airport police sergeant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Airport Police Sergeant who is calm under pressure and works well in fast-paced, team-based environments. 30 years in law enforcement. Seasoned Criminal Investigator with excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Crisis intervention techniques
  • Security clearance
  • Risk and needs assessments
  • POST Law Enforcement Basic Certificate
  • Weapons training
  • Interpersonal skills
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Administration of Physical Restraints training
  • Trained in defensive tactics
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • Culturally-sensitive
  • Court testimony
  • Exceptional communicator
  • Strong work ethic
  • Highly organized
  • Report writing
  • Taser Training
  • Interview and Interrogation Training
  • Critical thinking
  • Weapons training
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Secret Security Clearance
  • [55] WPM typing
  • Organized
  • Trained in security
  • Quick learner
  • Team leader
  • Adept multi-tasker
  • Trained in counterterrorism strategies
  • Firearm and explosives handling
Work History
Airport Police Sergeant, 07/1980 - 05/2010
City Of San Antonio, Tx San Antonio, TX,
  • An Airport Police Sergeant is a sworn peace officer, authorized to carry a firearm and make arrests with or without a warrant. Airport Police Sergeants plan, supervise, direct, control and assist Airport Police Officers in the enforcement of federal and state laws and regulations, City of Los Angeles ordinances, Airport Security Program requirements and airport rules and regulations at any one of the Los Angeles World Airports’ four airport facilities.
  • • Patrols a commercial airfield to ensure compliance with safety, security and vehicle laws, rules and regulations;• Supervises, plans and coordinates the activities of Airport Police Officers and Security Officers in uniformed or plainclothes foot, vehicle, motorcycle, or bicycle patrol;• Makes determinations of the sufficiency of evidence that crimes have occurred and to what jurisdiction they may be assigned;• Oversees and assists subordinates in the completion of preliminary investigations of crimes committed on and/or involving airport property;• Works closely with local, state and federal agencies;• Provides supervisory support to the passenger and baggage screening processes and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA);• Provides oversight and training for tactical law enforcement response to unusual occurrences;• Supervises explosive detection and patrol K-9 units;• Ensures proper use and deployment of specialized safety and law enforcement devices;• Provides support to the protection to foreign and domestic dignitaries while they are on airport property;• Approves reports submitted by subordinates and may conduct follow-up investigations;• Investigates allegations of misconduct against Airport Police Division employees;• May be assigned to a multi-agency task force and supervise employees from other law enforcement agencies;• Provides information to the public, airport tenants and employees;• Provides sworn testimony in court;• Provides training to newly hired Airport Police Officers;• Responds to reports of security breaches, violations of security regulations and trespasses;• Responds to law enforcement calls for service;• Supports the passenger and baggage screening processes;• Conducts preliminary assessments of unattended or suspicious articles ;• Receives and releases lost and found articles;• Provides escorts on the airfield operations area for dignitaries, construction crews, representatives of the press and other law enforcement agencies;• Conducts security assessments of airport property;• Conducts perimeter patrols to ensure the integrity of fencing and gates;• Conducts foot patrols of airport terminal buildings to ensure compliance with security regulations and to deter criminal activity;• Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations;• Interviews witnesses and suspects to obtain information for reports and investigations;• Conducts security assessments and makes recommendations for improvement of security methods and systems;• Ability to develop alternative dispute resolutions;• May be assigned to a federal or local task force or detail involving aviation related criminal activity; and• May be assigned to provide information to other employees, the general public, community and tenants.
Store Detective, 01/1981 - 04/1981
Giant Eagle, Inc. Seven Fields, PA,
  • Referred felony and misdemeanor offenders to necessary community resources.
  • Maintained organized offender records and documentation in compliance with department and legal standards.
Store Detective, 02/1979 - 01/1981
Giant Eagle, Inc. Verona, PA,
  • Maintained organized offender records and documentation in compliance with department and legal standards.
  • Referred felony and misdemeanor offenders to necessary community resources.
Sergeant, 07/1973 - 01/1979
Mcphs University Remote, OR,
  • Documented and processed classified materials.
  • Led fire team during infantry dismounted battle drills and situational training exercises.
  • Supervised teams in support of security and installation law and order operations.
  • Planned and briefed personnel on missions.
  • Constructed and camouflaged infantry positions and equipment to prevent detection.
Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice, Expected in
California State University Los Angeles - Los Angeles, 90032, CA
Status -
  • 2.25 GPA
  • Coursework in Law Enforcement
  • Coursework in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Social Justice coursework
Police Reserve Level 1: Criminal Justice, Expected in 1980
Rio Hondo - 90601, CA
Status -
Associate of Arts: Admin. of Justice, Expected in 1986
Antelope Valley College - 93536, CA
Status -
  • 2.88 GPA
  • Coursework in Law Enforcement
  • Coursework in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Social Justice coursework
Holds the following California (POST) Police Officer Standards and Training Certificates:
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced and Supervisory.
Holds Certificates from the Adlerhorst Police Dog Handler School:
Agitator, Explosive Detection and Patrol Service Dog Handler Course.
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School Attended

  • California State University Los Angeles
  • Rio Hondo
  • Antelope Valley College

Job Titles Held:

  • Airport Police Sergeant
  • Store Detective
  • Store Detective
  • Sergeant


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Police Reserve Level 1
  • Associate of Arts

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