Romell “Mel” Roberts

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ABOUT
Mel Roberts started his law enforcement career 28 years ago with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office as a correctional officer, and retired in March of 2018. In those 28 years, Mel worked at the Maguire Correctional Facility and Maple Street Correctional Center.

Mel has held the following ancillary assignments: classification officer, jail training officer, peer support team member, emergency response team leader, sheriff’s honor guard member, defensive tactics instructor, STC/POST instructor, gang instructor, police academy instructor, temporary holding cell instructor, and tactical communication instructor.

EDUCATION

2 years community college, Jail Operations Academy, AICC (Post Academy Instructor Course)

CLASSES TAUGHT
  • Temporary Holding Cell
  • De-escalation
  • PREA
AWARDS
  • 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award – ASIS International San Francisco Chapter
  • 2019 Instructor Excellence Award – South Bay Regional Academ
  • 2020 Outstanding Instructor-South Bay Regional