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Michael J.

Vale
16 Sunset View Road, Whitehouse Station, New Jersey 08889
(908)534.4278
(908)507.6200
MJVALE@mac.com

CORPORATE SECURITY

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
Dedicated, self-directed, and performance-driven professional with extensive yea
rs of experience in law enforcement which performs a pivotal role in dynamic sec
urity environments combined with proven ability to manage multiple and complex i
nvestigations and security operations related to suspected violations of federal
, state, or local laws to prevent or solve crimes. Demonstrated extensive backgr
ound and knowledge in police management, criminal investigations, firearms instr
uction, personal defensive tactics, special weapons and tactics, and protective
security operations in high-threat, non-permissive environments. Adept at conduc
ting diversified investigations; skilled in interviewing and gathering evidence
through the use of search warrants with proper follow up on the evidence that wa
s obtained. Demonstrated ability to manage people under stressful conditions whi
le utilizing law enforcement techniques to ensure officer survival. Cultivate po
sitive relationship with peers, superiors, citizens, and community organization.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Security Operations
- Criminal Investigation
- Police Management
- Leadership and Teambuilding
- Organizational Management
- Recording and Reporting
- Crime Prevention
- Conflict Resolution
- Crisis Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
WEST ORANGE POLICE DEPARTMENT ~ WEST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY
LIEUTENANT / ADMINISTRATION COMMANDER ~ 2006-2010
Monitored developments related to police service procedures and equipment, such
as building, computers, printers, monitors, GPS, Video Equipment, Radar, as well
as the radio system and all elements involving the police building to ensure ap
propriate maintenance upon completion.
- Assumed full responsibility in managing communication center that entailed dir
ecting all 911 calls for police, fire, and first aid.
- Prepared and administered a section of department budget, including payroll, o
vertime, and outside employment.
- Held responsible for the allocation of job assignments for outside service.
- Served as a primary contact person for PEOSHA.
- Identified and addressed personnel issues and made recommendations relating to
recruitment, scheduling, assignments, and discipline.
- Oversaw the purchasing of vehicle; inspected different vehicles to be used in
various divisions.
PATROL SERGEANT ~ 2000-2006
Assumed special duty assignments, such as performing schedules, allocating assig
nments, speaking to community groups, and providing input to training programs f
or staff.
- Function as supervisor responsible for monitoring uniformed patrol operations
assigned on midnight shift, including patrol deputies, transport officers, secre
tarial staff, and emergency 911 personnel as required.
- Directly supervised 6-12 uniform officers during tour of duty; carried out sup
ervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and app
licable laws.
- Reviewed schedules to ensure adequate assignment of personnel for future shift
s.

PATROL OFFICER ~ 1985-2000


Investigated crimes and interviewed witnesses, complainants, and victims; gather
ed physical evidences for court trials; and conducted follow up investigations a
s needed.
- Prepared, processed, and transmitted various criminal reports, booking reports
, accident reports, witness statements, and others.
- Conducted security checks on residential and commercial properties.
- Worked with Juvenile Aid Bureau and Detective Bureau; referred public to appro
priate persons or agencies which may provide further assistance as required.
- Investigated accidents and rendered first aid during emergency situations.

EDUCATION
West Orange High School (1982)
Bergen County Police & Fire Academy ~ Mahwah, NJ

AWARDS AND HONORS


Received various command citations, commendations, and awards, such as:
- Life Saving Medal
- Meritorious Service
- Delivered a Baby Medal
- Distinguished Service Award

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Coach
- Flemington Falcon Pop Warner Football
- Readington Township Junior Baseball League
- Readington Recreation Basketball and Soccer