Oscar M Garza
(H) 956-***-**** firstname.lastname@example.org 4584 Scots Elm, Schertz, Texas 78108 Retired Texas State Trooper with background as a sergeant and certified in commercial vehicle enforcement looking to join an outstanding organization. Law enforcement officer with more than 38 years of experience in military and state jurisdictions. Lesson planning and course development
Certified TCOLE Instructor
22 years of commercial vehicle enforcement
22 years of weight law enforcement
22 years of commercial drivers license
Excel in law enforcement patrol supervision
Bilingual in Spanish
State Trooper and Sergeant, Texas Department of Public Safety, February 1996-August 2018 Various Cities, TX
Maintained order, responded to emergencies and enforced state and local laws. Responded and secured high profile crime scenes, for example, the Sutherland Springs Church Mass Shooting.
Conducted and succeeded in criminal interdiction operations on interstate highways. Seized narcotics and US currency during my assignments along the US and Mexico border. Communicated with supervisors regarding any issues that occurred while on duty. Enforced Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations to regulate commercial vehicles and commercial driver license operators.
Coordinated Truck Challenge events with other assigned sergeants in Region 6. Met with and conducted visits with commercial vehicle motor carriers to conduct safety talks and how to pass a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation level one safety inspection. Enforced weight enforcement laws on overweight commercial motor vehicles. Enforced the shifting of weight or as needed, the unloading of commercial motor vehicles to become within overweight tolerance.
Enforced registration laws on all types of motor vehicles. Conducted supervision of troopers during emergency responses to hurricane and other emergency management incidents.
Coordinated with onsite managers, liaison officers and other outside agencies regarding EDUCATION
safety of visiting VIP dignitaries.
Operated portable and static weight scales, training in calibrating the portable and static weight scales.
Technical Sergeant, USAF Retired, June 1980-June 1995 Various Cities
Served as an intermediary between Security Police Airman and Security Police Civilian employees by making officers aware of developing situations that could affect mission- readiness and promoting the well-being and morale of enlisted personnel. Trained and instructed subordinates and supported units on self aid buddy care, riot control techniques, physical restraint and apprehension techniques. Patrolled areas and allowed restricted area access for authorized personnel. Trained in combat, life savings techniques and conducting evaluation of combat injuries. Recognized by Security Police and USAF Base commanders for delivering high performance, which resulted in increased responsibility over peers. Spearheaded on the job training programs for employees to ensure optimal combat and non-combat situational performance. Developed and revised lesson plans and literature for class participants. Served as the on the job training (OJT) manager. Managed 10 USAF security police airman and 1 K-9 unit during overseas assignments to Misawa Air Base, Japan and Soesterberg Air Base, The Netherlands. Acted as a mentor to USAF Security Police airman to align them with core US military values and promote their personal and professional development. Bachelor of Arts
Occupational Education, Criminal Justice, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos TX United States 1984
Summa cum laude graduate
Associate of Applied Science
Criminal Justice, Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery AL United States 1983 Associate of Applied Science
Education and Training, Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery AL United States 1992 Continuing Education
Active Shooter Response Level I (ALERRT), Texas State University, San Marcos TX United States 2018 Department of Public Safety Officers Association
San Antonio Council of Safety Professionals