deputy sheriff resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Hardworking and reliable Individual with strong ability in communication and safety. Offering dedication, reliability and hard work. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Conflict resolution
  • Critical thinking
  • People skills
  • Working collaboratively
  • Time management
  • Flexible
  • Witness communication
  • Evidence identification
  • Court proceedings
  • Civil and criminal laws
  • I am a very well rounded individual who has experienced a wide variety of situations and is willing to learn and, always strive to make myself a better person in my career field.
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Work ethic
  • Computer skills
  • Organization
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • PPE use
10/2016 to Current
Deputy Sheriff State Of Rhode Island West Warwick, RI,
  • Drove patrol vehicle to monitor 487-square-mile area for dangers and hazards safely for 10 hour shifts.
  • Drafted thousands of incident reports detailing criminal activity, civil proceedings and varied incidents.
  • Analyzed and evaluated information to determine appropriate course of criminal prosecution.
  • Conducted debriefings for arrested subjects to obtain information pertinent to investigations.
  • Boosted community safety, performing motor vehicle accident investigations including DUIs and fatal crashes while conducting field sobriety tests.
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on individuals being investigated.
  • Testified in court in support of department cases.
  • Conducted routine patrol on the Interstate as a part of the the drug interdiction team.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Responded quickly to dispatch, taking appropriate action at crime and disaster scenes.
  • Investigated calls and complaints involving fire, theft, accident and hazard reports.
  • Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Assisted local and federal agencies in criminal investigations.
  • Instructed suspects on field sobriety tests and used preliminary breath test equipment to perform tests.
01/2015 to Current
SWAT Operator State Of Massachusetts Shirley, MA,
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on individuals being investigated.
  • Conducted training 16 hours every month.
  • Have received advanced training in team tactics, specialized weapon systems, munitions, marksmanship, explosive, and mechanical breaching.
  • Strong emphasis on on emergency trauma, and First Aid.
  • Attended Louisville Metro's Advanced Swat Course, and attended Evansville Police Departments basic Swat Course.
08/2014 to 10/2016
Correctional Officer Harrison County Sheriff's Department City, STATE,
  • Assigned inmates to open and appropriate housing units.
  • Directed visitor sign-in, documenting processes and completing appropriate visitation logs.
  • Transported inmates to and from personal appointments, including medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Enforced resident behavior management protocols and drafted incident reports for infractions.
  • Maintained correct physical head count at all times.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Employed de-escalation techniques, verbal commands and physical and mechanical restraints to address unruly inmates.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Verified warrants, conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates.
  • Applied non-violent response tools and physical restraint during problematic situations.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Performed warrant pick-ups and turnovers at other jails and prisons.
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Observed and directed inmates during recreation, visits, telephone and shower time.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2012
High School Diploma:
Old Capitol Homeschool - Corydon Indiana,
Expected in
: Law Enforcement
South West Indiana Law Enforcement Academy - Evansville Indiana,
Expected in
Graduate of Homicide School: Homicide Investigations Course
University Of Louisville - Louisville, KY
  • I attended a Homicide Investigations Course at the University of Louisville. The course was two (2) weeks long and I graduated on February 2nd, 2018.
  • This is an in depth course regarding detailed investigations. As well as the importance of documentation, and learning how to properly take crime scene photographs.
Expected in 09/2017
Statement Analysis: Interviewing Techniques
Advanced Interviewing Concepts - ,
Expected in 03/2016
Basic Instructor: OC Aerosol
SafariLand Training Group - ,
Expected in 03/2015
Basic Swat Operator: Special Weapons And Tactics
Evansville Special Weapons And Tactics Unit - ,
Expected in 10/2015
Intermediate / Advanced Swat Operator.: Special Weapons And Tactics.
Louisville Metro SWAT School - ,
Expected in 09/2015
Leadership Program: Finding The Leader in You.
Calibre Press - ,
Expected in 08/2017
Close Quarters And Tactics: Room Clearing, And Special Tactics.
Norse Tactical - Louisville,
Additional Information

I have always strived to be a team player. I was also an 11 year member of 4-H and I competed in competition shooting where I placed 18th in the nation at a High School level. I was also an avid member of High School Rodeo. I have always strived to help others. I have gone on a mission trip to equador to help rebuild churches. My biggest goals are to maintain safety and good communication.

I would appreciate the opportunity to meet and further share with you my qualifications and enthusiasm for being a part of the company.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Old Capitol Homeschool
  • South West Indiana Law Enforcement Academy
  • University Of Louisville
  • Advanced Interviewing Concepts
  • SafariLand Training Group
  • Evansville Special Weapons And Tactics Unit
  • Louisville Metro SWAT School
  • Calibre Press
  • Norse Tactical

Job Titles Held:

  • Deputy Sheriff
  • SWAT Operator
  • Correctional Officer


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Graduate of Homicide School
  • Statement Analysis
  • Basic Instructor
  • Basic Swat Operator
  • Intermediate / Advanced Swat Operator.
  • Leadership Program
  • Close Quarters And Tactics

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