police officer resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Police Officer highly effective at taking leadership direction from superiors as well as mentoring other officers. Believes that willingness to learn and emphasis on teamwork are essential qualities of successful law enforcement officers. Focused on maintaining strong relationships with coworkers and community.

  • Patrol procedures
  • Calm under pressure
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Community relations
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Evidence collection
  • Arresting suspects
  • Civil and criminal laws
  • Defensive tactics
  • Report writing
  • Proficient with technology
Police Officer, 04/2019 to Current
City Of WestervilleWesterville, OH,
  • Respond to emergency medical calls with Fire/ EMS.
  • Answered calls and complaints while providing community-oriented police services to improve and enhance quality of life community-wide.
  • Supported positive relationships between the Police Department and general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens and visitors.
  • Supported scene investigations by securing perimeters, collecting evidence, interviewing witnesses and documenting statements.
  • Protected motorists and pedestrians by providing traffic control at traffic accident scenes, congested areas, schools and special events.
  • Provide First Aid/ CPR when needed.
  • Prioritized 911 calls for response.
  • Wrote detailed arrest and accident reports.
  • All statements below apply to current position as well.
Police Officer, 10/2017 to 04/2019
City Of WestervilleWesterville, OH,
  • Investigated criminal and traffic offenses.
  • 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.
  • Served active warrants and subpoenas.
  • Responded to calls related to DUI, 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.
  • Gathered preliminary investigation information as first responder to crime scenes.
  • Fostered rapport with the community and business owners.
Certified 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator, 11/2016 to 09/2017
Securitas Security Services Usa, Inc.Fenton, MO,
  • Handled emergency phone calls calmly and obtained pertinent information with composed approach.
  • Used radio, telephone and computer system to update first responders with new information.
  • Prioritized responses to public emergency and non-emergent calls to promptly dispatch police, fire and EMS while tracking data in real-time.
  • Dispatched calls to relevant police, fire or medical response personnel depending on individual call situations.
  • Took caller information, read associated computer information and documented vital details in call tracking and assignment system.
  • Mitigated risks and emergency response delays by efficiently monitoring public safety field units.
  • Assisted departments with special requests such as BOLOs.
  • Dispatched police, fire, medical, proprietary security companies and other emergency agencies for callers in distress.
  • Entered information on computerized systems to verify locations and notify nearest responders.
  • Maintained and updated crucial and confidential information, including phone numbers and addresses.
  • Asked probing questions to get to root of caller's issues.
  • Read and effectively interpreted small-scale maps and information from computer screen to determine locations and provide directions.
  • Responded professionally to telephone calls.
  • Scheduled routine service calls to ensure all dispatch equipment was well maintained.
Night Auditor, 02/2016 to 12/2016
Marcus CorporationNorth Hollywood, CA,
  • Handled night audit paperwork, verification of daily room occupancy and hotel revenue reviews.
  • Assisted hotel guests with check in and out procedures courteously.
  • Audited and balanced cash and credit transactions daily and reset register for next day's operations.
  • Documented wake-up requests and set up automatic calls in system.
  • Completed all nightly updates to hotel rates and individual room charges.
  • Ran end-of-day computer functions and closed out reports.
  • Coordinated with guest services and concierge team to meet guest needs.
  • Checked auditing discrepancies by reconciling cash drop and credit card transactions.
  • Directed and trained new staff on procedures, service standards and productivity strategies and provided assistance and mentoring.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2014 to Villa Rica High School - Villa Rica, GA
Basic Law Enforcement Certification: , Expected in 12/2017 to North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy - Austell, GA,
  • Formally commended by superiors for bravery.
  • Received multiple Meritorious awards.
  • Awarded "Spartan award" in the Police academy for defensive tactics.

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School Attended

  • Villa Rica High School
  • North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Certified 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator
  • Night Auditor


  • High School Diploma
  • Basic Law Enforcement Certification

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