deputy chief of police resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Resourceful Deputy Chief dedicated to maintaining order and public safety. Expertise in developing and administering department budget, evaluating and motivating personnel and establishing goals and objectives for department. Vigilant and candid professional with 22 years of experience providing protection, security and safety to citizens in Austell, GA..

  • Work Scheduling
  • Internal investigations
  • Corrective action plans
  • Policy Development
  • Public Relations
  • Police management
  • Budget Management
  • Law enforcement programs
  • Staff Development
  • Officer training
  • Community Relations
  • Community Oriented Policing
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Responsible
  • Flexible & Adaptable
Work History
11/2006 to Current Deputy Chief of Police City Of Boise | Boise, ID,
  • Enhanced emergency preparedness procedures, commanding oversight and maintenance of tactical plans, equipment and weapons.
  • Rewrote and updated comprehensive department policies and procedures.
  • Recorded, analyzed and gathered intelligence to achieve community safety.
  • Managed department grant applications and expense and revenue tracking through Edmunds.
  • Organized, reviewed and evaluated work of 40 sworn and non-sworn staff members.
  • Analyzed crime data maps, graphs and statistics to develop patrol and crime prevention strategies.
  • Arranged conferences and meetings with other law enforcement officers to discuss high-profile criminal cases and unsolved crimes.
  • Answered calls from citizens and business owners for help in all types situations and emergencies.
  • Liaised with local, state and federal regulatory agencies to streamline investigation completion.
  • Planned, scheduled and supervised work of 40 subordinates.
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved its integrity for court hearings while testifying under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Mitigated risks by accurately analyzing and evaluating criminal prosecutory information, including complaints, citations and search warrants while processing crime scenes for district attorney and magistrate office case preparation.
  • Effectively rolled out new systems for criminal prosecutorial case logs, crime reports, investigations, suspect records and operational agendas, resulting in strengthened traceability.
04/00 to 3/25/04 Police Officer City Of Appleton | Appleton, WI,
  • Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Sorted, organized and eliminated tips on daily basis to keep open investigations moving forward.
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
  • Promoted safe driving conditions by quickly identifying and removing disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways.
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary.
  • Conducted thorough investigations of serious injury and fatality traffic accidents.
  • Processed, verified and utilized tips to initiate speedy resolutions for investigations.
  • Policed assigned areas to check homes, businesses and public roads for signs of disturbance.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at scenes of major crimes.
  • Reported deficient streetlights, signs and road surfaces to keep residents safe.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Debriefed arrested individuals to collect important information for ongoing investigations.
  • Booked suspects into custody by processing mug shots and fingerprints.
  • Responded quickly to suspected bomb threats and evacuated buildings to search for explosive devices.
  • Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.
3/10/05 to 11/2006 Police Lieutenant Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center | Needham, MA,
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of important considerations such as properties to check and individuals of note in local areas.
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding all types incidents to determine course of action.
  • Evaluated case documentation submitted by team members to check accuracy and compliance with department policies aimed at protecting criminal cases.
  • Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
  • Investigated stolen property cases and performed searched of residents and property.
  • Frequently patrolled routes and talked with business owners and residents.
  • Served active warrants and subpoenas and patrolled designated districts.
  • Organized and carried out regular inspections and oversaw surveillance recordings to safeguard data.
  • Educated staff members on proper field procedures to boost public trust in officers and efficiency.
  • Completed background investigations and arrests for violations of various laws.
  • Managed employee scheduling and evaluations and handled general budget development.
7/16/99 to 04/00 911 Emergency Dispatcher Austell Police Department | City, STATE,
  • Generated reports of findings to help management with making key decisions.
  • Questioned callers to determine nature of problems and locations to direct type of response needed.
  • Operated telephone and radio equipment to receive requests and reports from police officers, medical dispatch and firefighting crews.
  • Completed appropriate forms and radio announcements for police department needs such as BOLO requests.
  • Received public emergency and non-emergency calls and supervised response prioritization in order to effectively dispatch official units such as police, fire and EMS while tracking data in real-time environments.
  • Used Rims/ GCIC to track and maintain case incident numbers and logs.
  • Used RIMS to track and maintain case incident numbers and logs.
Expected in No Degree | University Of West Ga., Carrollton, GA, GPA:
Expected in 2000 Certified Police Officer | Law Enforcement North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy, Austell, GA, GPA:
Expected in 05/1993 High School Diploma | Victory Christian Academy, Dallas, GA, GPA:

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School Attended

  • University Of West Ga.
  • North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy
  • Victory Christian Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Deputy Chief of Police
  • Police Officer
  • Police Lieutenant
  • 911 Emergency Dispatcher


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  • High School Diploma

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