law enforcement officer resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Motivated Law Enforcement Professional committed to serving and protecting citizens from crime. Extensive conflict and crisis prevention training. Specializes in de-escalated situations to provide optimal outcomes for all involved individuals. Accomplished law enforcement professional with 13 years experience in protecting and serving the public through policing. Expertise in strengthening relationships and trust between civilians and law enforcement agencies and positively influencing crime reporting in high-crime communities resulting in increased public and community safety. Highly skilled in coordinating teams of up to 10 individuals to achieve law enforcement objectives and proven success in coordinating with local and federal agencies to apprehend wanted persons and close criminal investigation cases.

Has been in a supervisory/leadership position for close to 10 years and currently ranked as a Lieutenant with four direct subordinates including one detective and three school resource officers. Indirectly supervises at least fifteen subordinate officers.

  • Arrest Techniques
  • Search and Seizure Laws Familiarity
  • Surveillance Expert
  • Radar Speed Measurement
  • Defense and Arrest Tactics (DAAT)
  • Problem-Solving
  • Protecting People and Property
  • Traffic and Mostorists Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Maintaining Order
  • Court Testimony
  • Issuing Citations
  • Crime Scene Photographs
  • Report Writing
  • First Aid
  • Foot Patrolling
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Emergency Response
  • Dispatch Communication
  • Accident Scene Documentation
  • Service Oriented
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Accident Investigations
  • Assigning Work
  • Defensive Driving Training
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Exceptional Problem Solver
  • Schedule Setting
Law Enforcement Officer, 07/2013 - Current
University Of Florida Gainesville, FL,
  • Sought out witnesses to obtain information about identifiable violations of local, state or federal statutes.
  • Executed and obtained search warrants and subpoenas to obtain evidence for resolution of criminal matters.
  • Obtained and executed search and arrest warrants in full compliance with legal protections.
  • Interviewed suspects, informants and witnesses to gain clearer picture of criminal acts and collect statements.
  • Produced and submitted accurate and detailed reports to complete files and support criminal cases.
  • Prepared detailed reports and affidavits for courts by obtaining information through physical surveillance and thorough investigations.
  • Offered advice, guidance and leadership to junior detectives.
  • Managed crime scene investigations by collecting evidence, performing fingerprinting and taking videos and photos of scenes.
  • Secured evidence from crime scenes, bodies and secondary locations, carefully following sound evidentiary practices and chain of custody requirements.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
  • Managed investigations and prepared criminal cases for court.
  • Bagged evidence carefully and verified submission to proper department.
  • Testified in court cases to back up case evidence and detail timelines.
  • Spoke with witnesses, collected descriptions and located persons of interest.
  • Conducted investigations of suspects and interviewed witnesses to obtain statements.
  • Documented facts and statements gathered from complainants, witnesses and accused persons.
  • Served warrants for individuals and property searches.
Law Enforcement Officer, 03/2010 - 07/2013
University Of Florida Gainesville, FL,
  • Liaised between public and police department, strengthening relationships, communications and trust between neighbors and police.
  • Reported threats to public safety, including deficient streetlights, signs and road surfaces and removed disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways.
  • 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.
  • Fostered personal and professional relationships with community members to create safer environments for police and citizens.
  • Contributed to criminal court cases and hearings by providing testimony under oath.
  • 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.
  • Served criminal warrants and subpoenas to suspects in public and private locations.
  • Patrolled assigned areas both on foot and in motor vehicles, maintaining awareness and providing valuable community surveillance.
  • Diffused active disturbances with de-escalation techniques, compassion and combat skills.
  • Responded promptly to activated alarms for fires and burglaries.
  • Pursued fleeing suspects on foot and in varying terrain.
  • Directed traffic at high-volume special events for public safety and order.
  • Communicated with victims, suspects and witnesses to gather and provide information regarding criminal events.
  • Observed and recorded details of criminal events according to departmental protocol.
  • Interviewed witnesses and victims to determine critical details relevant to each case.
  • Drove with precision and speed to follow and reach suspects in traffic chases.
  • Subdued resisting subjects with defensive tactics and approved nonlethal weapons.
  • Issued traffic tickets and wrote incident reports according to commissioner specifications.
  • Executed law enforcement patrol functions in assigned locations for extended periods of time.
  • Gathered evidence, interviewed victims and interrogated suspects to conduct thorough criminal investigations.
  • Documented observations and actions by radioing information and completing reports.
  • Protected citizens by preventing crime, enforcing laws and apprehending suspects.
Commercial Tool/Saw Sharpener, 05/2005 - 01/2010
Earnhardt Auto Gilbert, AZ,
  • Placed new supply orders for parts and tools.
  • Used designing templates and jigs to promote accurate parts fabrication.
  • Utilized measuring, molding and cutting tools to shape blocks to proper dimensions and sizes.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Approached customers and engaged in conversation through use of effective interpersonal and people skills.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Assisted with customer requests and answered questions to improve satisfaction.
  • Identified needs of customers promptly and efficiently.
Delivery Specialist, 01/2004 - 05/2005
Farmers Home Furniture City, STATE,
  • Observed road rules, weather and road conditions and other factors to maintain safe driving record.
  • Remained calm and pleasant with customers at all times, even during tense situations.
  • Promoted exemplary service to customers by keeping deliveries on time and undamaged.
  • Drove delivery truck or van to transport orders.
  • Inspected vehicle daily and reported issues to schedule maintenance and repairs.
  • Directed and balanced loads to reduce on-road incidents.
  • Loaded and unloaded boxes and packages to move to and from vehicle.
  • Sorted packages for delivery by arranging in delivery sequence.
  • Checked delivery paperwork against loads, issued receipts and updated logs.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2002
Marion High School - Marion, SC
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  • Marion High School

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  • Law Enforcement Officer
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