Shyra Allen

  • Columbus, OH
  • October 11, 2018


3025 Baylor Avenue

Columbus, Ohio 43219

HOME (614) 471-9602          CELL (614) 746-8934                        WORK (614) 525-6309




Ohio Dominican University                                                     Columbus, Ohio

Master of Business Administration                                               December 2003


Ohio Dominican University                                                     Columbus, Ohio

Bachelor of Business Science                                             May 2002



  • 20 years of experience in juvenile corrections environment
  • Effective communication, motivation, and leadership skills
  • Initiative and independent judgment within a team approach
  • The Supreme Court ofOhio Juvenile Detention Officer Trainer



  • Suicide Awareness/Crisis Intervention
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Gang Training/Youth Supervision Techniques
  • Standard First Aid Certification
  • Counseling Techniques



Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center                             Columbus, Ohio

Shift Supervisor                                                                    2007

  • Conducts staff training
  • Manage the daily operations of the Receiving and Release (R&R)
  • Review all admission packets in R&R, transports, court release orders and ensure proper processing of youth on detainers
  • Coordinates communication within the facility, including discussion of operational issues/problems and communication with law enforcement
  • Coordinates and maintains appropriate staff coverage/work schedules on all shifts, including call-offs and replacements
  • Coordinates consistent operations on all shifts, units and program areas
  • Prepares/submits records of shift events and submits all necessary reports, logs and forms
  • Notifies proper administrators/authorities of significant/unusual incidents
  • Conducts investigations of staff and/or youth incidents, safety checks, escape searches, searches of youth, staff, visitors and physical facility
  • Maintains an accurate account of youth population at all times
  • Provides crisis intervention regarding behavior and discipline problems
  • Manages officer schedule and overtime staffing
  • Perform duties of Unit Administrator in Unit Administrator’s absence


Sr. Juvenile Detention Officer/Security Officer              1999 – 2006

  • Ensure the security and safety of all youth within the Detention Center
  • Detain and escort youth while in and out of facility
  • Serve in an intervention capacity when trouble shooting youth interactions in all areas of the Detention Center.
  • Supervise and train new hires and interns
  • Process youth for court hearings and releases


Central Control Security Officer                                      1996 –1999

  • Controlled access of all persons into and out of the secured perimeter of the facility
  • Monitored all safety and security systems within the facility
  • Registered all visitors within the center
  • Tracked transportation logs



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