Ryan Parsons-Cohrs

  • Security Professional
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Feb 07, 2018
Full time Law Enforcement Security

Personal Summary

Highly dedicated, analytical security professional with 2.5 years of experience in corrections and 3+ years of experience in private security. Trained and highly experienced in computer programs such as Microsoft office, excel, etc. 

Work Experience

Correctional Officer Sergeant
Sep 2016 - Nov 2017 Florida Department of Corrections

Supervise one or two Correctional Officers. Conduct official prohibited conduct investigations and ensure inmate compliance with all lawful orders. Trained and served as Control Room Supervisor, tracking facility activities and logging information. Updated duty rosters and maintained knowledge of communications and information provided by Administration.

Correctional Officer
Mar 2015 - Sep 2016 Florida Department of Corrections

Provided care, custody, and control of inmate population, ensuring inmates were in appropriate locations. Completed daily reports of all activities conducted during the shift (Counts, meal serving, recreation time). Earned high academic award for top test grades in academy class, July 2015; achieved Certified Officer status. Served as Control Room Officer for eight months, preparing accurate official reports. Demonstrated leadership skills, resulting in promotion to Correctional Officer Sergeant.

Security Officer
Sep 2013 - Nov 2014 Universal Protection Services

 Monitored entrances and patrolled buildings and facilities for potential hazards. Directed visitors to destinations. Completed daily logs and any outstanding incident reports; submitted information to building management. Assisted in emergency situations, such as leading emergency personnel through secure areas to provide aide to an ill employee.

Field Supervisor
Jun 2011 - Aug 2013 Apollo Security

 Inspected various Con-Edison facilities in Westchester county for security issues. Ensured on-site guard is properly uniformed and monitoring facility appropriately. Reported issues and sent information to administration for review.

Security Officer
Apr 2010 - May 2011 Aegis Protective Services

 Patrolled building to identify and resolve hazards, including water leaks or computer temperature discrepancies. Monitored access and escorted visitors to secure sites; documented non-personnel traffic in a written log book.

Security Officer
Jun 2009 - Dec 2009 Guardsmark

 Patrolled parking lots and buildings for suspicious activity and resolved security issues. Provided first response for emergencies.


M.A. Criminology
Sep 2009 - Sep 2011 University of South Florida
B.A. Criminology
Sep 2005 - May 2009 University of Florida