police officer resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

• Intermediate in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power Point •Works great under stress •CPR and first aid trained •Great people skills •Dedicated person offering 15+ years of progressive law enforcement experience and seeking a new position with room for career advancement. Always looking for ways to go above and beyond the requirements of the job to make a lasting impact on the department and members of the public. Exceptional integrity, leadership and problem-solving abilities. Dedicated Police Officer skilled at dealing with general public and handling high-stress situations and emotionally disturbed persons, including domestic violence and child abuse victims. Over 15 years of service.

  • CPR
  • First aid
  • Civil laws
  • Emergency vehicle operation
  • Search and Seizure Procedures
  • Interrogation Techniques
  • Civil Law Knowledge
  • Criminal Law
  • Safety Improvements
  • Investigations Experience
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Relationship building and management
  • Emergency Response
  • File and records management
  • De-escalation techniques
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal laws
  • Emergency planning
  • Evidence collection protocols
  • Safety and Security
  • Criminal Law Knowledge
  • Team Leadership
  • Traffic Laws
  • Community-Oriented Policing
  • Court testimony
  • Defensive tactics training
  • Report writing
  • Crisis intervention and deescalation
  • Communication skills
  • Court preparation
  • Self-defense training
  • Domestic violence prevention
Work History
01/2015 to Current Police Officer City Of Westerville | Westerville, OH,
  • Provide for public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations
  • Identify, pursue, and arrest suspects and perpetrators of criminal acts
  • Record facts to prepare reports that document incidents and activities
  • Review facts of incidents to determine if criminal act or statute violations were involved
  • Render aid to accident victims and other persons requiring first aid for physical injuries
  • Testify in court to present evidence or act as witness in traffic and criminal cases
  • Evaluate complaint and emergency-request information to determine response requirements
  • Patrol specific area on foot, or motorized conveyance, responding promptly to calls for assistance
  • Monitor traffic to ensure motorists observe traffic regulations and exhibit safe driving procedures
  • Relay complaint and emergency-request information to appropriate agency dispatchers
  • Issue citations or warnings to violators of motor vehicle ordinances
  • Received Life Saving Medal in 2017
  • Reported deficient streetlights, signs and road surfaces to keep residents safe
  • Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes
  • Evaluated complaint and emergency-request information to determine response requirements
  • Responded immediately to reports of automobile accidents and criminal activity, calling for additional support as necessary
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area
  • Issued warnings and citations for traffic violations
  • Obtained information from arrested subjects to conduct debriefings
  • Assisted in special investigations and crime prevention programs
  • Issued traffic citations and electronic tickets for violations of traffic laws
  • Discussed with offenders links between criminal behavior and anger management problems or drug and alcohol abuse
  • Thoroughly analyzed criminal information and processed crime scenes
  • Checked all vehicle equipment for proper functioning prior to use
  • Apprehended offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations
  • Promoted safe driving conditions by quickly identifying and removing disabled vehicles and obstructions from roadways
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court
09/2003 to 12/2014 Sergeant State Of Washington | Olympia, WA,
  • Maintain security of the institution, respond to emergency situations, transport inmates both male/female, type reports, certified in CPR and first aid
  • Also shotgun, range safety & pressure points
  • Prompted to a Sergeant position in Oct 2008
  • Majority of my positions I work is control and perimeter vehicle
  • Received employee of the month in April of 2009 and was in the running for employee of the year
  • Filled in as Acting Lieutenant on night shift and on days completed a total of 300 hours so far and filled in as Acing Captain
  • Led shift briefings to inform officers of important considerations such as properties to check and individuals of note in local areas
  • Audited inventory of safety equipment and weapons for mission security compliance
  • Monitored alarms and security cameras and responded to issues
06/1998 to 09/2003 Customer Service Manager Compass Group Usa Inc | Toledo, OH,
  • Worked with employees and customers
  • Trained in new associates
  • Filled out paperwork that was needed to complete job Worked with the manager and assistants
  • Gave meetings
  • Lots of walking
  • Assumed ownership over team productivity and managed work flow to meet or exceed quality service goals
  • Trained and regularly mentored associates on performance-oriented strategies and customer service techniques
  • Supervised employees and assessed performances to determine training needs and define accurate plans for decreasing process lags
  • Improved customer service initiatives by streamlining sales and order management processes
Expected in Associates degree | Kaplan University, , GPA:
Expected in 05/2015 ND Peace Officers License | Law Enforcement Law Enforcement Training Academy, Bismarck, ND , GPA:
  • First Aid/CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • Kaplan University
  • Law Enforcement Training Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Police Officer
  • Sergeant
  • Customer Service Manager


  • Associates degree
  • ND Peace Officers License

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