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Training Manager

Plano, Texas, 75024, United States
March 08, 2011

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Eric Burleson

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Plano, TX 75024


Background Summary:

** + years of investigation experience with the Recording Industry, University Police, U.S. Navy and a Major City Law Enforcement Department. Team player who functions well independently, embraces challenges with strong organizational & communication skills, handles difficult projects to successful conclusions. Experience includes field and administrative operations and criminal investigation division assignments


Field Investigation Expert / Administrative Security / Anti-Piracy & Theft / Retail Loss Prevention / Dynamic Leadership Style Maximizing Operational Effectiveness

Key Career Accomplishments:

Heavily involved with one of the largest seizures of illicit products and arrests in Texas

Successfully designed, introduced and implemented new policies for the accreditation process with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement (CALEA)

Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from the Governor of North Carolina for the North Carolina Clean Project

Organized and successfully completed a North Carolina state $30,000 grant for the cleanup of a toxic dump site

Professional Experience:

Security Investigator I (Division), Time Warner Cable

Dallas, Texas Aug 2009 - Feb 2011

Perform investigations of suspected cable theft connections throughout DFW service area. Inspect contractor/employee installation and repair work in order to proceed with initial law enforcement intervention. Report weekly on number and types of discrepancies identified and corrected. Testify in court when needed. Responsible for the proper and accurate distribution of monies collected. Solicit programming sales to identify unauthorized viewers. With conversions, properly prepare sale orders, accept initial and installation payments as well as debt payments.

Field Investigator, Recording Industry Association Of America Washington, District of Columbia Aug 2006 - Feb 2009

Managed seven states including Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Colorado, Missouri, Louisiana, and Kansas. Field and administration duties in the investigation of criminal activity of music piracy. Duties include locating and following up on criminal activity of music piracy by citizens, retail stores, street vendors and flea markets and coordinate with state Law Enforcement. Administrative duties include database management, operational plans, confidential informant's receipts, and high levels of contact and correspondence with law enforcement.

Master of Arms E5, Navy Reserve Center Greensboro, North Carolina Nov 2001 - Aug 2006

Responsibilities include taking fingerprints of enlisted personal, administering monthly urinalysis screening, mess hall coordination, physical training coordination, and base security.

Administrative Sergeant / Professional Standards, University of North Carolina at Charlotte Police and Public Safety

Charlotte, North Carolina Jan 2001 - Aug 2006

Police and Public Safety role. Accreditation Manager / CALEA, coordination employment backgrounds for all civilian and sworn applicants and Internal Affairs supervisor. Radar Certified, Field Training Officer Certified, CVSA Examiner

Sheriff's Deputy II, Burke County Sheriff's Office Morganton, North Carolina June 1997 - Jan 2001

Patrolled assigned area, conducted preliminary criminal investigations, served criminal & juvenile subpoenas, show cause orders and bond forfeiture papers. File reports for breaking and entering, larceny, vandalism and other law-breaking activities. Responded to domestic, 911 calls and assisted other agencies with many issues that called for maturity and common sense in difficult situations

Community Police Officer, Public Safety Officer II / Special Operation Unit, Morganton Department of Public Safety

Morganton, North Carolina Dec 1994 - June 1997

Responded to calls for service as Law enforcement officer and firefighter; Bike Patrol Certified.


Occupational License / Certification

Speed-Measuring Instrument Operator Certification

Certification Issued: Oct 29, 2004

North Carolina Criminal Justice Education - Charlotte, North Carolina

Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate

Certification Issued: May 20, 2005

North Carolina Criminal Justice Education - Charlotte, North Carolina

Speed-Measuring Instrument Operator Certificate Certification Issued: Dec 4, 2001

North Carolina Criminal Justice Education - Charlotte, North Carolina

Intermediate Law Enforcement Certificate Certification Issued: Mar 20, 2000

North Carolina Sheriff's Education and Training - Morganton, North Carolina

Basic Law Enforcement Certificate Certification Issued: Jan 5, 2000

North Carolina Sheriff's Education and Training - Morganton, North Carolina

Intoxilizer Certification

Certification Issued: Jun 16, 1997

North Carolina Department of Environment, Health - Morganton, North Carolina

Specialty Training & Education:

Anti-Terrorism for Managers & Supervisors, North Carolina Justice Academy, Sept 2002

Field Training Officer, Davidson County Community College, Feb 2002

Community Oriented Policing, Carolina Institute for Community Policing, Apr 2001

Advanced Tactical Skills/SWAT Operation, Western Piedmont College, Oct 2000

Basic Special Weapons & Tactics, Western Piedmont College, Sept 2000

School Resource Officer Training, North Carolina Justice Academy, Jul 2000

Basic Mountain Bike Officer Course, Law Enforcement Bicycle Association, Oct 1997

At-Scene Accident Investigation, North Carolina Justice Academy, Oct 1996

Officer Survival, Western Piedmont College, Oct 1995

DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Test, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, June 1995


Freedom High School - Morganton, North Carolina, June 1989

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