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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and passionate Lieutenant with integrity and record of accomplishment in law enforcement. Proven expertise in leading and motivating Troopers to handle substantial workloads and difficult situations with a service-oriented approach. Proficient in handling administrative requirements and schedules.

Experienced law enforcement professional with over 23 years of experience. Excellent reputation for operating with a focus on teamwork.

Skills
  • Public relations understanding
  • Court testimony
  • Active Supervision
  • Written Communication
  • Analytical skills
  • Training & Development
  • Computer skills
  • Culturally aware with worldview
  • Organization and Time management
  • Teamwork
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Responsible and liability conscious
  • Diligent
  • Dedicated
Work History
Lieutenant Wyoming Highway Patrol, 12/2014 to Current
State Of WyomingCity, STATE,
  • Conveyed important information at start of each shift such as areas of focus and persons of interest in local areas, traffic hazards and potential areas of hazards.
  • Backed up patrol officers during difficult stops or to answer complex questions.
  • Maintained positive relations with other local law enforcement agencies through active communication at meetings and assistance with calls for service. Conducted meetings with top executives to ensure patrol was available and fulfilling commitments to its local agencies.
  • Maintained positive relationships and direct communication at all levels within assigned WYDOT district including maintenance, signs, radio tech and district engineers office.
  • Maintained positive relations with other state agencies including Department of Family services, Drivers services, Office of Oversize Loads and more.
  • Investigated allegations of employee misconduct, reported findings and coordinated warranted disciplinary actions.
  • Guided troopers through difficult situations, assisting teams onsite and advising on strategic decisions.
  • Managed shift schedules, including granting or denying leave requests and obtaining coverage for shortages. Also covering shifts myself when other options were not available.
  • Provided presentations for community groups and public events highlighting work of troopers.
  • Inspected officers and vehicles to identify and correct any unprofessional appearances.
  • Structured assignments for subordinates based on current patrol priorities, special requirements and individual strengths.
  • Led teams by example, consistently demonstrating correct behaviors and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Responded to call-outs during periods of low coverage or high demand to serve public in assigned area.
  • Identified, pursued and arrested suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
  • Completed detailed reports and required paperwork related to serving warrants, investigating criminal activity and use of force deployments.
  • Patrolled assigned locations to preserve law and order, deter and detect criminal activity, enforce laws and regulations, respond to citizen requests for assistance and provide public safety.
  • Recorded facts and prepared detailed reports documenting incidents and activities.
  • Collaborated with court prosecutors and testified in court in support of numerous cases.
  • Investigated crimes while administering first aid, securing perimeters while properly identifying and preserving evidence.
  • Rendered aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries.
State Trooper Wyoming Highway Patrol, 11/2007 to 12/2014
State Of WyomingCity, STATE,
  • Identified controlled substances and contraband by conducting comprehensive searches of people and property.
  • Used crime scene equipment to identify, collect, analyze and preserve physical evidence at crime scenes, including fingerprints, drug analysis, hair samples, fiber samples and firearms.
  • Promoted safe driving conditions by quickly identifying and removing disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways.
  • Performed high-speed vehicle pursuits to apprehend criminal suspects.
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary.
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
  • Prepared cases for trial and appeared as witness to testify in court.
  • Promoted public safety and facilitated vehicular flow by directing traffic during emergency and congested situations.
  • Directed suspects on field sobriety tests.
  • Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Drafted reports detailing patrol activities, observations and arrests.
  • Completed detailed reports and required paperwork related to serving warrants, investigating criminal activity.
  • Identified, pursued and arrested suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts.
  • Collaborated with court prosecutors and testified in court in support of numerous cases per year.
  • Investigated crimes and accidents while administering first aid, securing perimeters and accident scenes and identifying and preserving evidence.
  • Recorded facts to prepare reports documenting incidents and activities.
  • Provided for public safety by maintaining order, protecting people and property and promoting good community relations.
  • Established and maintained effective working relationships with state transportation authorities, local law enforcement and other outside organizations and general public to provide optimal service and protection.
  • Patrolled assigned location to preserve law and order, deter and detect criminal activity, enforce laws and regulations, respond to citizen requests for assistance and provide public safety.
Police Officer City of Toledo, Ohio, 12/2000 to 11/2007
City Of ToledoCity, STATE,
  • Worked in designated patrol area in both single officer car, two-man units, wagon crews.
  • Assigned to Directed Policing for several years, conducting and planning tactical operations
  • Determined appropriate course of criminal prosecution by analyzing and evaluating information, including physical evidence and statements
  • Built excellent rapport and working relationship with supervisors and staff, to build trust and improve upon communication.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Reported deficient streetlights, signs and road surfaces to keep residents safe.
  • Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Handled citation and traffic violation paperwork.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events, including July 4th celebrations and local festivals and street fairs to prevent injuries.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations.
  • Notified emergency personnel of any incidents and/or accidents requiring medical assistance and aid.
  • Dispensed tickets to offenders for such crimes for traffic offenses and minor criminal violations of state law or city ordinance.
  • Promoted safe driving conditions by quickly identifying and removing disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways.
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail.
  • Assisted in special investigations and crime prevention programs.
  • Coordinated swift and tactical responses to criminal issues such as barricaded suspects, robbery details, advanced surveillance , active warrants where fugitives were actively evading apprehension.
  • Answered calls from citizens and business owners for help in various situations and emergencies.
  • Conducted thorough investigations of serious injury and fatality traffic accidents.
  • Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.
  • Checked all vehicle equipment for proper functioning prior to use.
  • Promptly answered multi-line phone system and greeted callers enthusiastically.
  • Managed crime scenes to protect personnel and preserve evidence.
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding criminal and traffic incidents to determine course of action.
  • Policed assigned areas to check homes, businesses and public roads for signs of disturbance.
  • Apprehended offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations.
  • Worked with investigations team to surveil and capture violent and repeat offenders for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics and prescription drugs.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at scenes of major crimes.
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
Education
Master of Science: Criminal Justice Administration , Expected in 08/2005 to Tiffin University - Tiffin, OH
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 06/2000 to Ohio University - Athens, OH
GPA:
  • Minored in sociology
Associate of Science: Police Science Technology, Expected in 03/1998 to Hocking College - Nelsonville, OH
GPA:
Advanced Training

Wyoming Peace Officer Standards and Training - 2021

- Current record shows over 4,295 hours of post recognized training and/or instruction

Confronting the Toxic Officer -2020

- attended and completed 7 hour class

- focuses on police supervisors contacted and dealing with officers who are problematic, negative and in need of intervention.

Sergeants Academy, The Results Group - 2019

- attended and completed 40 hours class

- Focus is on first line supervision and leadership within the organization

- topics to embrace and pitfalls to avoid

Officer Involved Shooting and Critical Incident Response - 2019

-attended and completed 14 hour class

- focus on response to critical incidents

- proper allocation of recourses and contact points for critical incident response

The Flexible Leader - 2018

- attended and completed 7 hour class

- discussed the ability of a leader to change directions, lead by using different strategies and successful evaluation of goals

Leadership in Police Organization - 2016

- Attended and graduated 120 hour class

- demonstrates and tests application of modern behavioral science and - leadership theories involved with leading a public service agency

F.B.I. Rocky Mountain Command College - 2015

- attended and completed 40 hour course

- Leadership school to develop supervisor skills and look at current trends in law enforcement

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Tiffin University
  • Ohio University
  • Hocking College

Job Titles Held:

  • Lieutenant Wyoming Highway Patrol
  • State Trooper Wyoming Highway Patrol
  • Police Officer City of Toledo, Ohio

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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