Law Enforcement Officer resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

First and foremost, I am a husband to my wife Melissa and a father to my three children Abagail (11 years old), Aubree (7 years old), and Maverick (1 year old). It has always been my calling and my duty to serve & protect. I serve the innocent civilians/ visitors of the Commonwealth of Kentucky with great humility and honor.

Over my 9 year Law Enforcement career, my 4 year EMS career, my 6 year duty to this great country as a Combat Medic, I have gained invaluable experience & knowledge to continue serving our Commonwealth and the citizens of Middlesboro, Kentucky.

  • Multiple Skills related to Law Enforcement, from enforcing simple traffic infractions (speeding, DUI, etc.) to conducting criminal investigations (theft/burglary/robbery, assault, death investigations, drug related investigations, drug interdiction, etc.), under Kentucky Revised Statues.
  • Multiple Skills related to Emergency Medical Technician and CPR/ First Aid.
  • Multiple Skills related to Combat Medic/ Soldier.
  • Skilled in building a rapport with civilians, in different types of environments and situations.
  • Skilled in operating efficiently under extreme stress and all weather conditions.
05/2013 to Current Law Enforcement Officer University Of Florida | Gainesville, FL,
  • Conducted routine patrols of assigned areas to prevent, reduce, and detect criminal activity, and responded to emergency situations requiring law enforcement intervention; monitored and enforced traffic laws and ordinances, and issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Coordinated with local, federal, and interstate law enforcement agencies to apprehend suspects; Mirandized suspects upon apprehension.
  • Investigated traffic accidents, complaints, and suspicious activity, and secured crime scenes, interrogated suspects and witnesses, and collected evidence to support allegations; provided expert testimony in court.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Made arrests for violations of criminal laws and conducted background investigations.
  • Served active warrants and subpoenas.
  • Verified and authenticated validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved integrity for court proceedings.
  • Responded to calls related to DWI, felonies, misdemeanors, domestic abuse, and animal rescue.
  • Liaised with school counselors and administrators regarding juvenile offenders.
  • Responded to civil unrest, search and rescue operations.
  • Fostered rapport with school personnel and students to build trust and cultivate communication.
  • Conducted stationary and mobile surveillance on investigatory individuals.
  • Adhered to all safety protocols and properly handled all equipment, weapons and materials.
  • Liaised between public and police department, strengthening relationships, communications, and trust between neighbors and police.
04/2008 to 04/2014 Combat Medic Specialist (68W) City Of Santa Ana, Ca | Santa Ana, CA,
  • Render emergency/ non-emergency First Aid (medical treatment) to patients/soldiers on and off the field.
  • Instruct infantry soldiers on Combat Lifesaver/ First Responder training.
  • Manage Medical readiness, medical supplies/ equipment.
  • Maintain physical fitness.
  • Maintain weapons/ qualify, maintain vehicles and equipment.
  • Deploy to combat zones and natural disaster zones.
  • Perform rescues of injured patients/ soldiers.
  • Rendered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Collaborated with team members and other first responders, ensuring consistent communication to maintain order and efficient care delivery.
  • Immobilized patients for transport using backboard or other spinal mobilization.
  • Inserted IVs and administered oral and injectable medications.
  • Documented all patient information, including condition or injury, treatment and medication administration.
03/2012 to 04/2013 Correctional Officer Cvph Medical Center | Plattsburgh, NY,
  • Maintained clear and open communications with all facility areas to support efficient and safe operations.
  • Detected potential threats and quickly defused conflicts.
  • Conducted internal security checks to ascertain inmate safety.
  • Maintained communications with staff and inmate body to maintain safe, effective prison environment.
  • Supervised inmates during day-to-day activities.
  • Assisted in restraining violent and unruly inmates.
  • Safely transported inmates to and from work sites.
  • Reviewed housing assignments and reassigned inmates to meet allocation and safety needs.
  • Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.
  • Maintained appropriate control, security and well-being over those detained.
