academy instructor resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Police Sergeant with 17 years of expansive law enforcement experience heavily focused on training, development, and investigative skills. Enthusiastic and goal oriented when it comes to employee development, employee wellness, community partnerships, and public safety. A scrupulous and mindful leader with a Masters Degree in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership. Currently assigned to the Special Services Unit of the Union City Police Department.

  • Special Services Unit Sergeant - Gang and Narcotics - (2021 to present)
  • Critical Incident Instructor (2019 to present)
  • Police Academy Instructor (2018 to present)
  • Honor Guard – Team Leader (2016 to present)
  • Firearms Instructor (2015 to present)
  • Patrol Sergeant (2018 to 2021)
  • Field Training Officer - Program Supervisor (2018 to 2021)
  • Acting Patrol Sergeant (2016 to 2018)
  • Active Shooter Instructor (2010 to 2016)
  • Field Training Officer (2010 to 2018)
  • Major Crimes Detective (2010 to 2016)
  • Swat Operator (2006 to 2016)
  • Community Policing Officer (2005 to 2009)
  • Problem-Solving
  • Public speaking
  • Team collaboration
  • Effective listening
Academy Instructor, 10/2018 to Current
Adams County Sheriff's OfficeAdams County Government Center (Brighton) & Human Services Center (Westmins, CO,
  • Instruct the Custody Learning Domain which includes a combination of lecture and a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Scenario Evaluator.
  • Firearms Instructor.
Police Sergeant, 01/2018 to Current
University Of CaliforniaOakland, CA,
  • Supervise the Special Services Unita branch of the Investigations Division. Primary duties are to investigate narcotics and gang related activity.
  • Utilize investigative tools consisting of social media platforms, technology based resources, and in depth surveillance operations.
  • Supervised numerous patrol teams, managed scheduling needs of various patrol shifts, identified deficiencies in personnel performance and determined pathways for improved team and department morale.
  • Monitored public events that may have an adverse affect on the agency.
  • Mindful of crime trends.
  • Communicates agency policies and procedures to department personnel.
  • Led patrol briefings, discussions on contemporary policing procedures, case law, de-briefed critical incidents, and reviewed police reports.
  • Supervised rapidly dynamic and evolving critical incidents.
  • Worked closely with community members, business owners, and city leaders to identify problems within the community.
Police Officer, 05/2003 to 01/2018
University Of Miami Miller School Of MedicinePalm Beach, FL,
  • Duties consisted of handling calls for service, investigating crimes, arresting criminal offenders, authoring police reports, establishing community relationships, and conducting proactive enforcement.
  • Assigned to investigate felonious assaults, homicides, officer involved shootings, sexual abuse, and elder abuse crimes as the Major Crimes Detective for the Investigations Division..
  • Authored countless search warrants and arrest warrants.
  • Employed contemporary investigative techniques such as analyzing call detail records and mobile forensics.
  • Previous assignment as a Community Policing Officer assigned to the Community Oriented Policing and Problem-Solving Unit.
  • Addressed gang problems within the community through specialized street enforcement and through the development of informants.
  • Conducted numerous vice operations in partnership to address the transient population of prostitution occurring in both our residential communities and hotels.
  • Fostered relationships with residents and business owners through organizing neighborhood watch meetings and public speaking engagements.
  • Educated community groups on crime prevention techniques.
  • Empowered residents by making them key stakeholders in the community problems solving process.
  • Led scouting missions and the service of high-risk search warrants and arrest warrants regarding violent subjects.
  • Five-time participant in the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Urban Shield training exercise.
  • Tactical Evaluator for the Urban Shield Swat training exercise.
  • Key stakeholder in the development of an Active Shooter training exercise and response plan for the police agency.
  • Spearheaded the “bail out bag” project which consisted of using department funds to implement and outfit each patrol vehicle in our department’s fleet with a “bail out bag.” These “bail out bags” contain contemporary tools to address the resistance of an active shooter and first aid tools for law enforcement officers.
  • Identified key issues with our current body armor systems and generated a robust memorandum coupled with statistical data to propose an argument to transition into a ballistic carrier capable of handling hard armor plates.
  • Applied 30k in funding to outfit most of our police agency with current body armor systems and plate carriers.
Law Enforcement Instructor, 08/2010 to 04/2012
State Of IowaDubuque, IA,
  • Taught students laws of arrest, daily functions of a police officer, assignments and duties as a police officer, penal codes, and vehicle codes.
  • Prepared daily lesson plans and administered exams.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership, Expected in 2017 to University of San Diego - San Diego, CA
Bachelor of Arts: Liberal Arts/Sociology, Expected in 2001 to St. Mary’s College - Moraga, CA
Activities and Honors

POST Certified Academy Instructor (AICC).

Active member of the Filipino Law Enforcement Officers Association

  • Awarded the CHP 10851 award.
  • Officer of the Month in December 2014.
  • Received numerous letters of commendations from citizens, peers, and other police agencies for my service to the community, department, and for assisting with the investigations of allied police agencies.
  • Recipient of the Officer Bryan Tuvera Fellowship Scholarship Award in 2016.

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  • University of San Diego
  • St. Mary’s College

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