Director of Campus Safety
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
DIRECTOR OF CAMPUS SAFETY
Leveraging highly successful, 20-year NYPD-career with increasingly responsible positions and extensive cross-level police instruction experience. In-depth knowledge of disaster preparedness and crowd-control techniques. Exemplary attendance, performance, and customer-service record, holding multiple medals and awards, with focus on community policing. Consistently demonstrate ability to mediate and build community cohesion. Bi-lingual (English-German) with conversational skills in Spanish and extensive exposure to multi-cultural environments. Hold Master of Arts degree in Political Science.
· Modern Community Policing
· Counter-Terrorism Technique
· Crowd Control/Disorder Control (DCT)
· Disaster & Emergency Preparedness
· Cross-departmental Coordination
· Teaching & Public Speaking
· Resourcefulness/Problem Solving
· Diversity Management
· Communication (verbal/written)
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY (NYU), New York, NY
Teach Criminal Justice (Policing in America), Political Science, Contemporary American History, and serve as Substitute Lecturer World Civilization.
· Initiated well-received special lectures, panel discussions, and student mentoring program.
· Played active role in Community Outreach Volunteer Program at Harlem Intermediate School, New York. Developed lesson plans on drugs, child abduction, and gang behavior education/awareness and held successful sessions for students ranging from Kindergarten through 8th grade, including parents.
NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT (NYPD), New York, NY
Trainer/Instructor/Supervisor – various New York City locations
Solid 10-years’ experience instructing recruits, in-service Police Officers, Sergeants, Lieutenants, and Captains.
· Assumed key role in developing NYPD’s INTAC (In Service Tactical Training); author lesson plans for scenario-based training in a “live fire” environment to reinforce proper tactics and firearms restraint to minimize escalations of incidents. Result: Number of shooting incidents substantially decreased since program’s inception in 1996.
Community Policing Supervisor – Queens, 102nd Precinct (population: 90,000)
Assigned 15 officers to community policing beats based on analysis of major problem areas in one of Queens’ most diverse, main commercial areas. Played instrumental role in solving community issues. Chaired weekly community meetings of up to 100, comprising community leaders and activists.
· Used strong mediation and innovative problem solving skills to successfully resolve complaints and bridge gap between religious leaders, merchants, and residents.
· Implemented effective pilot program — CAT — regarding GLA (grand larceny auto). Result: 20-25% reduction in auto theft.
Patrol Supervisor and Desk Sergeant – Queens, 114th Precinct (population: 120,000)
Assigned and supervised up to 60 uniformed and 20 civilian members in highly diverse, challenging precinct encompassing main New York City arteries in addition to 2 ConEd power plants, Tri-borough and Queensborough bridges, Grand Central Parkway, LaGuardia Airport, Rikers Island, and city’s largest housing development. Successfully teamed with three other supervisors to coordinate communications and assignments. Effectively handled resource management, remaining within budget.
· Controlled major civil disturbance at housing development by efficiently allocating resources, coordinating officers and task force, and controlling crowds. Results: no personal injuries and minimal property damage sustained.
· Partnered with other supervisors (anti-crime, community policing, and desk officer/patrol) in developing emergency procedures and disaster preparedness plan for LaGuardia Airport and ConEd facilities.
Police Officer – Brooklyn North, 94th Precinct (population: 70,000)
Assigned to major commercial district, consisting of merchants, high-volume traffic, shoppers, and diversity. Attended monthly community (council) meetings with up to 50 attendees and facilitated problem solving.
· Initiated successful resolution to 15-year old community complaints regarding merchants’ odd-hour deliveries by using active listening, mediation, negotiation, and decision-making capabilities.
· Received praise and award for effective community efforts and volunteer initiative.
Police Officer – Police Academy and Manhattan Traffic Division
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATION
· MASTER’S IN POLITICAL SCIENCE - 2002
Baruch College – New York, NY
Graduated Magna Cum Laude–G.P.A.: 3.90
· COUNTER-TERRORISM TRAINING–2002
Co-developed curriculum in collaboration with Intelligence Division as part of INTAC and instructed uniformed in service NYPD personnel.
· CERTIFIED SIMMUNITION TRAINING AND SAFETY SUPERVISOR–2001 – New York, NY
Simmunition Division SNC Technologies, Inc.
· CROWD CONTROL & DISORDER CONTROL TRAINING (DCT)–1989 to 2003
Ongoing theoretical and hands-on training.
· COMBAT HAPKIDO SEMINAR–1999
International Combat Hapkido Federation
Long Island, NY
· OSHA & Hazmat–1995
· CERTIFIED VERBAL JUDO INSTRUCTOR–1995
Verbal Judo Institute – New York, NY
· Suicide Awareness–1995
· CERTIFICATE METHODS OF INSTRUCTION 1992 - Division of Criminal Justice – NY State
· Community Policing Supervisor Training–1991
HONORS AND AWARDS
· Herbert Bienstock Research Award – Baruch College, New York, NY–2000
· Education Achievement Citation – NYPD, NY–2002 and 1995
Awarded for successfully balancing full-time work and six years of education.
· Perfect Attendance Recognition Certificate – NYPD, NY–2001
· Greenpoint Community Service Award – Greenpoint, NY–1989
Awarded by community in recognition of effective volunteer youth efforts.
· Commended for investigatory skills leading to homicide confession – NYPD, NY–1988
· EPD-Medal (Excellent Police Duty) – NYPD, NY–1985
Awarded for verbally disarming mentally disturbed person armed with knife.
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