  • Maintained daily logs of shift activity.
  • Inspected cells and conducted random searches of common areas.
  • Supervised residents during meal distribution and intake, recreation time and work-site performance.
  • Monitored daily activities to identify and manage suspicious behavior, improper conduct and signs of conflict.
  • Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications.
  • Verified warrants, conducted searches and fingerprinted inmates.
  • Received property from incoming inmates, provided receipts and inspected items for contraband.
06/2009 to 04/2013 EMT-Basic Bell County EMS | City, STATE,
  • Responded to emergency and non-emergency 911 calls for medical assistance from minor injuries/illnesses to performing CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation).
  • Rendered direct patient care, including stabilizing patients and determining course of action based on triage.
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Performed CPR and used cardiac defibrillator to revive patients in cardiac arrest or arrythmia.
  • Asked patients questions regarding ingestion or intake of over-the-counter medications, prescriptions and illicit drugs.
  • Explained to conscious patients steps involved for medical evaluations and need for possible hospital transport.
  • Monitored patients from scene to hospital transfer while conducting in-transit care.
  • Transported patients from accident scenes to hospitals in emergency vehicles.
  • Operated emergency vehicles with caution to keep patients, public and first responders safe.
  • Observed and assessed incident scenes upon arrival to determine level of safety for all first responders.
  • Reviewed inventory levels prior to shift and restocked ambulance to prepare for service.
  • Conducted equipment inspections and vehicle checks in adherence with required maintenance schedules.
  • Documented all calls in reports detailing type of incident and course of treatment.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2006 High School Diploma | Bell County High School, Pineville, KY GPA:
  • Pre-College Diploma
  • 2 College Credits
  • Awarded Full Academic Scholarship to the University of Kentucky.
Expected in | University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY GPA:
  • 3 Credit Hours
Expected in | Southeast Kentucky Community And Technical College, Middlesboro, KY, GPA:
  • 47 Credits
Expected in 12/2009 Basic Combat Training | United States Army Basic Infantry Training, Fort Jackson, South Carolina, GPA:
  • 1st Battalion, 34th Infantry, 1665th Infantry Brigade
  • Rank: Private
Expected in 04/2009 Combat Medic (68W) | United States Army Medical Center & School, San Antonio, TX, GPA:
  • 232nd Medical Battalion, 32nd Medical Brigade.
  • First Aid/ CPR
  • National Registry EMT-B
  • Combat Medic Specialist
Expected in Certificate(s) | Kentucky Army National Guard, Somerset, KY, GPA:
  • B Company, 1/149th Infantry Battalion, 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade
  • Earned numerous certificates/ training from 2009-2013 at multiple locations.
  • Rank: Specialist/ Corporal (E-4)
Expected in 09/2013 Certified Law Enforcement Officer | Law Enforcement Department of Criminal Justice Training, Richmond, KY, GPA:
  • Law Enforcement Basic Training/ 768 Hours
Expected in Continuing Education Courses | Law Enforcement Department of Criminal Justice Training, Richmond, KY, GPA:
  • Breath Test Operator 2013
  • Law Enforcement Mobile Data Terminal Access 2013
  • Controlled Substance & Diversion Investigation 2014
  • Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement 2016
  • Electronic Evidence Investigation 2016
  • Sexual Assault Investigations 2021
  • Multiple other training/ courses not listed above.
Expected in 12/2018 Certified Nurses Aide | Nursing Southeast Kentucky Community And Technical College, Pineville, KY, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Bell County High School
  • University of Kentucky
  • Southeast Kentucky Community And Technical College
  • United States Army Basic Infantry Training
  • United States Army Medical Center & School
  • Kentucky Army National Guard
  • Department of Criminal Justice Training
  • Department of Criminal Justice Training
  • Southeast Kentucky Community And Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Combat Medic Specialist (68W)
  • Correctional Officer
  • EMT-Basic


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Basic Combat Training
  • Combat Medic (68W)
  • Certificate(s)
  • Certified Law Enforcement Officer
  • Continuing Education Courses
  • Certified Nurses Aide

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