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Security Officer

Ellijay, GA
January 29, 2019

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George J. Duffy

Ellijay, Georgia ***** 732-***-****

Security Operations Executive

** *****’ success leading law enforcement and private security for prestigious organizations

30-year veteran of law enforcement and a record of achievement in managing security for high value and visibility clientele. Keen understanding and application of security concepts, law enforcement procedures, crowd management, evidence collection, and risk prevention. Expertise in security systems and evidence collection, reporting, and protection of confidential information. Adept at developing relationships, team collaborations, and interacting with the public with poise and professionalism.

Highlights of Expertise

Security & Criminal Justice

Emergency Management & First Aid

Facility Supervision & Crowd Control

Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution

Security Protocols & Access Oversight

Accident Prevention & Site Inspections

Team Leadership & Relationship Building

Observation & Communication Skills

Career Experience

Security Consultant, New York, New Jersey and Georgia

Armed and unarmed security for events, individuals, and facilities including Jenkinson’s Pavilion, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, Seasonal Hotel Security in Seaside Heights, NJ, The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ, The Tradewinds, Sea Bright, NJ, The Bamboo Club, Seaside Heights, NJ, Karma, Seaside Heights NJ, The Javitz Center, NYC, Harry Winston Jewelry Store, NYC, Corrine Jeweler and Major Investigations Inc., Toms River, NJ, Trend Executive Protection Service, Tinton Falls, NJ, Brosnan Risk Security, NYC, Northside-Cherokee Hospital, Canton, GA, and Security Industry Specialists, Atlanta, GA.

ARMED SECURITY OFFICER (June 2001 to June Present)

Locked, inspected, and ensured building entrances were secure, accompanied employees on bank runs, and escorted personnel or clients to vehicles. Interacted with customers, observed activity on sales floors and bar areas, checked identification, and monitored surveillance cameras. Performed crowd control, administered first aid and assisted first responders during emergencies. Assisted medical personnel to restrict public movement, monitor visitor access, and one-on-one secure patient watch. Trained incoming security personnel to identify fake identification, recognize, and discretely eject troublesome guests. Maintain Certified HR 218.

Executed security protocols for clients during emergency situations including Hurricane Florence.

Provided security for movie premiers and guarded high profile clientele including Bruce Springsteen, Train, Bon Jovi, David Lee Roth, The Go-Go’s, and The Goo-Goo Dolls at events for MTV, VH1, NBC Channel 4 NYC, WPLJ 95.5 NYC, and KingWorld Productions.

Investigated workplace violence through surveillance, ensured secured shipment state-to-state transports, and functioned as port security for domestic and international vessels.

Bay Head Police Department, Bay Head, New Jersey

Served as a police officer and first responder for Borough of Bay Head, New Jersey, protecting public safety, acting in response to dispatched calls, and investigating criminal activities.

POLICE OFFICER, CORPORAL (June 1991 to January 2014)

Interacted heavily with the public responding to calls for assistance and complaints. Coordinate criminal investigations cases, followed department protocols to preserve crime scenes, collect evidence, and interview victims, witnesses, and suspects. Enforced traffic laws, investigated traffic accidents, issue motor vehicle summonses, provided first aid and assisted emergency responders including EMS and Fire Services. Compiled data, performed data entry, composed formal reports, and maintained records. Cooperated with court personnel and officials and testified in court as necessary. Supported federal and state agencies and collaborated with relief efforts.

Worked long term extended 12 hour shifts for several months following Super Storm Sandy.

Assisted US Secret Service details escorting Vice-President George HW Bush and Vice-President Joe Biden

Recognized three times as “Officer of the Year” and “Meritorious Service” with 80+ thank you letters on file.

Served the community as a School Resource Officer coordinating the D.A.R.E and G.R.E.A.T. programs at local schools for 16 years, coordinating child safety programs including KidKare, Ident-A-Kid, Halloween Safety Programs, Stranger Danger, Bicycle Safety and free helmet distribution, and hosted multiple educational and fun field trips.

Garden State Youth Correctional Facility, Yardville, New Jersey

Oversaw the activities and conduct of inmates in housing units, recreational, educational, and work areas.

SENIOR CORRECTIONAL OFFICER (January 1984 to June 1991)

Performed scheduled patrols in quarters, vocational training, and recreation areas. Performed headcounts at specified and unscheduled intervals. Executed cell inspections and initiatives to prevent valuables and contraband from entering the facility. Employed conflict resolution or physical force as necessary to maintain discipline. Audited logs, screened visitors, and supervised visitation. Coordinated the transfer of inmates to adult institutions, mental health facilities, hospitals, and halfway houses. Conducted area inspections checking for hazards and sanitation issues.

Awarded High Marksmanship Award for Basic Corrections Academy Class and recognized for preventing an inmate from escaping.

Education & Credentials

Ocean County Police Academy, 1991, Lakewood, New Jersey

Ocean County Police Academy: Special Law Enforcement Officer 2 (SLEO2) Academy, 1989, Lakewood, New Jersey

United States Army Military Police School, 1980, Fort McClellan, AL

New Jersey Department of Corrections Training Academy, 1984, Trenton, NJ

Professional Development

GA Blue Card Certified, 2018, NY Security Guard Certified, 2017, HR 218 License to Carry Firearm, 2014, Certified Gang Resistance Education & Training Officer, 2004, Certified Drug Abuse Resistance & Education Officer, 1999, Certified Drug Recognition Expert, 1998, Certified School Resource Officer, 1998, Certified Bicycle Patrol Officer/Instructor, 1997, Certified Firefighter 1, 1980


Ocean Fire Company #1, of the Point Pleasant Beach NJ Fire Department, LIFE MEMBER, 1980 to Present, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Served as Ocean Fire Co#1 Fire Chief. 1991 to 1992.

Served as Point Pleasant Beach Fire Department Chief in 1993, coordinating fire ground operations and 100+ personnel for the Point Pleasant Beach Fire Company #1 and Company #2. 1993

Served as Ocean Fire Co#1 Vice-President. 1986 to 1992.

Trustee and Memorial Committee Chairman. 2010 to 2015

Life Member Delegate to the NJ State Fireman’s Relief Association. 1988 to Present

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