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Security Officer

United States
January 09, 2018

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Wesley H. Harmon

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Fairview Heights, IL 62208


Summary of Qualifications:

Over twenty years of security experience in both armed and unarmed situations Observed financial transactions at retail, financial and industrial sites Counseled at-risk individuals in a prison environment. Experience:

Loomis Armor Courier Company St. Louis, MO.

Security Armor Courier Officer 02/2016 to Present

To provide the safety and transportation of currency from banks and businesses. To receive, store and protect all financial assets from loss and harm. Macys Fairview Heights, IL

Security Asset Protection Officer 07/2015 to 02/2016 Reduce financial loss shrinkage in the retail environment. Deter against dishonest customers and employees.

Illinois Department of Human Service Chester, IL

Security Therapy Aide 09/2014 to 12/2014

Ensured patients are in compliance with their treatment plans. Guarded against dangerous behavior to protect staff. Monitored and observed all patients in the mental health facility. U.S. Security & Associates Granite City, IL

Security Protective Officer 01/2010 to 09/2014

Monitor and observe visitors and employees of the U.S. Steel plant by ensuring their safety. Inspect all incoming and outgoing vehicles, check for contraband like weapons, drugs and cameras used for corporate espionage.

Train new employees on how to properly do inspections and be observant at all times. Hamilton Security & Investigations O'Fallon, IL

Security Officer 05/2000 to 01/2004 & 08/2008 to 02/2010 Guarded industrial and commercial properties against fire, theft, vandalism and illegal entries. Examined doors, windows and gates to ensure that they were secure. Warned violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking and carrying forbidden articles. Apprehended violators.

Manpower Inc. Fairview Heights, IL

General Laborer 02/2008 to 08/2008

Loaded and unloaded material from freight cars and trucks manually and using hoist, conveyor, and handtruck. Weighed materials such as ore and scrap.

Sorted and stacked scrap.

Macy's Fairview Heights, IL

Warehouse Worker 10/2007 to 02/2008

Obtained and received merchandise, totaled bills, accepted payments and made change for customers in retail store. Set up advertising displays and arranged merchandise on counters and tables to promote sales. Brink's Armoured Courier St. Louis, MO

Armed Vault Officer 03/2006 to 05/2007

Prepared route and work schedules.

Oversaw loading, unloading and moving of money and other valuables to and from vault. Issued work and route sheets to workers and collected delivery and pickup receipts from guards. Observed workers to ensure that security regulations were followed. Determined work procedures, prepared work schedules and expedited workflow. Issued written and oral instructions.

Assigned duties and examined work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures. Prepared composite reports from individual reports of subordinates. Cornell Interventions East St. Louis, IL

Corrections Treatment Specialist 11/2004 to 01/2006 Provided casework services for inmates.

Interviewed inmates.

Conferred with attorneys, judges and probation officers to compile social histories reflecting such factors as nature and extent of inmates' criminality and current and prospective social problems. Analyzed collected data.

Developed and initiated treatment plans.

Interviewed inmate and consulted with employees of institution, such as supervisory personnel and psychologist. Assisted inmate with matters concerning detainers, sentences in other jurisdictions and writs. Occasionally conducted collective counseling for small groups of inmates. Lectured groups of newly admitted inmates to inform them of institution rules and regulations. Military: United States Navy (AD, Honorable Discharge) 09/89 to 07/93 Education: Clark Atlanta University Atlanta, GA

Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

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