Eugene Dragonette

Career Security Professional
  • Reynoldsburg, Ohio
  • February 27, 2019

Career security professional with valuable experience gained in law enforcement and military environments. Practical experience and contributions strategics, implementing and contributing to security, health and safety, emergency preparedness, and fire prevention initiatives throughout The Ohio State University campus and events. Decisive and fair leader with success leading investigation and resolution of safety and security incidents. Generate concise reports and documentation in support of security protocols and investigations. Recognized for ability to collaborate with external security services and agencies to accomplish extremely challenging missions. Currently hold Secret Security Clearance (NACLC), valid until May 2023.

E-mail
petedragonette@gmail.com
Phone Number
614-226-1218

Education

Certificate @ Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy
Oct 1993 — Dec 1993
Ohio Basic Peace Officer Training Academy
Bachelor of Arts @ Ohio University
Mar 1987 — Mar 1992
Major: Sociology/Criminology
High School Diploma @ Reynoldsburg High School
Sep 1982 — Jun 1986
General Studies

Experience

Lieutenant @ The Ohio State University Police Division
Apr 2014 — Current
Supervise 11 patrol officers, with operational control over
dispatchers, campus protection officers, and university
security officers when needed. Conduct daily briefings
involving cruiser / district assignments, 24-hour report
reviews, discussion of on-going crime patterns, officer
safety, new guidance / directives, and personnel
inspections. Accountable for all administrative tasks for
Day Watch, including scheduling, payroll, and paperwork
review (reports, citations, arrest paperwork); review for
accuracy, completeness, clarity, and adherence to
professional standards.

Conduct officer evaluations, personnel and vehicle
inspections, and body worn camera reviews. Review job
performances for employee of the month nominations. Conduct
television and newspaper interviews. Work with FBI, Joint
Terrorism Task Force, Internet Crimes Against Children
(ICAC) Task Force, Secret Service, and US Postal Inspectors,
as well as Columbus Police, Upper Arlington Police, and
Clinton Township as part of mutual aid relationship.
Cyber Crimes Task Force Officer @ Federal Bureau of Investigation
Jan 2010 — Apr 2014
Responded to cyber incidents to assess / address threats and
vulnerabilities and collect information, fulfilling
part-time appointment while still assigned as OSUPD
detective. Participated in case investigations involving
bomb threats, computer intrusions, bank robberies, and child
pornography. Maintained relationships and shared information
with key companies and institutions. Worked with personnel
from FBI, and other local law enforcement agencies. Liaised
between OSUPD and FBI, which facilitated expedited
information sharing and partnering on cases. Worked with
other law enforcement agencies through course of
investigations.
Detective @ The Ohio State University Police Division
Jan 2008 — Apr 2014
Investigated felony crimes of violence, sexual assaults,
burglaries, breaking and entering, felony theft, death,
missing persons, and other crimes. Worked investigations
from start to finish with minimal or no suspect information.
Handled all cyber / computer crime cases. Participated in
undercover / covert operations. Identified and arrested
suspects, leading to convictions. Conducted police applicant
background investigations.
Police Officer @ The Ohio State University Police Division
Jun 1993 — Jan 2008
Enforced state laws, city ordinances, and university
policies on OSU campus. Developed professional relationships
with members of the university community. Attended training
seminars and ensured safety of all citizens in campus area.
Staff Officer @ The Ohio Army National Guard
Apr 1986 — Feb 2008
MAJOR / STAFF OFFICER (US ARMY) (2006-2008)
Served on staff of command cell accountable for base defense
and support of 2 forward operating bases (FOB) as part of
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). Ensured effective
communication and coordination between Commander and
maneuver brigade. Worked with Iraqi governors, mayors, law
enforcement agencies, fire departments, and religious
leaders.

BATTALION EXECUTIVE OFFICER (2005-2006)
Served as Commander’s principal assistant in directing,
coordinating, supervising, and training staff as 2nd in
command of chemical battalion. Established, managed, and
enforced staff planning time line. Supervised command post
and headquarters cell. Organized, planned, and conducted
staff training and supervised task execution.

TASK FORCE EXECUTIVE OFFICER / TASK
FORCE PROTECTOR (US ARMY) (2004-2005)
Second in command of forward deployed military police task
force, consisting of 191 soldiers in Kosovo region of the
Balkans. Directed, supervised, and coordinated all staff
sections, which included personnel, operations / training,
and logistics. Organized, planned, and conducted staff
training. Directed and supervised staff’s planning process.
Maintained knowledge of all directives, orders, and
instructions issued by Commander and verified execution.

Battalion Operations & Training Officer (2003-2004)
Operations & Training Officer, Task Force 1-73 (2001-2002)
Assistant Battalion Operations & Training Officer (2000-2003)
Company Commander (1998-2000)
Platoon Leader (1990-1998)
Field Artillery Surveyor (1986-1990)

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