highway patrol first line supervisor resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

I am a Texas Highway Patrol first line supervisor with over 20 years of law enforcement experience in enforcing state and federal laws. I have proven skills in supervision and leadership concepts coupled with excellent problem-solving capabilities. I have a strong background in management, supervision, and training. I am currently a lead instructor for the Department of Public Safety. As a core instructor, I am tasked with instructing and evaluating both new recruits and tenured employees. I am special investigator for the Office of Inspector General which assigns me to internal investigations on Department employees. Experience in law enforcement operations, personnel management, and organizational development has developed me into a team-minded individual with the ability to operate alone or with a team to effectively prioritize tasks and goals.

  • Exhibits integrity
  • Provides clear direction to subordinates
  • Promotes teamwork
  • Consistently motivates others to accomplish goals
  • Gains the respect of others through own actions and attitude
  • Courtroom testimony
  • Adjust operations efficiently and effectively as circumstances and goals change
  • Sets high expectations for self and subordinates
  • Weapons training
  • Public relations understanding
  • Evidence collection and storage
  • Organization
  • Problem resolution
  • Displays consistency between words and action
  • Readily accepts change
  • Inspires trust
  • Respected by peers
  • Budgets
  • Operational improvement
  • Relationship development
  • Provides direction when needed
  • Supervision
  • Verifies completion of delegated tasks
  • Project organization
  • Maintains mental preparedness, preparation, and planning in order to respond with the appropriate level of intensity in a timely manner for all situations
FBI LEEDA Lubbock, TX, Expected in 2018 Executive, Command and Supervisor Leadership : Law Enforcement Executive Development - GPA :
Western Texas College Snyder, TX Expected in 07/2000 Associate of Arts : History - GPA :
Sweetwater High School Sweetwater, TX Expected in 05/1991 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Methodist Health System - Highway Patrol First Line Supervisor
Dallas, TX, 04/2011 - Current
  • Performs supervisory and enforcement duties. The work involves supervising troopers engaged in law enforcement and in providing services for the protection of life and property of the general public. Exercises independent judgment within limits prescribed by laws, regulations, and departmental policies and procedures
  • Established and maintained effective working relationships with city, county, state and federal leaders, outside organizations and general public to provide optimal service and protection
  • Investigated crimes and accidents while administering first aid, securing perimeters and accident scenes and identifying and preserving evidence
  • Completed detailed reports and required paperwork related to serving warrants, investigating criminal activity and force deployments
  • Performed rescue functions at accidents, emergencies and disasters, including directing traffic, administering emergency medical aid and carrying people from dangerous areas
  • Supervises troopers and office staff in assigned area, working with personnel on routine patrol, reviewing activity, and observing job performance and appearance; investigates complaints by the general public as to the conduct of troopers, correcting both minor and major infractions of department rules and regulations
  • Analyzes traffic situations and plans subordinates' work schedules accordingly; reviews and approves troopers' reports; indoctrinates new employees in departmental procedures; and keeps subordinates informed of changes in departmental policies and regulations
  • Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the training for and activities in law enforcement and control measures at disaster relief sites and in riot and crowd control functions
  • Preserve law and order, deter and detect criminal activity, enforce laws and regulations, respond to citizen requests for assistance and provide public safety
  • Conducts on-the-job training of troopers in all phases of work. Constantly analyzes, evaluates, and strives to improve performance of subordinates; annually submits performance evaluation reports
  • Instructs in local law enforcement training schools
  • Resolves problems, improved operations and provided exceptional support
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties
City Of Augusta Ga - Patrol Officer
Augusta, GA, 03/2001 - 04/2011
  • Patrolled designated areas in patrol vehicle and on foot to identify security and safety issues
  • Investigated incidents and crimes, including evidence collection and witness statements
  • Worked independently and collaboratively to resolve urgent issues to protect lives and property
  • Drafted reports of property damage, theft, accidents and unusual occurrences to document daily activities and irregularities
  • Adhered to established procedures and posted orders to enforce company rules, policies and regulations to general public
  • Triaged problems quickly, providing precise and clear information while working under minimum supervision
  • Interacted assertively but non-confrontationally with all levels of personnel and general public
United Parcel Service - Shipping Loader / Driver
City, STATE, 09/1996 - 09/1999
  • Moved shipment materials to and from designated areas using lift and hand trucks
  • Factored shipping procedures, rates and routes in making determinations on best shipping methods for materials
  • Orchestrated efficient routing by producing accurate shipping documentation and package labels
  • Packed, secured, labeled and applied postage to materials to prepare items for shipment
  • Drafted and managed work and shipping orders, bills of lading and shipping route materials for accurate and compliant recordkeeping
  • Investigated and adopted optimal shipping and receiving strategies, selecting best carriers, routes and methods to minimize costs and enhance schedules
Nolan County Sheriff's Departmenth - Jailer
City, STATE, 05/1994 - 08/1996
  • Inspected condition of locks, window bars, doors and gates to prevent prisoner escapes
  • Received and processed inmates into custody of institution by searching prisoners and taking charge of personal property
  • Maintained jail security by performing frequent security checks within cell block and inspecting each cell for contraband
  • Effectively interacted with staff, offenders, visitors and public to maintain security within facility
  • Monitored radio transmissions between staff to respond immediately to directions and emergencies
  • Conducted pat downs and strip searches of inmates and visitors to prevent contraband from entering facility
  • Completed dorm sanitation and maintenance checks and reported results to management
  • Created and maintained arrest files on all inmates processed through jail
  • Received and inspected mail, property and funds from visitors on behalf of designated inmates
  • Searched building and grounds, living quarters and work areas for contraband
  • Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls

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School Attended

  • Western Texas College
  • Sweetwater High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Highway Patrol First Line Supervisor
  • Patrol Officer
  • Shipping Loader / Driver
  • Jailer


  • Executive, Command and Supervisor Leadership
  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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