer, New Jersey Training Commission: Police Academy, Feb 2002
  • New Jersey Police Academy Instructor, New Jersey Training Commission
  • Graduate of FBI Supervisory and Police Management Course
  • FBI Interview and Interrogation, Identifying Deceptive Behavior, Counterfeit Documents
  • New Jersey State Police Certified SORA Security Instructor
  • IRTB Department of Homeland Security Terrorism Instructor
  • NYPD Dignitary Protection Course 2016
  • Senior Management Institute for Police, Police Executive Research Forum Session 44 Graduate; Boston, MA: 2018
  • NJ SORA Certified Security Officer, Incident Command, Counter Terrorism, Surveillance Operations, Police Intelligence, Narco-Terrorism Intelligence, WMD Operations, H.G.N. Drug Recognition Patrol, Hotel-Motel, Parcel, and Airport Interdiction, Desert Snow Advanced Criminal Interdiction, D.A.R.E Instructor, NYPD Police Bicycle and many other Specialized Training Seminars
  • New Jersey Licensed Realtor, Notary Public of New Jersey, New Jersey Driver’s License: Motorcycle, Boat, CDL Class A, with Passenger Endorsement


  • Member, New Jersey Police Honor Legion | Youth Volunteer Mentor, Paterson P.A.L.
  • Member, ASIS International NYC Chapter | Member, International Police Association
  • Member, New Jersey State PBA Member


  • Passaic County Sheriff’s Department: Officer of the Month, January 2006; Narcotics Departmental Unit Citation: 2006 | PBA Meritorious Investigative Award 2018
  • Nutley Police Departmental Citation for Investigative Service
  • City of Paterson Mayor’s Award, Two Paterson Police Chief’s Citations, Two Meritorious Service Citations
  • NYPD John Buzek Foundation Award, Honorable Mention: 2002 | Armed Robbery in Progress

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