detective sergeant resume example with 19+ years of experience

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Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Highly experienced, investigations supervisor with excellent leadership skills, high integrity and analytical approach. Successful working of complex investigations and maintaining cohesive team of investigators. Offering 18+ years of experience in law enforcement. Demonstrated expertise in sex crimes and rape crisis, human trafficking and juvenile justice.

  • POST Certified Instructor State of CT in Sexual Assault Investigations and Rape Crisis, Domestic Violence and Juvenile Law, Human Trafficking, Advanced Sexual Assault Investigations
  • Investigative processes
  • Evaluating crime scenes
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Crisis intervention training
  • Knowledge judiciary system
  • Personnel Supervision
  • Maintain records
  • Team leadership skills
  • Crime Prevention
  • Case Report Development
  • Juvenile Justice
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Expected in 06/2020 Ph.D. : Forensic Psychology - GPA :
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Expected in 02/2019 MPhil : Psychology - GPA :
Nova Southeastern University Davie, FL Expected in 12/2015 M.S : Forensic Psychology - GPA :
Post University Waterbury, CT Expected in 05/2013 B.S : Criminal Justice - GPA :
  • EMT-B
  • Crisis Intervention Team/Coordinator
  • Peer Support Team/ Coordinator
Work History
University Of Wisconsin System - Detective Sergeant
Milwaukee, WI, 07/2019 - Current
  • Supervisory and participatory general duty detective police work in protecting life and property and enforcing criminal and local ordinances.
  • He/she is responsible for the efficient and prompt performance of the police officers and personnel under his/her command.
  • Maintain files and records with which the Detective Division/Youth Division is directly concerned.
  • Plan and put into operation whatever measures may be deemed appropriate for the prevention of delinquency.
  • Establish contact and deal personally with parents of all juvenile delinquents and complainants in all appropriate cases, establish and maintain contact with agencies interested in delinquency prevention and to assist in working out a program of mutual assistance and cooperation.
  • Investigate, establish and maintain contact with school personnel and other environmental conditions of each juvenile delinquent, maintain contact with probation officers and cooperate in all cases of alleged juvenile delinquency as well as those of juveniles placed on probation;.
  • Attempt to break up so-called juvenile gangs and direct them to proper pursuits.
  • Supervise and participate in the interview and interrogation of prisoners, complainants, and witnesses to obtain information about crimes.
  • Investigate reports of missing persons, child abuse, child exploitation, juvenile or other related complaints/cases as assigned.
  • Participate in criminal investigation work, taking fingerprints, lifting latent fingerprints, taking pictures of suspects, and scenes of crimes.
  • Maintain all photographic/identification equipment.
  • Prepare written reports of investigations and provide for completed case investigation reports on all cases assigned to the Detective Unit.
  • Coordination of information necessary for inter-agency cooperation in matters pertaining to juveniles.
  • Appear in court to present evidence and testify against persons accused of crimes.
  • Direct and supervise the work of a crime investigation and make case assignments.
  • Assist all members of the Department in the prevention of crimes by juveniles.
Department Of Veterans Affairs - Police Sergeant
Detroit, MI, 01/2018 - 07/2019
  • Supervises police officers in performance of regularly assigned patrols and incident investigations; prepares shift notices and assignments; conducts performance evaluations; makes recommendations in matters concerning employee discipline and retention.
  • Reviews police documentation including incident and accident reports and daily logs for accuracy and compliance with criminal, motor vehicle, and traffic laws and with university regulations.
  • Assists shift commander in establishing procedures; makes recommendations regarding improvements or changes in department operations.
  • Conducts accident and crime investigations and prepares detailed reports, including State Motor Vehicle Accident Reports and State Uniform Incident Reports.
  • Provides public assistance, including police related services, escorts, first aid.
  • Processes evidence, prepares court cases, and provides legal testimony.
  • Conducts inspections of police personnel and equipment; issues and accounts for police equipment.
  • Represents the department at community and business meetings.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Veterans Health Administration - Police Detective
Parsons, KS, 08/2011 - 01/2018
  • Provide testimony as a witness in court.
  • Obtain evidence from suspects.
  • Record progress of investigation, maintain informational files on suspects, and submit reports to commanding officer or magistrate to authorize warrants.
  • Prepare charges or responses to charges, or information for court cases, according to formalized procedures.
  • Prepare and serve search and arrest warrants.
  • Analyze completed police reports to determine what additional information and investigative work is needed.
  • Examine records and governmental agency files to find identifying data about suspects.
  • Participate or assist in raids and arrests.
  • Coordinate with outside agencies and serve on interagency task forces to combat specific types of crime.
  • Examine crime scenes to obtain clues and evidence, such as loose hairs, fibers, clothing, or weapons.
  • Obtain facts or statements from complainants, witnesses, and accused persons and record interviews, using recording device.
  • Note, mark, and photograph location of objects found, such as footprints, tire tracks, bullets and bloodstains, and take measurements of the scene.
  • Task Force Affiliate- conduct and manage investigations involving child exploitation, sex trafficking and child sexual abuse.
  • Task Force Officer- work interagency investigations of human trafficking and labor trafficking.
  • Manage Sexual Offender Registry for Borough of Naugatuck.
City, STATE, 08/2001 - 08/2011
  • Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations.
  • Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities.
  • Monitor, note, report, and investigate suspicious persons and situations, safety hazards, and unusual or illegal activity in patrol area.
  • Identify, pursue, and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
  • Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved.
  • Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries.
  • Investigate traffic accidents and other accidents to determine causes and to determine if a crime has been committed.
  • Testify in court to present evidence or act as witness in traffic and criminal cases.
  • Process prisoners, and prepare and maintain records of prisoner bookings and prisoner status during booking and pre-trial process.
  • Monitor traffic to ensure motorists observe traffic regulations and exhibit safe driving procedures.
  • Issue citations or warnings to violators of motor vehicle ordinances.
  • Field training Officer.
  • Child Abuse Interdisciplinary Team (MDT/CAIT)
  • NAWP- National Association of Women Police
  • Psi Chi- Psychology National Honor Society
  • Golden Key Honor Society QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY
Additional Information
  • AWARDS AND HONORS , Life Saving Award- Naugatuck Police Department Outstanding Service Award (2)- Naugatuck Police Department Outstanding Service Award-Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury

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  • Walden University
  • Walden University
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Post University

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