Amber C. Rawls

Law Enforcement & Corrections Training Officer

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Morehouse Parish Sheriff’s Office, Bastrop, Louisiana

2006-Present

 

Training Officer and Coordinator                                                                              

Research, develop, and instruct professional development courses for correctional and patrol officers, ensure policy and procedural compliance with state and federal guidelines, instruct as needed at North Delta Regional Training Academy, and maintenance/administration of the Online Learning Management System.

 

Deputy Director

Morehouse Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness 

Assist with the coordination of training exercises and activities; disseminate information to rural community administrators from the parish OEP director; during emergencies, be the POC between the parish OEP director and any or all electronic communications; and all other duties as assigned by the parish OEP director.

 

Grant Writer / Manager / Project Director

Locate grant funding, write initial grant applications, complete financial reports, and ensure compliance with mandated performance tracking reports required by funding agencies.


Patrol Deputy

Investigate traffic collisions, enforce traffic, local, and criminal laws, investigate citizens’ criminal complaints, patrol residential areas and business districts, provide security for community events, and generally assist citizens in the community. 

 

Correctional Officer

Monitor inmate status and activities, maintain current and accurate records for use by the Louisiana Department of Corrections, and conduct initial medical screening of inmates for medical staff.

 

University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, Louisiana

2011-Present


Adjunct Professor – Department of Criminal Justice

Facilitate online delivery of lectures, discussions, and assignments, maintain correspondence with students, and post topics related to the course CJUS 1001: Introduction to Criminal Justice and CJUS 2050: Courts and Criminal Justice.

 

Graduate Research Assistant – Criminal Justice Department [2008-2009]

Collaborate with faculty in preparing publications relating to law enforcement and criminal justice, assist faculty with delivery of criminal justice curriculum, aid the criminal justice faculty and administration with general operating duties and tasks.

 

Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX 

2011-Present

 

Adjunct Professor - Department of Criminal Justice

Facilitate online delivery of lectures, discussions, and assignments; maintain correspondence with students; and post topics related to the course CRJU 3733: Juvenile Delinquency, CRJU 2233: Police Systems and Practices, and CRJU 2213: Legal Aspects of Law Enforcement. 

 

Bastrop Police Department, Bastrop, Louisiana

1999-2005

 

Patrol Officer / Field Training Officer                                                                                               

Supervise junior patrol officers, prepare daily shift activity logs, and evaluate new patrol officers performance and abilities. Investigate traffic collisions, enforce traffic, local, and criminal laws, investigate citizens’ criminal complaints, patrol residential areas and business districts, provide security for community events, and generally assist citizens in the community.