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Security Manager

Pembroke Pines, Florida, 33027, United States
$60,000.00 a year
July 08, 2010

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John Richard Roper

*** ********* ***** ******

Pembroke Pines, Florida 33027

Phone 954-***-****

Mobile 754-***-****


Work Experience

**** – Present Miami Dade College Assistant Director Basic Training

2005 – Present Miami Dade College Police Department Police Lieutenant

2004 – Present Miami Dade College Adjunct Professor

2005 – Present Barry University Adjunct Professor

2004 – 2005 All Hands Consulting Consultant

2003 – 2004 Broward Sheriff’s Office Crime Stopper Supervisor

2002 – 2003 North Miami Police Department Background Investigator

1971 – 2002 Miami – Dade Police Department Sergeant

• 1987 - 2002 Media Relations Bureau - Crime Stoppers Unit

• 1985 - 1987 Training Bureau Course Coordinator

• 1985 - 1987 Sergeant - Field Training Supervisor

• 1983 Promoted to Sergeant

• 1983 - 1985 Uniform Patrol Supervisor as a Corporal

• 1981 - 1983 Corporal/ Supervised New Crime Suppression Team

• 1979 - 1981 Detective Bureau/General Investigation/Vice/Narcotics Unit

• 1975 - 1979 Uniform Patrol – Northeast District

• 1975 - 1975 South District Uniform Patrol

• 1974 - 1975 Uniform Patrol - Field Training Officer - Central District

• 1973 - 1974 Field Training Officer for New Program - Jackson Memorial Hospital

• 1972 - 1973 Uniform Patrol- Central District

• 1971 - 1972 Metro – Dade Police Academy


2003 – 2004 Florida Atlantic University Masters in Business Administration Crisis/Emergency Management

1999 – 2003 Barry University Bachelor’s Degree Public Administration

1968 – 1976 Miami-Dade Community College Associates in Arts and Science

Criminal Justice

1964 –1968 North Miami Senior High Diploma


2009 ICS -703 NIMS Resource Management FEMA/EMI

2009 MGT-310 Threat Assessments and Vulnerability FEMA/EMI

2009 ICS 702 NIMS Public Information Systems FEMA/EMI

2009 ICS 200a. for Single Resource FEMA/EMI

2009 ICS 700a. NIMS an Introduction FEMA/EMI

2009 ICS 100a. Incident Command System FEMA/EMI

2009 Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex FEMA/EMI

Certifications (continued)

2009 National Response Framework, an Introduction FEMA/EMI

2009 Introduction to National Infrastructure Protection Plan FEMA/EMI

2008 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Course FEMA/EMI

2008 First response to Radiological Accidents and WMD FEMA/EMI

2008 Campus Community Emergency Response Team Train the Trainer FEMA/EMI

2007 G-265 Basic Instructors Course/L449 Train the Trainer Volusia OEM

2007 Pandemic Influenza Planning and Preparedness CDP

2006 Homeland Security Comprehensive Assessment Model (HLS-CAM) CDP

2005 Level V CHS - Certified in Homeland Security ACEFI

2005 Instructor Trainer Course - ODP Certified CDP

2004 Professional Series Development FEMA/EMI

2004 Prepare Florida - Part I WMD/ICS Training/Part II PPE FDLE

2002 Field Instructor – Law Enforcement Response to WMD LSU

Military Experience

United Coast Guard Reserve

1969 - 1993 Rank E-7 Specification: Port Security

Specialty - Port Security and Safety - Facility Security - Physical Security

Hazardous Materials, Explosive Loading Supervision

Training Schools:

Port Security and Facility/Safety Management

Explosive Loading Supervisor

Hazardous Material Supervisor

Oil Pollution Investigation

Fire Fighting

• 1993 Retired - Chief Petty Officer (E-7)

Security Licenses for the State of Florida

Class D - Security Officer

Class DI - Security Instructor

Class C - Private Investigator

Class M - Agency Manager

Class RI(pending DOACS)

Professional Specialties

School of Justice Manager Experience

• Performed as the Assistant Director of Basic Training since October 2008.

