Resume' of Jim Gibbs

Applicant for Appointment as Sheriff / Candidate 2002

EDUCATION: Graduated from the University of Nevada with a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice. Attended numerous academies and schools with emphasis on administration of justice and education. Graduated valedictorian from the Reno Nevada Police Academy. Also has two extra years of law enforcement undergraduate work at Weber State College and work toward a master's degree in public administration.

EXPERIENCE: Diversified experiences include 35 years professional assignments in law enforcement, police officer training, and education of which 18 where directly related to law enforcement.

Exceptionally relevant experiences include: chief of security, police photographer, corrections officer, undercover vice and narcotics investigation, police instructor and firearms training officer. Past certification includes Peace Officer Standards and Training Instructor Certificate for the State of Utah, certification by the State of Nevada to teach vocational education in the area of law enforcement and criminal justice in public schools.

Also served college internship in 1976 as a legal assistant to the city attorney for Reno, Nevada, and as a law clerk for city attorney for Logan, Utah.

Current Tennessee Real Estate Broker in good standing, and certified by the Tennessee Real Estate Commission as an instructor teaching Ethics, Professional Conduct, and Fair Housing. Serves on the Education Committee for the Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors.

AGENCIES OF EXPERIENCE: Pittsburg California City Police; Nevada State Prison, Carson City, NV; Washoe County Sheriff's Department, Reno, NV; Sparks Nevada City Police Dept.; Logan Utah City Police; Reno Nevada City Police Dept., Rock Springs Wyoming City Police; University of Nevada Police at Reno, NV.

CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMAS: In addition to having a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice from the University of Nevada, Jim Gibbs also holds the following professional certificates and diplomas:

· Scientific Crime Detection from the Institute of Applied Science

· State of Utah Peace Officer Standards of Training Certificate

· FBI Major Case Seminar

· Medico-Legal Death Investigation

· Traffic Accident Investigation

· U.S. Bureau of Prisons Jailer Certification

· State of Nevada Department of Prisons Certification

· Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigation

· State of Nevada Correctional Officers P.O.S.T, 360 hours

· Police Crime Scene Photography

· Breathalyzer Operator Certificate

· State of Nevada Peace Officer Standards of Training, 120 hours

· Reno Nevada Police Academy Valedictorian,

· State of Nevada Peace Officer Standards of Training, 600 hours

· State of Utah P.O.S.T Police Instructor Certificate

· Certified Teacher, Wyoming Department of Education

· Certified Teacher, Nevada State Board of Education

(Teaching Certificates are Endorsed Substitute K-12 and Adult Vocational Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement.)

Because the sheriff's department deals with civil process and issues the following education may be relevant:

· Real Estate Principles and Practice (90 hours)

· Pre-licensing real estate class (45 hours)

· Real Estate Principles (45 hours)

· Real Estate Finance (45 hours)

· Property Management (45 hours)

· Agency (3 hours)

· Trust Fund Accounting and Handling (3 hours)

· Fair Housing (3 hours)

· California Real Estate Loan Brokering & Lending Strategies (45 hours)

· Ethics, Professional Conduct, and Legal Aspects of Real Estate (3 hours)

· Marketing Techniques For Today’s Market (6 hours)

· Real Estate Practice & Principals (Pre-licensing A) (30 hours)

· Real Estate Practice & Principals (Pre-licensing B) (30 hours)

· Broker Office Management (30 hours)


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