police detective sergeant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Focused Detective Sergeant well-versed in leading interrogations, collecting witness statements and gathering evidence. Successful at maintaining a strong close rate and leading a strong team of detectives. Desiring a fast-paced position with room for career growth.

Seasoned Detective with decorated career in law enforcement dedicated to solving criminal cases. Hardworking and conscientious with high integrity and good clear rates. Skillfully obtain evidence and statements with both modern and traditional policing techniques.

Served as a Task Force Officer with DEA, USSS and the US Attorneys office.

Former dealership service manager / ASE Technician and state inspector

  • Maintaining compliance
  • Case reviews
  • Surveillance techniques
  • Community relations
  • Testifying skills
  • Criminal justice technology
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Judicial procedures
  • Locating individuals
  • Criminal law knowledge
  • Undercover experience
  • Interrogation skills
  • Debriefing informants
  • Report preparation
  • Firearms knowledge
  • Serving search warrants
  • Well versed in all aspects of automotive repairs
  • Able to keep custom service index in the top of all categories
07/2000 to 10/2021
Police Detective Sergeant Hughes Exterminators Bradenton, FL,
  • Managed investigations and prepared criminal cases for court.
  • Offered advice, guidance and leadership to junior detectives.
  • Communicated information on proper procedures, judicial processes and successful strategies for criminal investigations.
  • Read and evaluated case reports from each detective to assess accuracy and completeness.
  • Uncovered and corrected staffing problems.
  • Interviewed suspects, informants, and witnesses to gain clearer picture of criminal acts and collect statements.
  • Testified in court cases to back up case evidence and detail timelines.
  • Documented facts and statements gathered from complainants, witnesses and accused persons.
  • Prepared detailed reports and affidavits for courts by obtaining information through physical surveillance and thorough investigations.
  • Obtained and executed search and arrest warrants in full compliance with legal protections.
  • Executed and obtained search warrants and subpoenas to obtain evidence for resolution of criminal matters.
  • Served warrants for individuals and property searches.
  • Testified under oath in administrative hearings and criminal court cases.
03/1998 to 07/2000
Service Manager Tire Discounters Ooltewah, TN,
  • Improved customer satisfaction ratings by listening to complaints and finding appropriate solutions to problems.
  • Prioritized and delegated daily work tasks to meet anticipated project goals.
  • Created employee work schedules to keep shifts properly staffed.
  • Pitched in to complete various duties during peak periods or employee absences.
  • Upheld team productivity and quality objectives by setting and maintaining clear benchmarks for service.
  • Collaborated with customers to offer solutions to service needs.
  • Created written estimates and obtained customer consent to proceed.
  • Monitored employee performance through analysis of key metrics.
  • Hired, trained and developed service department staff to drive performance.
  • Adhered to customer service standards to foster satisfaction and retention.
  • Managed service department budget and investigated and resolved discrepancies.
  • Inspected completed work to assess quality and identify skill gaps.
  • Determined schedules, sequences and assignments for work activities, based on priority, quantity of equipment and personnel skill.
  • Established and enforced clear safety policies to protect workers from injury.
05/1991 to 03/1998
Automotive Service Technician City Of Detroit Detroit, MI,
  • Adjusted, repaired or replaced defective automotive parts.
  • Repaired transmissions, engines, coolant systems and suspension systems on vehicles.
  • Inspected vehicles to assess damage and plan for repairs and new parts.
  • Tested electronic components and computer controls with specialized devices.
  • Rebuilt components and systems to correct faults and achieve desired performance levels.
  • Wrote up detailed repair orders outlining actions and estimated costs.
  • Calibrated repaired systems to meet performance specifications outlined by manufacturers.
  • Tuned and adjusted electronic automotive equipment and entertainment systems.
  • Performed minor maintenance services, including gasket replacements, coolant flushes and tune-ups.
  • Removed, replaced, balanced and rotated new or used tires to maintain on-road safety
  • Completed repairs and maintenance to major vehicle models to meet safety specifications.
  • Evaluated, repaired and aligned vehicle suspensions.
  • Monitored shop equipment to maintain safe working condition.
  • Maintained certifications and completed in-depth training on commonly-serviced equipment, systems and components.
  • Examined and inspected damaged vehicles, estimating repair costs prior to performing service.
  • Welded, soldered and fabricated parts to complete skilled services.
  • Interpreted drawings and schematics to pinpoint sources of mechanical issues.
  • Developed in-depth understanding of automotive systems and components to complete fast and accurate repairs.
01/1987 to 04/1994
Police Officer Southampton Town City, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Served active warrants and subpoenas.
  • 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.
  • Assessed crime scenes upon arrival and secured areas.
  • Inspected squad vehicle and weapons daily and arranged for routine and special maintenance.
  • Conducted field sobriety tests and used portable breathalyzers to perform tests.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as first responder to crime scenes.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
: Criminal Justice
Suffolk County Community College - Selden, NY
Expected in to to
: Police Training
Suffolk County Police Academy - Westhampton, NY

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School Attended

  • Suffolk County Community College
  • Suffolk County Police Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Detective Sergeant
  • Service Manager
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Police Officer


  • Some College (No Degree)

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