• Manage the daily operations of the largest law academy in the State of Florida.

• Ensure the background investigations for the independent students are properly performed.

• Address and manage all issues related to College registration process

• Monitor the process of student grades entry to ensure accurate and timely input. Resolve grade entry questions or inaccuracies.

• Ensure compliance with the policies and procedures as established by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) for academy classes

Emergency Management/Homeland Security

• Completed the FEMA Professional Series on Emergency Management.

• HLS- CAM certified.

• Certified as a Federal Instructor from the Center for Domestic Preparedness.

• Completed ICS 100,200,300,400,700, and 800 (certificates upon request)

• Completed the L449 course which allows me to instruct ICS 300 and 400.

• CERT instructor

Incident Management

• Managed multiple critical incidents over the span of my career including but not limited to:

o Functioned as Officer in Charge (OIC) during the Lunimar ship leaking oil into Port Everglades

o Operations support to Hurricane Andrew, and Summit of the Americas

o Media Relations

 Public Information Officer (PIO) for multiple emergencies/critical incidents

• Hurricanes Andrew and Georges

• Bus hijacking of special needs children

• Jimmy Ryce Abduction and Gianni Versace murders

• Spokesman for Crime Stoppers of Miami Dade and Broward Counties from 1987 until 2004. I have provided several hundred media interviews for local, national, and international news outlets.

Investigations Management

• Coordinated the dispersal of intelligence information to over 40 law enforcement agencies within Miami-Dade County.

• Personally conducted over 1000 interviews of callers and obtained information that led to case closures for Homicide Units, Robbery Units, Narcotic Units, Fraud Units, and other units.

• Maintain contacts with over 500 federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies throughout the world.

Accident Investigation/Safety

• 29 years investigating all injuries and advising the Management at the Dade County Youth Fair regarding safety, and security (internal and external to the agency)

State Certified Instructor for Law Enforcement

• CPR/AED, First Responder, Instructor Techniques Workshop, Hazardous Materials, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Patrol Techniques, Report Writing, Officer Safety and Survival, Ethics for Law Enforcement, and Interpersonal Skills.

• Coordinated the First Responder and CPR/AED program for Miami-Dade Police Department from1987 until I retired. I am currently an Instructor Trainer for the American Heart Association and have been instructing CPR since 1987. I coordinated the implementation of the AED program for the Miami-Dade Police Department.

• Written lesson outlines for International Conferences for Crime Stoppers as well as coordinated all the training for each conference from 1989-1999, at various locations around the world. I have also taught every section of the State of Florida Instructor Techniques Workshop course, except legal.

• Certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to instruct –Prepare Florida and the Personal Protection Equipment Course, General Courses.

Port Operations

• 25 years working in Miami on the Miami River, Dodge Island, Port Everglades, and Port of Palm Beach regarding physical plant security, storage and stowage of hazardous materials and fire safety.

Community Activities/Affiliations

• Dade County Association of Chiefs of Police Current member since 2007

• Two Hundred Club of Miami Current member since 2003

• Association for Security Administration Professionals Current member since 2006

• American Society of Industrial Security Current member since 2006

• South Florida Concerns of Police Survivors President

• Dade County Police Benevolent Association Past Board of Director

• North Dade Chamber of Commerce Past member

• Florida Association of Crime Stoppers Past member

(Held various offices including President, Vice President and Secretary)

• Crime Stoppers International, Inc. Past Nominations Chair, Training Chair, Secretary

• Crime Stoppers USA, Inc. Founder, Vice President/Secretary


• Metro – Dade Police Department Officer of the Month

Gold Medal of Valor

Purple Heart - Twice

Employee Excellence Award

• Crime Stoppers International, Inc. Coordinator of the Year

Coralie Wagner Memorial Service Award

• Crime Stoppers USA, Inc. Founding Member of Board of Directors

Secretary- 2000-2004

• Florida Department of Law Enforcement Certificate of Merit –

Presented by Governor Jeb Bush

• Barry University Who’s Who Among American Students

In Universities and Colleges

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