Resume of William C. Irwin


William C. Irwin
 Las Vegas, NV 89108


I am seeking full time employment with an outstanding organization where I can utilize my college and real world experience to achieve company goals and grow as an employee and leader. I currently hold a Department of Defense secret security clearance as well as a B.S. in Organizational Leadership with a minor in Criminal Justice administration from Mountain State University.


Employment History


02/18/2013-  Guard Supervisor/Quality Assurance Officer                                                             Maizuru, Japan

Present         Chenega Security and Support Solutions, LLC

– Effectively communicate with host nationals and provide professional security services for client.

-Supervise officers in at work site to ensure client standards are met above standard.

-Ensure work site is secure from any potential threat utilizing sight and hearing and observe and report any incidents verbally and in writing to immediate team lead and client.

-Conduct quarterly training in anti-terrorism tactics which include properly observing and reporting threats to appropriate agencies.

-Prepare quarterly proficiency reports on subordinates for review by Director of Operations.

-Handle and potential disciplinary problems verbally and in writing by effectively counseling subordinates using appropriate corrective action.

-Maintain accountability of site inventory and ensure any discrepancies are immediately communicated to team lead verbally and in writing.

-Conduct quality assurance inspections and submit reports on findings.







10/1/2012-               Correctional Officer                                               Indian Springs, NV

 02/01/2013            Nevada Department of Corrections-High Desert State Prison

-Provide safety and security to inmates and staff working within prison

– Supervise inmates within housing unit using vigilance and sophisticated electronic


– Maintain weapons certification on Glock 22 handgun, Mini Ruger 14 and Mossberg shotgun

– Conduct disciplinary action with inmates when necessary utilizing the Nevada Offender

Tracking information System (NOTIS) as well as verbal counseling.

– Provide escorts for inmates and use temporary hand restraints when needed.

– Keep accountability of all assigned inmates and report numbers during required count


-Quell potentially dangerous situations and people using interpersonal communication skills or “verbal Judo”.

-Conduct preliminary investigations of serious incidents to ascertain information to be forwarded to investigating body.



04/14/2009 – 06/14/2012

Maritime Security Officer

Chenega Security and Protection Services

Anchorage, AK

Serving as a member of an at-sea quick reaction security team. The security team is tasked with the protection of the Sea Based X Band radar (SBX-1), which is a U.S. Government Procured, contractor-operated semi-submersible vessel. This vessel is a component of the ground-based midcourse Defense element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. Officers are required to maintain a current Secret security clearance, Level I Antiterrorism Certification, and arms certification on the following: 50 cal machine gun; M-60 machine gun; M-4 Carbine; Beretta 9mm; and AR-15 Assault Rifle. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: Integrated Electronic Security System monitoring (CCure system); cargo freight inspections; roving security; access control; response to terrorism; sabotage; theft; general criminal acts; and unauthorized intruders. Also trained in: weapons retention/disarming; handcuffing; tactics; officer safety; Impact weapons; and surveillance/counter-surveillance.






11/11/2008 – 04/03/2009






Security Officer


Securitas Security Services USA

Anchorage, AK

-Observed and reported suspicious activity and violations of the law to civil authorities.
-Kept daily log of roving patrol activities
-Operated company vehicles accident free in inclement weather conditions.
-Maintained security of assigned premises and reported security violations to shift supervisor.

-Reported serious incidents to immediate supervisors and prepared written reports on my observations.

-Utilized interpersonal communication skills to deescalate irritable customers or potential law violators.


07/22/2008 – 11/27/2008

Loss Prevention Detective


Sears Holdings

Anchorage, AK

-Monitored employees and patrons in an attempt to deter and detect store theft via CCTV.
-Apprehended shoplifters and processed them to civilian authorities.
-Conducted Weekly merchandise audits to inspect for missing merchandise from shipments.
-Manually put cases into store database for review by Loss Prevention managers.
-Inspected store for safety hazards and documented those hazards for review by manager.

-Worked with civilian law enforcement agencies to quell rampant theft within the area and kept open line of information on “persons” or “groups” of interest.

-Utilized temporary wrist restraints on unruly suspects when required as well as verbal judo to deescalate potentially dangerous situations.

-Assisted with implementation of new security plans tailored to meet specific theft problems within store.

-Briefed new employees on store security policies and trained on safety and theft reporting procedures.













07/11/2001 – 08/05/2008













Military Police Officer


United States Army

Fort Richardson, AK

-Served and protected citizens of Fort Richardson Army base.
-Conducted background, license plate, and weapons checks via APSIN (Alaska Public Safety Information Network)
-Searching, apprehending and maintaining of prisoners military and civilian.
-Enforcement of court orders -Speed limit enforcement using state calibrated radar systems. -Testifying in court
-Report writing, issuance of tickets for traffic violations.
-Responsible for equipment in excess of $200,000.

-Experience as a Patrol Supervisor and Desk Sergeant supervising numerous personnel and reviewing written reports for approval.

-Experience as Civil Liaison, served as liaison between military, civilian personnel to Federal court jurisdiction within the Anchorage, AK area. Provided reports on defendants that did not show up for required court appearances and prepared Order to Appear documents and sent to those defendants.

-Regular firearms qualification on 9mm Beretta, AR 15 rifle and training on Oleoresin Capsicum spray.

-Knowledge on hand –to-hand combat techniques utilized for defense and to quell extreme situations.

-Conducted training for subordinates on various law enforcement subjects to include handcuffing, interpersonal communications skills and report writing.

-Implemented security plans to effectively handle problem areas within assigned patrol sector.


01/09/1999 – 05/09/2001



City of Hampton

Hampton, VA

-Protection and safety of community pool patrons.

 -Maintenance of pool and equipment.

-Provided friendly customer service to pool patrons and resolved any complaints that were brought to my attention.

-Kept written log of patron activity at community center and reported emergencies to local authorities.











Bachelor of Science


 October 2012

Mountain State University


Organizational Leadership / Minor in Criminal Justice Administration

Beckley, WV



United States Army Unit Armorer’s Course



January 2010

United States Army



Ft Richardson, AK






Maritime Security Officer Course

Blackwater Worldwide                                                                                                                           



April  2009

Moyock, NC




United States Army Military Police School                       


 November 2001

 United States Army



 Ft Leonard Wood,         MO



Nevada Department of Corrections Pre Service Training Academy       November 2012          

                                                                                                                         Indian Springs, NV












·         2 Army commendation medals

·         2 Army good conduct medals

·         Global War on Terrorism Service medal

·          Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary medal.

Additional Information

·         I currently hold a Department of Defense Secret security clearance.

·         CPR/AED Certified

·         Category III Nevada Peace Officer Certification