Detective Lieutenant Resume Example

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Jessica Jessica
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Experienced police lieutenant with over 25 years service in various law enforcement roles. Excellent leadership, decision-making and records management abilities with expertise in criminal investigations, courtroom testimony and case oversight. Established resident of Tiffin with ties to various organizations and businesses. Dedicated to transparency and accountability to the citizens, and driven to further to professional image of the Tiffin Police Department.


Strategic thinking and action

Team development

working collaboratively

Training and mentoring

Communication with diverse populations

Detective Lieutenant, 09/2013 to Current
Tiffin Police DepartmentCity, STATE,

● Investigates major felony offenses; arrests violators using the degree of force necessary in accordance with state law and optimal standard practice to curtail violations to department policy

● Coordinates the distribution of labor in assigning duties; utilizes personnel based on personal strength, skill, and experience

● Ensures that training opportunities are made available to personnel to increase their competencies in their areas of expertise; quick to utilize emerging best practices into existing organizational processes to improve efficiency

● Prepares and approves comprehensive reports detailing investigative findings for the Prosecutor’s office in preparation for trial

● Additional responsibilities include: interviewing victims and suspects, processing crime scenes, testifying in criminal procedures, review and recommendation of internal affairs investigations, consultation work with other police departments

● Routinely works cooperatively with other municipal, state and federal law enforcement agencies in complex operations

● Serves as a liaison and personal contact to schools, universities, businesses, community organizations and the public at large while engaging in long-term strategic planning as part of various coordinated community response teams

Lieutenant, Patrol Division, 10/2012 to 09/2013
Tiffin Police DepartmentCity, STATE,

● Instilled a culture of strong values, ethics, and high expectations which increased departmental performance to greater than organizational norms

● Responsible for planning and supervising the logistical operations of the Patrol Division’s 5 Sergeants and 19 officers

● Managed an evaluation system that ensured gifted team members were selected for advancement and marginal performers were re-trained or released; allowed the division to perform complex, collective operations with confidence that officers could easily perform individually required tasks

Sergeant, Patrol Division, 01/2004 to 10/2012
Tiffin Police DepartmentCity, STATE,

● Implemented independent judgment in applying the law to circumstances and used initiative, practical judgment, problem-solving, and leadership skills in emergency situations

● Organized and prioritized maintenance scheduling and assets based on division’s needs, inspected and briefed officers, provided clear and concise job instruction, evaluated officer performance

● Managed and motivated both sworn and non-sworn personnel of command and line-level to provide public safety through various crime prevention strategies

Officer, Patrol Division, 05/1996 to 12/2003
Tiffin Police DepartmentCity, STATE,

● Provided for public safety through fairness, equality, and professionalism with a proven track record of handling diverse personalities

● Monitored, noted, reported, and investigated suspicious or illegal activity and safety hazards in patrol area

● Engaged regularly with local citizens to establish rapport and trust as a key developmental aspect of building a relationship with the community serving

● Diffusing potentially volatile situations with tact and diplomacy

Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Communications, Expected in 05/1993
Ohio University - Athens, OH
  • Minor in Management
  • Dean's List Honoree Spring 90-91, Spring 91-92, Winter, 92-93

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