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Manager Security

Tampa, FL
October 10, 2018

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Cornell H. Huddleston 703-***-****

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Wesley Chapel, Florida 33545


I am dedicated, resourceful and accomplished Law Enforcement/Security Manager with over 30 years of extensive investigation, security and management experience


Broad experience in Management and Supervision

Command and Administrative responsibilities

Management experience of 24/7 hour operations

Strong initiative in decision-making and assumption of responsibilities

75% Travel Flexibility

Knowledge of security protocol and risk management reports

Knowledge of State Department travel advisories and extensive international travel experience


North American Security- Department of Commerce (Dec 2013-Present) Program Security Manager

Silver Spring, Maryland

Management of security programs related to physical security, contract guard force, crime prevention, anti-terrorism/workforce protection, and other security policy requirements, regulations, concepts, and principles.

Responsible for daily operations pertaining to staffing, meeting business goals and security protection

Directs the security workforce and ensures services are provided in accordance with the contract

Responsible for conducting risk assessment surveys and policies

Conduct investigations of incidents, including fact gathering, obtaining witness statements, reviewing of tapes, taking photos, and gathering any/all pertinent evidence.

Report to Program Manager daily with activity reports, Liaison with Federal, County and local emergency response agencies

Direct/supervise all activities concerned with the Security department. Supervise, hire/terminate and train all Security personnel.

Oversee all operations concerning guest claims, worker’s compensation and custodian of all Security records and reports.

Assume lead as incident manager when dealing with medical emergencies, bomb threats, suspicious packages and all other emergency incidents

S & L Enterprise, District of Columbia Armory (Nov 2011-Dec 2012) Program Manager/Security

Managed the 24/7 security program to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are

carried out in accordance with security objectives

Responsible for managing the overall security contract operations of a large multi-task effort and

ensuring quality standards and work performance on all related task orders and projects

Planned, organized, and oversaw all work efforts; assigned resources; supervised personnel; provided

risk management; ensured quality management; and monitored overall project and contract


Reviewed security reports and records of activities to ensure progress was being accomplished toward

specific program objectives and/or modified methodologies to attain objectives if necessary

L-3 Communications/MPRI, Alexandria, VA (Nov 2010-Oct 2011) Director of Recruiting-Law Enforcement Division

Responsible for all recruiters and Law Enforcement programs for the Law Enforcement Division at MPRI

Worked with the Vice President and General Manager to identify staffing needs for every current contract and proposal in the division

Responsible for working with outside company team members in coordinating staffing requirements for joint contracts

Deployed with General Manager to International locations to vet, interview and transition new contracts

Responsible for recruiting, interviewing and hiring of new corporate recruiters, prepare performance evaluations on all persons supervised to submit to Corporate HR

Responsible for obtaining and documenting competitive intelligence for Law Enforcement programs

Assisted the Senior Vice President in all Staffing and preparation of new proposals that involve Law Enforcement

Texas A & M University, Abu Dhabi, UAE (Aug 2009- Jan 2010) Instructor/Certificate Dean

Responsible for teaching various police/security courses for The Security & Asset Protection Program in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Critical National Infrastructure Authority)

Supervised and developed instructional staff

Assisted in developing five certification tracks ranging from basic recruit courses up to officer training

Strategically utilized knowledge of adult learning theories and learning styles to maximize learner success and ensure overall effectiveness of the course instruction by using a variety of media to present course material

Coordinated with faculty/staff to modify course curriculum, when necessary, to meet learner needs

District of Columbia Government, Washington, DC (August 2008- Sept 2009)

Supervisory Engineer Technician-Department of Transportation, MMS

Exercised full technical and supervisory responsibility for a professional staff of 16 Traffic System Operators and Engineering Technicians on a 24/7 basis

Responsible for leading each phase of highly complex operations in managing roadway emergencies and the security of transportation infrastructure

Served as the agency expert in roadway emergencies, directs and executes decisions that impact traffic systems, human life, and roadway safety

Established the scope and objectives of the roadway operations patrol, assisting citizens, police, fire and/or military in managing roadway emergencies and threats to national security

Applied knowledge of the procedures and techniques of traffic incident and congestion management, as well as, knowledge of emergency traffic patrol field operations required related to traffic system operations

Coordinated with multiple agencies and high level government officials specifically law enforcement including Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Homeland Security Administration, FBI, and the Federal Protective Service reference emergency plans for the District of Columbia

Fairfax County Police Department, Fairfax, Virginia (1983-2008) (Retired)

Detective/Polygraph Examiner

Successfully administered full lifestyle pre-employment polygraph examinations which results in the hiring or no hire of prospective police, sheriff and fire department applicants

Conducted criminal polygraph examinations involving suspects and witnesses in complex investigations often when little other factual data may be present to sustain a conviction for the Criminal Investigations Bureau of the department

Prepared detailed written reports, and provide expert testimony in court when subpoenaed

Performed initial background interviews of applicants both domestic and abroad

Master Police Officer/Crime Prevention Specialist

Developed, implemented and supervised community crime prevention programs designed to raise awareness, improve police and citizen communications, and enhance community safety

Resolved, coordinated and conducted investigative interviews into criminal activity and policy violations

Coordinated and conducted regular awareness and training sessions with citizens

Developed and incorporated new programs to deliver positive results for high crime areas

Maintained statistics on crime trends and patterns in particular geographical areas for citizen organizations

Patrol Officer/First Responder

Rendered aid to victims

Collected evidence, stabilized and secured scenes

Kept records/Report writing, observing and recording of incidents

Notifications of incidents up the chain of command

Court testimony as a (professional witness) in criminal, civil and traffic cases

Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington D.C. (1981-1983) Administration Clerk

Performed various administrative and clerical duties in the Identification section

Education and Certification

MA, Business & Organizational Security Management, Webster University, St. Louis, MO

BS, Management, National-Louis University, Evanston, IL

AAS, Administration of Justice, Magna Cum Laude, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA

Licensed Polygrapher, Virginia School of Polygraph, Virginia Beach, VA.

Certificate, John E. Reid School of Interview & Interrogation, Chicago, IL

Certificate, Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Police Academy

Professional Affiliations

Retired Fairfax County Police Association

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. / Life Member

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