law enforcement officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

I am committed to serving and protecting the students and staff of Classical Preparatory from crime and dangerous activities. Extensive conflict and crisis prevention training. Specializes in de-escalated situations to provide optimal outcomes for all involved individuals.

Highly effective at taking leadership direction from superiors as well as mentoring junior officers. Believes that willingness to learn and emphasis on teamwork are essential qualities of a successful work environment. Focused on maintaining strong relationships with coworkers and community.

I bring extensive experience of established policies and procedures regarding security, safety, law enforcement and traffic services. Adhered to safety and health procedures for injury and illness prevention of self and others. Remained calm, patient and composed while exercising tact in dealing with challenging interpersonal situations.

  • Report Writing
  • Protecting People and Property
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem-Solving
  • Maintaining Order
  • Emergency Response
  • Public Safety
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Advanced Lethal Weapons Training
  • Drug Laws Enforcement
  • Human Relations
  • Case Management
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Felony Laws Knowledge
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • Conflict Resolution Tactics
  • Planning and Coordination
Education and Training
Pasco Hernando Community College Dade City, FL Expected in 12/2005 Law Enforcement/Basic Recruit Academy : 760 Hours - GPA :
Saint Leo University Saint Leo, FL Expected in 01/2005 Bachelor of Arts : Criminal Justice - GPA :
Pasco Hernando Community College Spring Hill, FL Expected in 08/2003 Associate of Science : Criminal Justice Technology - GPA :
Frank W. Springstead High School Spring Hill, FL Expected in 06/1999 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Department Of Agriculture - Law Enforcement Officer
Roanoke, VA, 10/2021 - Current

Completed law enforcement training orientation. Successfully qualified and showed proficiency with agency firearms and taser, as well as, defensive tactics and take downs. Build rapport with citizens in the community during events and assist with traffic control.

Department Of Agriculture - Law Enforcement Officer
Roosevelt, AZ, 02/2006 - 10/2019
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Contributed to criminal court cases and hearings by providing testimony under oath.
  • Liaised between public and police department, strengthening relationships, communications, and trust between neighbors and police.
  • Fostered personal and professional relationships with community members to create safer environments for police and citizens.
  • Delivered specialized training to enhance officer safety, public safety and community relations.
  • Performed surveillance using basic, static, mobile foot and vehicle, advanced surveillance and personal security techniques.
  • Coordinated with local, federal, and interstate law enforcement agencies to apprehend suspects; Mirandized suspects upon apprehension.
  • Reported threats to public safety, including deficient streetlights, signs, and road surfaces, and removed disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways.
  • Processed incoming inmates and arrestees and compiled arrest packages, including arrest and booking documentation, fingerprints, mug shots and medical history.
  • Institute processes to streamline training schedules and ensure officers attain qualifications.
  • Investigated criminal and traffic offenses.
  • Apprehended suspects, prepared case reports and testified in courtroom hearings.
  • Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
  • Responded to and investigated security and burglar alarms.
  • Adhered to safety protocols and properly handled equipment, weapons and materials.
  • Made arrests for violations of criminal laws and conducted background investigations.
  • Responded to calls related to DWI, felonies, misdemeanors, domestic abuse and animal rescue.
  • Directed and controlled crowds at parades, funeral processions and sporting events.
  • Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
  • Communicated with subjects and witnesses to acquire and verify information relevant to roadway accident investigations.
  • Wrote, reviewed and approved reports entered in county database.
  • Responded to civil unrest, search and rescue operations.
  • Assessed crime scenes upon arrival and secured areas.
  • Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
  • Reviewed lesson plans and adjusted lessons.
  • Mentored specific employees on areas in need of improvement.
  • Created and utilized successful lesson plans to train on outlined material.
  • Organized key training sessions and qualifications for personnel.
  • Modified teaching strategies to customize lesson plans for different student needs.
  • Created and offered additional materials to enhance training.
  • Explained goals and expectations required of trainees.
  • Evaluated client processes, employee performance and training progress to determine additional training needs.
Total Wine - Customer Service Cashier
Mountain View, CA, 03/1999 - 01/2006
  • Handled customer complaints and concerns promptly, escalating complex issues to direct supervisor for quick resolution.
  • Greeted customers and responded to informational requests.
  • Processed credit card, EBT and gift certificate payments in electronic computer systems.
  • Counted tills at beginning of shift with start money and balanced and reconciled register, reflecting financial discrepancies, refunds and account deferrals.
  • Exchanged and returned items, noting details in company database and placed returned merchandise in bins for restocking.
  • Recommended, selected, located and obtained products to meet customer needs.
  • Bagged, boxed or gift-wrapped sold merchandise per customer's request.
  • Refilled and rotated items on shelves to maintain well-stocked inventory.
  • Maintained cleanliness and presentation of stock room and production floor.
  • Greeted customers promptly and responded to questions.
  • Maintained work area and kept cash drawer organized.
  • Counted and balanced cashier drawers.
  • Cleaned and stocked front-end areas with register tapes and ribbons.
  • Complied with cash handling procedures to meet regional cashier variance policy.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find store items.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
  • Scanned items and checked pricing on cash register for accuracy.
  • Kept check-out areas clean, organized, and well-stocked to maintain attractive store.
  • Built and maintained productive relationships with employees.
  • Managed cashier shifts and breaks.
  • Trained and mentored new cashiers to maximize performance with skilled, efficient and knowledgeable team members.
  • Placed merchandise in bags or boxes and gave packages to customers.
  • Resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Counted drawers at start and end of shifts to validate daily records and uphold accounting accuracy.
  • Assisted customers to find appropriate products, answered product questions and provided product solutions.
  • Helped customer locate and select appropriate merchandise throughout store.
  • Applied proper tare procedures when ringing up scalable items to maintain accurate pricing.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and added to shelves in accordance with planograms and stock rotation policies.
  • Processed returned items in accordance with store policy.
  • Redeemed promotional coupons and food stamps and figured discounts.
  • Received product orders, unloaded merchandise and arranged store stock into appealing displays.
  • Resolved customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns for remediation.
  • Prepared special orders for shipment.
  • Issued receipts, discussed return policies, and directed customers to pickup locations for larger merchandise.
  • Updated promotional displays to assist merchandising teams and drive new product sales.

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School Attended

  • Pasco Hernando Community College
  • Saint Leo University
  • Pasco Hernando Community College
  • Frank W. Springstead High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Customer Service Cashier


  • Law Enforcement/Basic Recruit Academy
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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