Lead Faculty Area Chair Criminal Justice resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Successful, committed, and reliable educator and law enforcement professional with seventeen years of supervision and management experience. Regarded as an exceptional leader who produced results through cooperation and collaboration while creating an enjoyable and innovative work environment where employees could reach their full potential

09/2011 to Current Lead Faculty Area Chair - Criminal Justice Ascension (System Office) | Gulf Breeze, FL,
  • Provide leadership and support to adjunct faculty and collaborate with administration to plan and implement faculty and curriculum development
  • Provide undergraduate instruction in courses such as Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice, Organizational Behavior & Management, CJ Management Theory & Practice, and Criminology
04/1998 to 02/2012 Police Captain State Of Louisiana | Breaux Bridge, LA,
  • Patrol Bureau Assistant Division Commander at Central Patrol Division, East Patrol Division, Shoal Creek Patrol Division, and North Patrol Division responsible for operations of an entire Patrol Bureau watch
  • Commander of the Fleet Operations Unit responsible for a fleet of over 900 vehicles, 39 fleet technicians, multiple fueling stations, alternative fuels, and a $3 million annual budget
  • Commander of the Drug Enforcement Unit, responsible for the management of six squads with sixty detectives and supervisors investigating narcotics violations, financial crimes, vice crimes, meth labs, and patrol narcotics possession cases
  • Tactical Response Team (TRT) Commander managing a contingency of fourteen officers and sergeants with command authority in incidents such as critical incident response, hostage situations, investigations, execution of search warrants, crowd control/civil disorder, and dignitary protection
  • Specialist Instructor with the Regional Police Academy in Basic Spanish for Law Enforcement, Commander Civil Disorder Training, Hostage Situations, and Riot Control
09/1993 to 04/1998 Police Sergeant Houston Baptist University | Lynchburg, VA,
  • Supervised a sector of patrol officers in the Central and North Patrol Divisions. This assignment consisted of monitoring officers’ performance and conduct, extensive contact with citizens to mediate complaints or concerns, use of problem solving to address crime patterns at a field level, and administrative duties involving extensive written communication
  • Supervised the Purchasing Section of the police department and was responsible for all purchases and contractual services of the department. Monitored the preparation of bids by department purchasing agents and forwarded for approval by the Board of Police Commissioners
09/1986 to 09/1993 Police Officer Kansas City, MO Police Department | City, STATE,
  • Various assignments as a police officer to include patrol officer, Tactical Response Team, and Sex Crimes investigator
  • Supervised a group of officers who received the Police Executive Research Forum’s Herman Goldstein Problem Solving Award
  • Member of the Department’s Y2K Committee and presented Incident Command System training to the entire department for Y2K preparation
  • Received the Special Unit Citation for training all department officers in the Active Shooter/Rapid Deployment System
  • Received the Meritorious Service Award for creation of the Westport Entertainment District Crowd Security Plan
  • Received the Special Unit Citation as a member of the Westport Security Detail
  • Received the Special Unit Citation for the Department's Blueprint Taskforce
  • Revamped the Department’s Field Force Training System and provided training to the entire department in that system
  • Revamped the Department’s Spanish training program and conducted training for the Regional Police Academy in Basic Spanish for Law Enforcement
  • Participated as an assessor in eight promotional processes for the commander and sergeant rank with various police departments nationwide
  • Created computerized Critical Incident Management System plans for critical incident response for schools and businesses in the North Patrol Division
  • Member of the Sister City Initiative, a department and community effort to train Kansas City officers in Spanish language and culture and create a cooperative agreement with a city in Mexico
  • Planned and managed two violent crime initiatives involving 200 investigators and officers addressing violence in Kansas City’s inner-core using covert and overt police tactics
  • Received a Certification of Appreciation from the Drug Enforcement Administration for supporting efforts to combat drug trafficking
  • Assigned as the first captain at the new Shoal Creek Patrol Division, responsible for identifying resources and personnel needs to fully staff the Division and creating relationships with community stakeholders in that area of the city
  • Received the Distinguished Service Medal for preventing a man from committing suicide
Expected in 2009 Master of Business Administration | Baker College, Flint, Michigan GPA:
Expected in 1994 Bachelor of Science | Criminal Justice Administration Park University , Parkville, MO GPA:

administration, supervision, critical incident response and management, computer technology, budgeting, interpersonal communications, law enforcement, security, adult education and instruction, human resources management, problem solving, purchasing, written communications, criminal and internal investigations, patrol operations, administration, tactical operations, narcotics investigations

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School Attended

  • Baker College
  • Park University

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  • Lead Faculty Area Chair - Criminal Justice
  • Police Captain
  • Police Sergeant
  • Police Officer


  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science

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