narcotics detective resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Police Officer with 19 years experience, including patrol, narcotics, DARE instructor, Spanish translation, defensive tactics instructor, RADAR/LIDAR instructor and accident reconstruction.

  • Defense and Arrest Tactics Instructor
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Crash Reconstructionist
  • RADAR/LIDAR Speed Measurement instructor
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor
  • Field Training Officer
  • Command Spanish Instructor
  • P.O.S.T. Commissioner
  • Narcotics Detective
Narcotics Detective, 09/2019 to Current
Alamance CountyAlamance County, NC,
  • Dismantled transportation networks that supply narcotics to local distribution markets.
  • Explored prescription drug fraud and forgeries leads.
  • Implemented physical surveillance activities and managed informants.
  • Testified in court using evidence compiled to apprehend criminals.
  • Managed surveillance of individuals, specific properties and events.
  • Conducted follow-up investigations for felony narcotics arrests.
  • Tracked information from sources, including patrol officers, community members and confidential informants.
  • Opened investigations into issues brought up by individuals in the community.
  • Adhered to agency standards and legal requirements when installing cameras and recording devices.
  • Completed routine police reports after conducting investigations.
  • Served warrants for individuals and property searches.
  • Enforced drug-related laws, serving warrants, apprehending suspects and assisting prosecution.
  • Photographed narcotic purchase transactions to compile evidence and protect undercover investigators.
  • Prepared detailed reports and affidavits for courts by obtaining information through physical surveillance and thorough investigations.
  • Executed and obtained search warrants and subpoenas to obtain evidence for resolution of criminal matters.
P.O.S.T. Commissioner, 03/2019 to Current
P.O.S.T. CommissionCity, STATE,

The Tennessee Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Commission is responsible for developing and enforcing standards and training for all local police officers. The Commission also promotes continuing law enforcement training for the full time peace officers in Tennessee. The Commission is composed of eighteen members and includes local law enforcement personnel, legislators, and Tennessee citizens who are not connected with law enforcement. The work of the Commission is supported by two staff members, as well as by the Tennessee Law Enforcement Academy staff.

Serving as the primary regulatory body for Tennessee law enforcement, the P.O.S.T. Commission develops and enforces standards for law enforcement agencies statewide including physical, educational, and proficiency skills requirements for both employment and training. In addition to setting standards, the Commission certifies law enforcement training instructors, curricula, and specialized schools. Training programs that may seek P.O.S.T. certification include the basic police training required of all new recruits and continuing education training programs officers complete to fulfill the P.O.S.T. required 40 hours of in-service training each year.

Traffic Crash Reconstructionist, 08/2014 to 09/2019
Smyrna Police DepartmentCity, STATE,

Investigated, and analyzed several serious injury and fatal vehicle collisions. This includes the gathering of measurements, examination of marks, steering angles, braking, road debris, video, eye witness testimony, event data recorders, and the surface the vehicle traveled on. The momentum, energy, and collision analysis helps the investigator conclude what occurred during a vehicle collision.

Police Officer/Field Training Officer, 10/2005 to 09/2019
Smyrna Police DepartmentCity, STATE,

Directed traffic during emergency and congested situations.
Analyzed traffic accidents
Instructed suspects on field sobriety tests
Wrote reports on arrests made, activities performed and unusual incidents observed.
Served active warrants and subpoenas.
Patrolled designated districts in patrol cars
Mediated domestic-related disturbances and protected victims from harm.
Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
Organized and recorded facts to prepare incident reports.
Searched vehicles, buildings, homes and property for evidence and stolen property.
Field Training Officer and Field Training Management
Established new protocols and programs for Field Training Program
Experience drafting search warrants
Translating for patrol functions and detectives
Command Spanish Instructor for state academy (TLETA)
Taught defensive tactics for the department and at the state academy (TLETA)
Emergency Vehicle Operations instructor
RADAR Instructor

Deputy, 07/2001 to 03/2004
Stanly County Sheriff's OfficeCity, STATE,

Patrol Deputy

DARE Instructor and managed DARE program

Translation for patrol and investigations

Narcotics and Undercover Operations

Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 06/2020
Bethel University - Mckenzie, TN

4.0 GPA

: Basic Law Enforcement, Expected in 2001
Stanly Community College - Albemarle, NC
: Music Performance, Expected in
Lee University - Cleveland, TN
: Music Performance, Expected in
Stetson University - DeLand, FL

General Deputy Sheriff Certification

NC Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission


TN Post Police Officer Certification

TN Post Commission


Ethics For Law Enforcement


DARE Instructor


DARE Training Conference


First Responder Procedure Class


Command Spanish Platform Training


Basic In Service with Child Sex Abuse and EVOC


Active Shooter Response


Basic In Service with Child Sex Abuse and EVOC


CPR/AED Certified


Intro to Incident Command System


Intro to National Incident Management System


Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents Awareness Level


Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings Awareness Level


Statement Analysis


PPCT Spontaneous Knife Defense Instructor


PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor


Basic Crash Investigations


Basic SWAT School


Instructor Development


Advanced Traffic Crash Investigations


RADAR/LIDAR Instructor


Traffic Crash Reconstruction


TN Traffic Crash Investigation and Safety Symposium


Standardized Child Passenger Safety Technician


National TIM Responder Training


Motorcycle Safety and Enforcement Train the Trainer


Emergency Vehicle Operation Instructor


Supervising and Managing the FTO Unit


Human Trafficking 101


TIES/NCIC/NLETS Query Certification


DUI Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement


Traffic Crash Investigations Involving Pedestrians


Leadership and Management Training


Attended Tennessee Highway Safety Office Lifesavers Conference


Child Sex Abuse Training


New Detective Training


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School Attended

  • Bethel University
  • Stanly Community College
  • Lee University
  • Stetson University

Job Titles Held:

  • Narcotics Detective
  • P.O.S.T. Commissioner
  • Traffic Crash Reconstructionist
  • Police Officer/Field Training Officer
  • Deputy


  • Bachelor of Science

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