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JAMES W. HAMMOND
Professional Summary:
Self-motivated, result-oriented senior manager with 30+ years of increasing responsibility in the public safety field. Proven ability in operations management. Successfully prioritize and manage a broad range of responsibilities. Resourceful in providing practical solutions for complex problems. Adept at motivating and building cohesive teams that achieve results. Advanced knowledge and experience in public safety issues. Extensive multi-agency experience, including international relations.

Selected Accomplishments:
  • Plan, direct and oversee activities of 450+ law enforcement staff
  • Coordinate and supervise complex criminal and internal investigations
  • Provide management and direction to large law enforcement department
  • Extensive training and equipping of personnel seeking career in law enforcement at the university level, police academy level and international police development level
  • Juvenile justice management - probation and parole - counseling- hearing officer juvenile justice system
  • Initiate and coordinate law enforcement training curriculum - police and procedure manuals - private security system, (large retail convenience chain)
  • Develop and initiate professional police training program for international exchange program, (Romania) 2000 & 2002
  • Exporting U.S. democratic police procedures through speaking and training at international level including, Haiti, Russia, Germany, England, Canada, Romania and Jamaica
Work Experience:
  • Legal Service Officer - Probation Officer - Hamilton County Juvenile Court - 1978
  • United States Navy - Submarine Flotilla Six - 1969
  • Chief Deputy Sheriff - Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department 1978 - 1994
  • Criminal Justice Staff - University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 1994 - 1995
  • U.S. Department of Justice, International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program, (ICITAP), Haiti - 1995 - 1996
  • Director of Security - Golden Gallon Corporation - 1998 - 1999
  • Fellowship of Christian Peace Officers - 1999 - 2003

Specialized Training:
  • Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy - 1980
  • Dealing with Difficult Employees - Seminar - 1983
  • Gypsy Crimes - 1985
  • Dignitary Protection School - United States Secret Service - 1987
  • National Insurance Crime Bureau - Auto Theft School - 1993
  • Police Planning and Resource Development, Public Safety Institute - 1994
  • Leadership Institute - 1994

Teaching Experience:
  • 1980 - 1994, Adjunct Faculty - University of Tennessee at Chattanooga - Chattanooga State Community College - Cleveland State Community College.

Courses Taught:

  • Violence in America; Critical Issues in Law Enforcement; Advanced Administration in Criminal Justice; Juvenile Law; Criminal Evidence; Criminology; Organized Crime.

Special Seminars Taught:

  • Third World Policing; Leadership and Ethics; Communication Skills; Interpersonal Skills; Human Rights - Human Dignity

Professional Affiliations:
  • Tennessee Sheriff’s Association
  • Board of Directors - Crime Stoppers of Chattanooga
  • Mayor - City of Ridgeside, Tennessee
  • Trustee - Tennessee Temple University
  • Board of Directors - Valley Hospital
  • Teen Challenge Board
  • Project 714

Education:
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology - Tennessee Temple University
  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice - University of Tennessee
  • Masters of Science, Criminal Justice - University of Tennessee
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